For applicants interested in working in Minnesota, Northland Counseling Center’s International Falls office is located within Koochiching County, on the border with Canada. This is a community where many of us are able to leave our homes and cars unlocked, where housing and taxes are very inexpensive, and where there is access to such natural beauty as the massive Rainy Lake system and Voyageurs National Park, minutes from our doorstep. Located in the historic Backus School Building, we are only a 3 hr. drive to Duluth, 4 hr. drive to Winnipeg and 5 hr. to Minneapolis/St. Paul. This is an area affording escape from urban hustle and bustle and the opportunity to enjoy year around outdoor activities, such as canoeing, kayaking, cross-country skiing, hiking, biking, snowmobiling, boating, fishing, and hunting. The community has a healthy population of artists, authors, poets, and musicians. Cultural opportunities in the International Falls, MN and Fort Frances communities include The Rainy Lake Orchestra concerts, the annual subscription Border Concert Series, Rainy River Community College,  local dance school, a strong Community Education Program, local theater programs for adults and children, along with a number of local festivals and more!

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Northland Counseling Center’s International Falls office is a Rule 29 Community Mental Health center that provides employees a friendly and collegial atmosphere in which to work, including interdisciplinary consultation for clinical staff. In addition to competitive salaries, available are paid holidays, Paid Days Off, Health, Dental, Vision, and Disability Insurance benefits, and Retirement Plan.

Current Job Opening

Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Mental Health Clinician

We are seeking to hire a Licensed Clinical Social Worker to join our collegial clinical team. Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist may also apply. Unlicensed individuals pursuing licensure will be considered for the positions as well. Northland Counseling Center is an approved National Health Service Corps site eligible for loan repayment.  Additionally, as a non-profit, employees may be eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Northland Counseling Center is Rule 29 Community Mental Health Center serving Koochiching County. We currently provide a broad range of safe and effective, outpatient mental health services as a Trauma Informed Care Mental Health Center including: assessment, evaluations and testing; individual, couples, family, and group therapy; as well as specialized services for individuals with serious and persistent mental health issues.

Primary duties of a Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Mental Health Clinician include: conducting diagnostic assessments, treatment planning, psychotherapy; coordination of care, complete clinical documentation consistent with professional standards and managed care contracts; attend weekly clinical staff meeting and case consultation meeting; maintain compliance with licensing board rules Code of Ethics, and agency standards.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of graduate degree by start of employment and in pursuit of license
  • Experience with DSM-V diagnoses
  • Experience completing required paperwork efficiently
  • Ability to work collegially with other professionals and staff
  • Flexible and adaptive
  • Ability to stay calm and think clearly under stress and when faced with crises

Preferred Qualifications

  • Licensed in the state of Minnesota by respective board
  • Trauma Informed Care experience
  • DC 0-5 and Early Childhood Intervention

Please send CV to Northland Counseling Center, 900-5th Street, Suite 305, International Falls, MN 56649. Contact Allison O’Hara, PsyD., LP, Assistant Director of Operations with inquiries at 218-283-3406 Ext. 125 or [email protected] NCC is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Chemical Dependency Technician

Job Description:
Northland Recovery-Pineview Center (NRPC) is currently seeking F/T & P/T Chemical Dependency Technicians (CDT) to work with adults in a 24/7 residential treatment program for clients with substance use disorders. Shifts will vary and applicants must be flexible and willing to work all three shifts. Interested applicants would benefit from having a level of understanding of substance use disorders and recovery. Due to having direct client contact, applicants with direct client contact must be free from chemical use problems as a condition of employment; applicants with a personal history of substance use disorders must be free of chemical use problems for at least one year immediately preceding their hiring and must sign a statement attesting to that fact. All applicants must be 21 years of age, have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a drug test. Please contact Michelle or Ralph for further information 218.540.0142.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Send resume to Ralph Tuck at 2000 Spruce Street, International Falls, MN 56649.

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact:

Allison O’Hara, PsyD., LP, Assistant Director of Operations (218-283-3406 Ext.125) regarding Licensed Mental Health Clinician positions,  [email protected]

Renae Bahr, Office Manager (218-283-3406 Ext. 120) for a list of current position openings, job applications, or for Clerical Staff position details [email protected]

Calli Erickson, MHP, Community Rehabilitation & Support Director Rehabilitative and Support Services, regarding CSP and ARMHS positions [email protected]

Amie Black, MA, Licensed Marriage & Family Counselor regarding Children’s Program positions [email protected]

Danielle Krasaway, MS, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor regarding Crisis Response Program positions, [email protected]

April Krause, BS, MHP, LPN, Supported Residential Housing Director (218-285-6100) regarding ACFC [email protected]

Ralph Tuck, BA, Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (218-540-0142) regarding Northland Recovery Pineview Center positions, [email protected]

Northland Counseling Center’s International Falls Office is always interested in talking with potential applicants for the Mental Health Clinician position. 

If you are interested in joining our friendly, collegial clinical team, providing a wide range of mental health assessment and therapy services, please send resume/vita and letter of inquiry. NCC is an equal employment opportunity employer.