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Direct Care and Treatment careers

You owe it to yourself to check out the exciting and rewarding careers available statewide in Direct Care and Treatment, the behavioral health care system operated by the Department of Human Services.

As a member of our team, you will help support patients and clients with intellectual disabilities, mental illness, chemical dependency and other behavioral health conditions. From doctors, nurses and other direct care staff to facility and operations positions to office and administrative support roles, we've got excellent opportunities at nearly 200 locations throughout Minnesota. 

The meaningful career you've been waiting for is just a click away. Connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

Check out all current job opportunities

To view and apply for open positions, follow these easy steps:

  • Visit the State of Minnesota Careers website
  • In the "Search Jobs" field, type "Direct Care and Treatment." Jobs will be displayed
  • To search by region, use the control in the upper left corner of the display
  • Click to view job postings and apply.

All job postings have recruiter contact information. Reach out to them personally or email the recruitment team at dct.recruitment.dhs@state.mn.us.

Virtual job fair Jan. 27 for St. Peter and southeastern region

We're hiring for a wide variety of positions in St. Peter and throughout southeastern Minnesota -- many with hiring bonuses! It's easy to participate. Here's all you do: 

  • Check out the featured opportunities below.
  • Select the link for the job that interests you, read the posting and apply.
  • If you are a qualified candidate, we’ll contact you to schedule a virtual interview. Don’t worry, we’ll send all the details you'll need.
  • We’ll make job offers quickly to finalists -- maybe even the same day as your interview!

Questions? We'll be available by email. Reach us at dct.recruitment.dhs@state.mn.us.

At CARE St. Peter, we're hiring for these positions:

At Community Based Services, we're hiring for these positions:

At Forensics Services, we're hiring for these positions:

At MSOP St. Peter, we're hiring for these positions:

  • Registered Nurse — Job ID 49827. Hiring bonus of up to $2,500! Provides professional nursing care to our committed clients in a therapeutic environment where safety and security are at the forefront of all campus activities. Early retirement at the age of 55.
  • Licensed Practical Nurse — Job ID 49436. Hiring bonus of up to $5,000! Provide direct, practical nursing services to clients committed to our care in a therapeutic, rehabilitative environment. Early retirement at the age of 55. This position is in our Community Preparation Services division, helping clients reintegrate into the community.
  • Licensed Practical Nurse — Job ID 49826. Hiring bonus of up to $5,000! Provide direct, practical nursing services to clients committed to our care in a therapeutic environment. Early retirement at the age of 55.
  • Clinician - Job ID 19250 / Senior Clinician - Job ID 40003. Hiring bonus of up to $5,000! Annual wage increases. Correctional Employee Retirement Plan. You may be eligible for retirement at age 55.  
  • Treatment Psychologist — Job ID 49694.  Hiring bonus of up to $5,000! Annual wage increases. Correctional Employee Retirement Plan. You may be eligible for retirement at age 55.
  • Treatment Psychologist, CPS — Job ID 45980. Hiring bonus of up to $5,000! Annual wage increases. Correctional Employee Retirement Plan. You may be eligible for retirement at age 55.
  • Family Therapist, CPS — Job ID 49679. Hiring bonus of up to $5,000. Support clients and their family members. Annual wage increases. Correctional Employee Retirement Plan. You may be eligible for retirement at age 55.

At the Community Behavioral Health Hospital in Rochester, we're hiring for these positions:

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