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Nexus Family Healing

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Health Science| Human Services

Positions Typically Hiring For:

Entry level direct care professionals, Therapist, and Clinical positions of all levels.

Positions Posted (Contact information can be found at the bottom of the page)

Position 1:

Mental Health Therapist - Residential

Listing Application Link:

Location:

Minnesota

Type:

Full-Time

Accepted Majors:

Health Science

Position Description:

Our Therapist will provide overall management of youth’s treatment through active engagement, clinical assessment, treatment, and discharge planning. Therapist will provide clinical insight and work from a trauma informed lens to enhance the milieu and programming. Engage with families through family therapy and treatment planning. Collaborate with the community and providers related to the youth’s progress and discharge planning.

Primary responsibilities:

Trauma Informed Care

Helps establish and maintain a positive treatment culture & environment
Works with youth & family to develop a Nexus Individual and Family Guidance Plan
Active involvement with Family Collaborative Intake meetings
Completes Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) functional assessment in accordance to TCOM (collaborative) principals
Through the collaborative effort with family, youth, and providers, develop and monitor the individual treatment plans
Provide individualized, youth-focused, strength and evidenced-based family and individual therapy models to youth and families. Examples: Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization (TF-CBT) and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Milieu Coordination

Develop and facilitate milieu and treatment groups that are trauma informed, educational, and treatment focused
Participate in all youth related treatment team meetings, using family centered language and youth driven principals
Serve as a clinical treatment team leader to YCP's. This includes but is not limited to modeling and coaching staff on rapport building with clients, trauma-informed practices, and de-escalation techniques on the treatment milieu as needed
Be available on-call for consultation/treatment direction and/or decisions when appropriate
Assess readiness for discharge in conjunction with the treatment team

Community Care

Coordinate/communicate aftercare needs of the client with family and all necessary social service and community providers to ensure a smooth transition
Communicate with the treatment team to include all desired and necessary family members, educational, legal, community, and social service providers (as well as all-natural supports that the youth and family identify) to gather all necessary information to inform and support the treatment process
Ensures that all required client reports, records, and all documentation are produced accurately and maintained in a consistent, timely, and professional manner according to policy and regulated statutes
Educate and facilitate trainings for staff on trauma informed practices, clinical diagnosis treatment processes, and other clinically relevant training material
Participate in team meetings, program clinical team meetings, therapy clinical supervision sessions, and in-service as required
Ensure confidentiality regarding mental health, medical issues, background treatment and comply with all HIPAA related requirements
Remains current on all company policies, assigned trainings and/or certification requirements

Required Education and Licensure:

Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or clinically related field
Must be licensed in related clinical field LICSW, LPCC, or LMFT per state board requirements
Valid driver’s license required. Must meet state regulating agency and Nexus Home Office driving requirements
21 years of age

Nice To Have:

Experience working in the Human Services field

Position 2:

Night Supervisor

Listing Application Link:

Location:

Minnesota

Type:

Full-Time

Accepted Majors:

Health Science| Human Services

Position Description:

Position Summary:   

Provide leadership to direct care night staff and ensure the safety of residents and staff during the night shift.

Primary responsibilities:

Supervise the nightly operations of the programs and ensure the safety of residents and staff while securing the facility and grounds during the night shift

Provide floor supervision by providing work direction to staff, ensuring adequate program coverage, and monitoring resident movement
Ensure hourly checks of facility and its perimeters; secure doors, windows, and vehicles, record resident headcounts, and ensure compliance with scheduled and random room checks
Respond to and record resident incidents and engage in therapeutic interventions and de-escalations per established policy and protocol.  In the event of absconsion, verify resident absences by surveying the facility and its perimeters.  Notify appropriate individuals in accordance with established operating procedure.
Attend briefing sessions with appropriate staff to maintain pertinent information related to resident supervision

Monitor the program milieu and ensure an emotionally and physically safe environment that is positive, respectful, clean, and therapeutic 

Ensure compliance with all health and safety procedures and protocols
Perform First Aid/CPR procedures and supervise emergency interventions involving staff
Supervise medication distribution and ensure accuracy of medication log

Assist in the selection, training, on-going professional development, and performance evaluation of staff

