Employment Opportunities

 

 

Why Southwest Health and Human Services?

Current Openings

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.
  • Position Located In:  Redwood County Office
  • How to Apply:
  • Deadline to Apply:
    • Friday, September 14th at NOON
  • Examination Process:  In order to be considered for this job, you must take and pass an examination, which is offered online. The examination measures math skills used in determining eligibility for programs and reading comprehension.  After your Merit System application has been submitted, you will be sent a link to access the examination sections–if you meet the minimum qualifications for this job classification.

 

Collections Officer – The primary job responsibility includes performing all duties related to non IV-D collections. This includes processing and monitoring the billing of clients for overpayments and fees. Responsible for negotiating payment plans with the clients, revenue recapture, and conciliation court judgments. Initiating and maintaining Medical Assistance estate claims including probate proceedings. Also responsible for monthly, quarterly, and year end reports along with various accounting duties as assigned.

  • Minimum Qualifications: 
    • High school diploma or equivalent and two years of experience in collections work in a loan company, bank or credit union, or as an investigator for an insurance company or law enforcement agency; or three years of clerical or account clerk experience in work involving billing or accounts receivable.

    Or

    • Two years of college with coursework emphasis in accounting, business or closely related fields.
  • Position Located In:  Any of our six locations; Marshall, Redwood Falls, Slayton, Ivanhoe, Pipestone, Luverne.
  • How to Apply:
  • Deadline to Apply:
    • Friday, August 31st at NOON

 

Public Health Nurse – Job responsibilities will be to deliver and coordinate services to maintain the health of individuals, families and communities through population-based assessments and interventions. The focus is on delivery and implementation of the family health programs. This position functions individually or as part of the agency team to achieve agency goals.  The primary focus is on the delivery of family health programs, including, but not limited to:  WIC (Women, Infants & Children), Family Home Visiting and Child & Teen Check-Up outreach.

  • Minimum Qualifications: 
    • Certification as a Public Health Nurse in Minnesota and current licensure as a Registered Nurse in Minnesota.  Will allow 90 days to receive PHN Certification.
  • Position Located In:  Lyon County Office
  • How to Apply:
  • Deadline to Apply:
    • Friday, August 10th at NOON

 

County Agency Social Worker – CPS – The primary purpose of this position is to assess reports of maltreatment and to provide child protection services to families. This position will specialize in work with families and children that are eligible for ICWA (Indian Child Welfare Act).

  • Minimum Qualifications: 
    • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in social work, psychology, sociology or closely related field.

or

    • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university with a major in any field and one year of experience as a social worker in a public or private social services agency.
  • Position Located In:  Redwood County Office
  • How to Apply:
  • Deadline to Apply:
    • Friday, August 10th at NOON

 

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ALL POSITIONS MUST APPLY THROUGH THE MERIT SYSTEM – INSTRUCTIONS BELOW.  

 

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~