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Psychologist 2 (2 months)

Position details

  • Business area: Direct Care and Treatment (DCT) – Forensics
  • Education: Master’s degree
  • Length of time at DHS: 4.5 years
  • Location: Southeast Minnesota

Which benefits do you like the most about DHS?

Health care; pension; pay; flexible scheduling; ability to telecommute (working remotely); helping the people of Minnesota; paid holiday; accrued vacation/sick times; career opportunity and advancement; student loan forgiveness program/tuition reimbursement; paid parental leave.

Why are the benefits you chose above the most important to you?

Work-life balance. Adds value to your education.

What about DHS’s benefits or culture helps you continue to work for DHS?

I can see my education in action every day.

What would you tell a new employee or prospective candidate about a DHS job?

LOL…unless you are truly passionate about the work…the joke about filing in triplicate is no joke.

Do you have a specific or impactful memory while working at DHS?

I have actually had the rare opportunity to watch hope grow in the most hopeless place. Patients who did not participate in treatment would not sit for over an hour in a group and have to be asked to wrap things up.

What are your hobbies/interests?

Creating, growing, sharing.

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