Behavioral Medicine Practitioner
$57,065 - $94,315 annually
A unique opportunity in the field of forensic psychology!
The Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) is seeking a Behavioral Medicine Practitioner to become part of the team at a state-of-the-art facility for the comprehensive evaluation, treatment, and management of civilly committed sexual offenders. MSOP is one program with facilities in two locations – Moose Lake and St. Peter, MN. Led by seasoned and respected professionals, our treatment design integrates clinical, vocational, therapeutic recreation, education, and security throughout all phases of treatment toward the ultimate goal of successful reintegration. This is a great opportunity for an independent, highly competent, specialized psychologist to join an enthusiastic, dedicated team working with a complex population.
The MSOP has an assessment unit made up of psychologists responsible for coordinating and conducting all assessments (psychological and physiological) as well as risk assessments and sex offender assessments. MSOP is a leader among sex offender treatment programs in the country and a world-class organization that is committed to its staff, clients, and the community.
Professional development is a high priority at the Minnesota Sex Offender Program and its continued growth creates the potential for further career development. In addition to extensive orientation and clinical supervision, MSOP offers training to keep staff on the leading edge of advancements in the field. Our employees take pride in knowing their work safeguards the public, while providing clients with opportunities to demonstrate meaningful change through participation in sex-offender-specific treatment.
As an Assessment Psychologist, provide expertise and leadership in the specialized field of sex offender treatment, assessment, and research. Conduct risk assessments, psychosexual assessments, and psychological assessments. Deliver consultation and testimony to the Minnesota Supreme Court of Appeals Panel and Special Review Board hearings. Give technical consultation and direction to a broad spectrum of multidisciplinary treatment teams, clinicians, the courts, and other care providers in the field of sex offender treatment and assessment. Provide clinical supervision to unlicensed psychologists, training for unlicensed psychology staff and psychological trainees, offer sophisticated problem-solving skills when providing consultation and provide mentoring and educational experiences to unlicensed psychologists to enhance department's overall clinical skills.
Doctorate in psychology (Ph.D. or Psy.D.), be licensed or eligible for licensure in Minnesota, and have at least one (1) year post-license advanced professional experience and competency (i.e., credentialing) in forensic assessment/evaluation. Must possess competency in the administration and interpretation of testing instruments utilized in forensic evaluation. Competency and experience in testifying and completing court-ordered evaluations as well as knowledge of mental health case law is required.
Moose Lake has a welcoming small-town charm and the area is abundant in lakes, forests, and recreational activities. Just 30 minutes away, the city of Duluth offers museums, theaters, nightlife, shopping, and fine dining – not to mention the beautiful shores of Lake Superior.
In addition to a competitive salary, the State of Minnesota offers excellent employee benefits, such as low-cost health and dental insurance, and affordable dependent coverage. Reimbursement may also be available for some relocation expenses. Other benefits include:
- Paid vacation time
- Paid sick time
- 11 paid holidays
- Life insurance (optional family)
- Long-term care insurance (spouse/parent)
- Ongoing educational opportunities
- Short-term disability
- Long-term disability
- Health care savings plan
- Pension and retirement savings plan
- Pre-tax benefits
- Credit union membership available
- Optional retirement savings plan
Contact us! The Recruitment Office is glad to answer any questions you may have about this or other career opportunities. Contact us for more information or submit your resume by email (please reference “MSOP Behavioral Medicine Practitioner” in the subject line):
Phone/Job Hotline:651-431-3674 or 800-657-3643
To apply: www.careers.state.mn.us
The Recruitment Office will respond to your inquiry within 2 business days.
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