Participate in the interview and selection of staff
Demonstrate and promote flexibility and cooperation among team members and staff
Teach, monitor, and facilitate the development of staff skills and knowledge regarding resident issues, individual treatment plans and phases, the provision of direct services, behavior management techniques and therapeutic interventions, compliance regarding Medicaid standards and the preparation and maintenance of resident case files and documentation
Prepare and conduct formal performance evaluations and provide performance management on an ongoing basis

Provide resident transportation as needed

Ensure confidentiality regarding resident issues, background, and treatment

Physical Demands:

Must be able to assist staff in physical interventions and restraints of youth
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance
Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time (2-4 hours)
Must be able to twist, bend and stretch in a manner conducive to the execution of daily activities within a residential treatment facility

Required Qualifications:

Minimum of an Associate’s degree or an equivalency in college credits
Must be at least 25 years of age
Valid driver’s license required. Must meet state regulating agency and Nexus Family Healing requirements

Nice to Have:

2+ years of full-time experience in residential care
1+ year of supervisory experience

Schedule/Pay/Location:

Full-Time On-site opportunity
Starting salary:  $24.00+ an hour
General schedule:  Monday through Friday
Located at: 900 189th Ave NE East Bethel, MN 55011

Position 3:

Mental Health Practitioner

Listing Application Link:

Location:

Minnesota

Type:

Full-Time

Accepted Majors:

Health Science| Human Services

Position Description:

Nexus Family Healing is seeking a Mental Health Practitioner to join the Southeast Regional Crisis Center (SERCC) based in Rochester, Minnesota, for day shift, 7am-7pm. The typical 2-week schedule is: On M/T, off W/T, on Fri/Sat/Sun, off M/T, on W/T, off Fri/Sat/Sun.

Nexus-SERCC's Mental Health Practitioner's goal is to provide skills and services in the treatment of children, adults, and/or families as prescribed in the client’s Diagnosis Assessment and Individual Treatment Plan as directed and supported by the licensed clinical supervisor.

Position Summary:

The role of a Mental Health Practitioner is to provide skills and services in the treatment of children, adults, and/or families as prescribed in the client’s Diagnosis Assessment and Individual Treatment Plan as directed and supported by the licensed clinical supervisor.

Primary responsibilities include:

Under the direction of the licensed Clinical Supervisor, the Mental Health Practitioner will participate in the intake process, development and implementation of the client’s Individual Treatment Plan, and delivery of skills services for assigned cases which may include:

Completion of required intake process and forms.
Completion of the Diagnostic Assessment.
Development and implementation of the initial Individual Treatment Plan.
Review of the Treatment Plan at least every 90 days.
Provision of individual, group and/or family skills as proscribed by the Treatment Plan goals.
Provision of Case Coordination with family members, other professionals, school staff and community supports as needed.
Immediately notification and deference to licensed clinical supervisor in case of crises and emergencies.
Coordination of referrals for adjunct services as appropriate.
Completion of clinical documentation in compliance with program expectations.
Attendance and participation in mandatory clinical supervision and team case consultation meetings in accordance to program expectations.
Completion of education and training experiences in accordance to program expectations.
Compliance with all agency, state and regulatory standards

Required Education and Licensure:

Bachelor’s Degree in a degree in behavioral science field, Social Work, or Psychology.
Must have completed 2,000 hours of supervised clinical experience delivering clinical services to treat mental health and emotional disturbances with a trauma focus.
1-2 years’ experience working with high-risk youth and families.
Valid driver’s license required and meet the state regulating agency and corporate driving requirements.
Background and sexual conduct clearances required.

 Preferred Education and Experience:

Current Graduate student in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields and is formally assigned by an accredited College or University to this agency for clinical training.
Master’s degree or other graduate degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or University.

Position 4:

Social Worker -Treatment Foster Care

Listing Application Link:

Location:

North Dakota

Type:

Full-Time

Accepted Majors:

Health Science| Human Services

Position Description:

Nexus-PATH is located across North Dakota and offers mental health services, outpatient clinical services, and treatment foster care.

We have an opportunity to hire a full-time Treatment & Foster Care Social Worker in our Fargo, ND office! 

