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Employment Opportunities

When you love your job, you never have to work a day in your life!  Woodland Centers has opportunities that can offer you the challenging and rewarding career that allows you to LOVE your job by helping others and making a difference in the lives of many.

Woodland Centers offers excellent benefits that begin the first day of the month after you start:

                Medical/Dental(Low Copay/Deductibles) – Both Single and Family

                Flexible Spending Account Options

                Short Term and Long Term Disability

                Life Insurance

Paid time off benefits begin accruing the from the date you start and there is no waiting time to use these benefits:

                10 Paid Holidays (Including Day after Thanksgiving/ Christmas Eve, and two floating Holidays)

                15 Days vacation (accrued per payroll, increases one day each year to a max of 25 days)

                9 Days sick (accrued per payroll)

                3 Days Personal Leave (accrued per payroll)

Please check our website for more openings at www.woodlandcenters.com.  Resumes along with two references may be submitted to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com, or mail or dropped off at 1125 6th Street SE, Willmar, MN 56201

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MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL: Woodland Centers is currently recruiting a licensed or license eligible Clinical Social Worker or Doctoral Psychologist. Supervision or licensure can be provided. The position involves evaluation and treatment services to adolescents, adults and families, and, perhaps, clinical supervision of unlicensed staff, all in an outpatient setting.  The services will be primarily located in our Willmar office, but over time reassignment to other offices may occur. Woodland Centers is a participating member of the National Health Service Corps and eligible candidates may apply for the NHSC Loan Repayment Program. Please see our website (www.woodlandcenters.com) for information about our agency and the variety of treatment programs we offer.  We offer a competitive benefits package. Salary is commensurate with training and experience. Please send a letter of interest, vita and/or resume to Woodland Centers, HR Department, Box 787, Willmar, MN, 56201 (or email to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.

MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER: FT opening working within Meeker County ARMHS program providing services to promote recovery by providing rehab services utilizing support, hope, and encouragement to people with psychiatric disabilities. Requires a bachelor’s degree with 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services or a high school diploma with 6,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services or a graduate student in one of the behavioral sciences or hold a master’s or other graduate degree in one of the behavioral sciences. Requires good decision making, reading/writing, and communication skills; and the ability to work independently. Requires a valid driver’s license, documentation of current vehicle insurance, and a clean driving record. Must be able to pass a background check. Position open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, P.O. Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.

DETOXIFICATION/CRISIS STABILIZATION NURSE: FT or .8 position (includes rotating shifts and every other weekend) in the Detox and Crisis Units at Woodland Centers. Provide nursing services to adults and youth with chemical health and/or acute emotional issues. Position includes completing health screenings and monitoring, passing medications and processing provider orders. As a part of our nursing team you will communicate with clients, families and outside agencies while working in a fast paced environment. Experience in the use of electronic health record is preferred. Shift differential and competitive benefits package are included. Must possess a valid MN Nurse license or be license eligible. New graduates are encouraged to apply. Must also possess a driver’s license, documentation of current vehicle insurance and a clean driving record. Must be able to pass a background check. Must be able to document two years freedom from chemical use problems. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 AA/EOE.

LPN /RN NURSE EXTENDER: Hourly position week days ( on-call for coverage, less than 20 hours a week) 7:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. serving as a contact person/liaison for the psychiatric unit in Woodland Centers’ offices in Willmar, Montevideo, Litchfield, Olivia, Benson and Dawson. Duties would include meeting with clients prior to their appointment with their prescriber, communicating with clients, parents, guardians and outside agencies, collaborating with other health providers, obtaining information, phone calls, processing orders, providing refills and other nursing duties. Must possess computer skills for documentation. Requires valid MN LPN or RN license. Previous mental health experience preferred. Must have excellent organizational and assessment skills and ability to work independently.  Must be able to pass a background check.  Must have a current Minnesota Drivers License.  Position open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com ). AA/EOE.

MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER: FT opening working within Big Stone County ARMHS program providing services to promote recovery by providing rehab services utilizing support, hope, and encouragement to people with psychiatric disabilities. Requires a bachelor’s degree with 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services or a high school diploma with 6,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services or a graduate student in one of the behavioral sciences or hold a master’s or other graduate degree in one of the behavioral sciences.  Requires good decision making, reading/writing, and communication skills; and the ability to work independently. Requires a valid driver’s license, documentation of current vehicle insurance, and a clean driving record. Must be able to pass a background check. Position open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, P.O. Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.

SUPERVISING NURSE:   (REGISTERED NURSE WITH COMPLETED MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER HOURS REQUIRED) FT position in the Crisis Stabilization and Detoxification programs working primarily day shifts with rotating shifts every other weekend.  Position is responsible for developing program policies/procedures for nursing services, developing systems of care for ongoing monitoring of health needs for clients, medication administration review, supervision and consultation with program nurses, and providing health education to clients. In addition, position will provide direct care to adults and youth with chemical health and/or acute emotional issues including health screenings and monitoring, skills training, group education, assessment and support.  Shift differential for evenings and overnights.  Must possess a valid MN RN license and meet the qualifications of Mental Health Practitioner (Requires a bachelor’s degree with 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services or Associate Degree and 6,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services).  Must possess a valid driver’s license, documentation of current vehicle insurance and a clean driving record.  Must be able to pass a background check.  Must be able to document two years freedom from chemical use problems.  Position open until filled.  Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 or email to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com.  AA/EOE.  

MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER: FT position in the Crisis Stabilization Youth and Adult programs, rotating shifts with every other weekend and some holidays. Position will provide assessment and support to youth and adults who are experiencing a crisis including groups and skills training.  Requires bachelor’s degree with 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services or a HS diploma with 6,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services. The ability to communicate and relate to others in an effective manner a must. Must pass a background check and possess a valid driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance, and a clean driving record. Position is open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or email to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.

MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER YOUTH DAY TREATMENT: Woodland Centers’ New Connections Youth Day Treatment invites applications for a full-time mental health practitioner. Hours for this position will be Monday through Thursday, 10-hour days, though some flexibility is possible. This position will co-facilitate psycho-educational groups that provide an environment for children to learn and refine skills through repetition and practice. This position will meet and communicate with families and other involved parties to effectively coordinate care and treatment.  Requires a bachelor’s degree with 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services or a high school diploma with 6,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services or a graduate student in one of the behavioral sciences or hold a master’s or other graduate degree in one of the behavioral sciences. Prefer experience working with children and families. Must possess a valid driver’s license, documentation of current vehicle insurance, a clean driving record, and the ability to pass a background check. Position open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.

REGISTERED NURSE – INTEGRATION SPECIALIST/NURSE EXTENDER - FT  Days M- F position split in two areas. Candidate will work 32 hours in our Behavior Home Health Unit coordinating healthcare services for community mental health clients of all ages with multiple chronic health conditions.  This position will work closely with a network of mental health, primary care, and county services to facilitate achievement of improved individual health outcomes and satisfaction, and reduced reliance on costly healthcare services. The  Other duties include designing and implementing new agency workflows that increase patient engagement, quality improvement, and optimize integration of care in a mental health setting.  As a Nurse Extender for 8 hours you will serve as a person/liaison for the psychiatric unit. Duties would include meeting with adults and children prior to their appointment with their prescriber, communicating with clients, parents, guardians and outside agencies, obtaining information, phone calls, processing orders, and other nursing duties. Candidate must be able to work with inter-disciplinary team and have excellent communication and documentation skills.  Some work-related travel within a multi-county area will be required. Position open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.

DETOXIFICATION/CRISIS STABILIZATION LPN:   One FT  Overnight ( M- F) and one .8 position( rotating shifts and every other weekend ) in the Detox and Crisis Units at Woodland Centers.  Provide nursing services to adults and youth with chemical health and/or acute emotional issues.  Position includes completing health screenings and monitoring, passing medications and processing provider orders.  As a part of our team you will communicate with clients, families and outside agencies while working in a fast paced environment.  Wages starting at $20 (depending on experience) plus Shift differential for afternoon and evening shifts.  Competitive benefits such as affordable Low deductible Medical and Dental Plans, 15 days vacation, 10 holidays, 9 sick days  and 3 personal leave days a year; as well as up to 7% company match for 401K.  Must possess a valid MN LPN license or be license eligible.  New graduates are encouraged to apply.  Must be able to document two years freedom from chemical use problems.  Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.

MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL: Woodland Centers is currently recruiting a FT licensed Mental Health Professional (LP, LICSW, LMFT, or LPCC) or clinical trainee (supervision for licensure will be provided) to work in our School Linked Mental Health Program in the Eden Valley Watkins District. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, exciting environment within the schools providing diagnostic assessments and therapy for students and families. This position requires someone who has the ability to work independently, problem solve, and to work as a team player. We offer an excellent benefit package and salary. Clinical trainees receive supervision at no cost. Candidate may apply for the MN State Loan Repayment Program.  Recruiting will continue until the position is filled. Please send a letter of interest, vita and/or resume to Woodland Centers, HR Department, Box 787, Willmar, MN, 56201 (or email to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.

MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER: FT position providing CTSS/home-based services to children and their families to promote family preservation and reduce risk of out-of-home placement in the Benson Area. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who desires flexible hours working with ED/SED/at-risk children and their families. Requires a bachelor’s degree with 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services or a HS diploma and 6,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services or a graduate student in one of the behavioral sciences or hold a master’s or other graduate degree in one of the behavioral sciences. Must be able to work independently and have good communication skills. Must possess a valid driver’s license, documentation of current vehicle insurance, and a clean driving record. Must be able to pass a background check. Position open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.

MENTAL HEALTH WORKER - (FT  3pm to 11:30pm shift including every other weekend).    Assist youth and their families needing crisis mental health services in a short term residential setting.  Provide direct service to clients in an individual and group setting.  Position is also responsible for screening calls placed to the crisis line at Woodland Centers by answering phones, collecting referral information and dispatching crisis responders. Additional duties include data entry and office tasks as assigned.  Must have the ability to make calm, sound decisions. Excellent customer service and the ability to maintain confidentiality is required. Shift differential and competitive benefit package. Supervision towards Mental Health Practitioner status provided.  Must be 21 years old or older, possess a high school diploma or equivalent and have the ability to pass a background check. Training provided. Positions open until filled. Submit letter of interest and resume/application with two references to Human Resources, Woodland Centers, PO Box 787, Willmar, MN 56201 (or e-mail to wchumanresources@woodlandcenters.com). AA/EOE.

Updated: 6/23/2017