Employment Opportunities

Why Southwest Health and Human Services?

Current Openings

Office Support Specialist – This position is one of the first contacts clients make with our agency. The main duties are to deliver assistance to customers and staff in giving out needed information for application processing, appointment information, referral information, public health duties, and coordination of income maintenance and social services program delivery via telephone and face-to-face contact; to perform other clerical tasks efficiently as assigned and qualified for.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in a customer service or clerical capacity, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Position requires computer and typing skills and the ability to work with the public.

Starting Rate of Pay: $14.97/hour

Location: Redwood Falls

How to Apply:

Need to complete an application through Merit System and also SWHHS.

  1. Submit a SWHHS application and email to Jodi Robinson at Jodi.robinson@swmhhs.com.
  2. Submit an application through Merit System.
    • Refer to job: Office Support Specialist – SWHHS
    • Deadline to apply: Friday, April 3rd at noon
    • Deadline to take exam: Thursday, April 9th

For more information, contact Monica Christianson, Supervisor, at 507-532-4129 or Jodi Robinson, HR, at 507-532-1320.

 

Eligibility Worker – The purpose of this position is to provide for the needs of various individuals and families by providing information, determine initial and on-going eligibility for all Income Maintenance Programs administered by Southwest Health and Human Services as outlined in federal regulations and rules, state statutes, and local rules and policies pertaining to those IM programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Three years of clerical experience or experience working with the public, or some combination of the two, totaling three years.

or

  • Two years of clerical experience in a social services/human services agency.

or

  • Two years of study at an accredited two or four year college or university or similar institution, with emphasis in the behavioral sciences, business, or closely related subjects (at least 23 quarter credits or 16 semester credits).

or

  • Successful completion of the technical college Public Welfare Eligibility Worker diploma program (applicants must be within six months of completion of the program).

or

  • Successful completion of the technical college Public Welfare Eligibility Worker certificate program will substitute for one year of the required clerical experience or experience working with the public.

Starting Rate of Pay: $18.69/hour

Location:  Redwood Falls or Marshall

How to Apply:

Need to complete an application through Merit System and also SWHHS.

1.       Submit a SWHHS application and email to Jodi Robinson at Jodi.robinson@swmhhs.com.

2.       Submit an application through Merit System.

·         Refer to job: Eligibility Worker – SWHHS

·         Deadline to apply: Friday, March 20th at noon

·         Deadline to take exam:  Wednesday, March 25th

For more information, contact Corey Remiger, Redwood Falls Supervisor, at 507-637-6099 Jennifer Beek, Marshall Supervisor, at 507-532-1235 or Jodi Robinson, HR, at 507-532-1320.

 

 

Public Health Nurse or Registered Nurse –  This position is full time and will be assigned to Adult Health. Under the direction of the Adult Health Nursing Supervisor, provides a variety of public health services including but not limited to; Care Coordination to nursing home residents, MnChoices/PCA assessments, Disease Prevention and Control activities and responds to Public Health Emergencies. Employee in this class usually receives a general outline of the work to be performed and uses independent judgment to develop own sequences and methods within the scope of established policies, practices and procedures of the County and the State of Minnesota. Roles may vary within each staff position based on assignments. Functions individually or as part of the agency team to achieve agency goals.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Certification as a public health nurse (PHN) in Minnesota and current licensure as a registered nurse in Minnesota. Will allow 90 days to receive PHN Certification.

OR

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in Minnesota

Starting Rate of Pay: $26.73/hour (PHN)  $23.38/hour (RN)

Location:  Pipestone or Luverne

How to Apply:

Need to complete an application through Merit System and also SWHHS.

  1. Submit a SWHHS application and email to Jodi Robinson at Jodi.robinson@swmhhs.com.  Applications for SWHHS are available online at; http://swmhhs.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/3-Application-for-Classified-Personnel-Positions-Fillable.pdf
  2. Submit an application through Merit System.  Applications for Merit System are available online at; http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mnmeritsystem/default.cfm.
  • Refer to job: Public Health Nurse – SWHHS  or Registered Nurse – SWHHS
  • Deadline to apply: Friday, January 31st at noon

For more information contact Marie Meyers, Supervisor, at 507-637-6082 or Jodi Robinson, HR, at 507-532-1320.

Instructions to apply for openings at SWHHS:

  1. Review position and qualifications
  2. Apply for the position through Merit system at; https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mnmeritsystem
  3. Submit a SWHHS application and email to Jodi Robinson at Jodi.robinson@swmhhs.com.  Application available here; Application for Classified Personnel Positions Fillable

Internship Opportunities:

Are you looking to complete an internship?  We can provide internships in a variety of program areas including; Social Work, Public Health, Human Resources.

For Internship Opportunities, Click Here

ALL POSITIONS MUST APPLY THROUGH THE MERIT SYSTEM AND SWHHS.

Not sure how, reach out to Jodi Robinson

Jodi.robinson@swmhhs.com or 507-532-1320.

Don’t see a position currently available that you are interested in and would like to be notified when one is?  Get on an active list on the Minnesota Merit System and you will!              

Minnesota Merit System:   

All applicants interested in positions with Southwest Health and Human Services must be registered with the Minnesota Merit System. 

Applications for Merit System are available online at; http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mnmeritsystem.

When a vacancy exists with Southwest Health and Human Services, a request for a list of eligible applicants from the Merit System will be made.  The names of applicants who successfully complete all required examinations are listed as eligible applicants.

For more information contact Jodi Robinson at 507-532-1320.       

~AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER~

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