Our Social Worker recruits, orients, and supervises the work of Nexus-PATH resource families while providing intake services and comprehensive case management for children with special needs and families.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Recruit, license, train, supervise, and provide ongoing assessment to resource families to ensure quality care consistent with regulatory agencies (i.e. DHS, COA, FFTA).
Participate in the development and implementation of local, regional and state plans for recruiting and retaining resource families.
Follow state and agency guidelines for conducting family/homestudy, physical environment inspection and criminal background checks and provide required documentation for initial and ongoing licensing.
Coordinate required orientation and ongoing education and skill development for resource families.
Supervise resource families’ interaction with foster child, child’s family, treatment team members and collateral contacts.
Monitor and evaluate resource families’ activities to ensure compliance with agency and state standards. Submit critical incident reports and develop and implement corrective action plans as required.
Facilitate required team/unit meetings and participate in other resource families related activities.
Provide coordination of all tasks required to meet the treatment needs and best interests of service recipients
Complete a systemic assessment of the needs of the child and family.
Establish service parameters with legal custodian as child’s needs dictate.
Provide complete and required documentation, within established time lines relating to case management and treatment planning.
Implement treatment services to meet the needs and goals of the children and families utilizing quality case management practice to provide for the best interest of the child and family.
Provide direction to other team members when applicable and make recommendations for discharge, finalization and permanency.
Advocate for the development and maintenance of funding and resources to meet youth and family needs at local, state and national levels.
Develop and maintain community contacts to promote Nexus-PATH and collaborative efforts.
Provide crisis intervention as needed to maintain safety and provide for the best interest of the child and foster family.
Integrates trauma informed care principles into practice by sharing knowledge and understanding of trauma with the child, foster family and relevant team members. 
Routinely screens for trauma exposure and related symptoms and demonstrates competence in using screening tool results to enhance service provision.
Routinely makes resources available and shares knowledge with foster families and providers on trauma exposure, its impact, and trauma-focused treatment.
Engages in efforts to strengthen the resilience and protective factors of children and families impacted by and vulnerable to trauma.
Emphasizes continuity of care and collaboration across child-service systems.
Understand the potential for secondary traumatic stress and practices self-care strategies to mitigate these effects.
Meet standards for productivity and caseload size while maintaining appropriate documentation and files

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work required
Current ND social work licensure required (LBSW) or ability to gain one within 6 months
Experience in foster care, adoptions and/or family-based service preferred
Valid driver’s license required. Must meet state regulating agency driving requirements, maintain auto insurance and pass corporate insurance eligibility standards

Position 5:

Youth Care Proffesional

Listing Application Link:

Location:

Minnesota

Type:

Full-Time

Accepted Majors:

Health Science| Human Services

Job Categories:

Position Description:

Nexus-Mille Lacs , a Nexus Family Member, offers trauma-informed, family-centered, nationally recognized treatment for boys, ages 10-19, with significant mental health issues and harmful sexual behaviors. We strive to provide the best quality care for our youth; as well as our employees. Nexus treatment programs have been creating brighter futures for nearly four decades. Through our cornerstone values we encourage lasting transformation and lifelong learning in the care of our youth.

As a Youth Care Professional you will:

Provide supervision of client daily activities and behavior according to established trauma-informed, strengths-based guidelines and procedures
Participate with coworkers as a team on implementation of trauma-informed, strengths-based treatment plans and therapeutic services
Ensure clients’ emotional and physical safety and collaborate with coworkers to maintain an environment that is positive, respectful, clean, strengths-based, and therapeutic
Participate in off-campus client activities and assist in the transportation of client for home visits, doctor appointments, planned recreational activities, etc.
Work effectively with clients’ families/support networks to reinforce positive family partnerships; follow established protocols in the use of family engagement and involvement techniques

Qualifications:

High School diploma or GED required
Minimum 18 years of age; 21+ years of age preferred
Valid driver’s license required. Must meet state regulating agency and Nexus Family Healing driving requirements
Experience working with families and trauma-exposed children and adolescents in a residential treatment/counseling capacity preferred

 Physical Demands

Must be able to assist staff in physical interventions and restraints of clients
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance
Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time (2-4 hours)
Must be able to twist, bend and stretch in a manner conducive to the execution of daily activities within a residential treatment facility

Contact Information

Kristen

Lira

Talent Acquisition Lead

(763) 551-8640

505 U.S. 169 North

Plymouth

Minnesota

55904

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