Current Openings

Full-Time Mental Health Therapist
Northeastern Mental Health Center is seeking a full-time mental health therapist at our Aberdeen location who wishes to become part of our dynamic treatment team. The successful candidate will provide mental health services to adults, families and children including providing assessments, interacting as a treatment team member with other staff and/or agencies, as well as the provision of emergency services as needed. Northeastern Mental Health Center is an approved site from the National Health Service Corps for school loan repayment for eligible candidates. Competitive salary and benefit package. Applicants must have a Master’s degree in a behavioral health field and two (2) years preferred of professional experience in provision of public or private social work, clinical services, behavioral health, family services, substance abuse and/or other related human services.
Full-Time Licensed Addiction Counselor/Certified Addiction Counselor/Addiction Counselor Trainee
Northeastern Mental Health Center is currently seeking a full-time Licensed Addiction Counselor, Certified Alcohol Counselor or Addiction Counselor Trainee. Northeastern Mental Health Center is a comprehensive community mental health center that seeks to improve the lives of individuals, families, and communities by providing effective therapeutic and preventive services. Specific duties include conducting substance abuse assessments and provide therapeutic intervention and supportive counseling to adolescent and adults in regard to substance abuse issues. Serve as part of the multidisciplinary treatment team to develop and implement individualized and measurable treatment goals and modalities for each client. Perform crisis intervention to minimize relapse potential and support goals of treatment plan. Ability to clearly communicate, orally and in writing, and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, staff, community organizations, provider agencies and the general public. Ensure clinical activities and person focused, incorporating cultural sensitivity and respect, resulting in high levels of client/family, colleague and team member satisfaction. Northeastern Mental Health Center is an approved site from the National Health Service Corps for school loan repayment for eligible candidates. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in a behavioral health field and be a Licensed Addiction Counselor in the State of South Dakota or working toward licensure and/or certification. Northeastern Mental Health Center offers competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package.

Applicant Requirements

Send resume/cover letter to bvoigt@nemhc.org or to Human Resources, 14 S. Main Street, Ste 1E, Aberdeen, SD 57401. For more information regarding a position, please contact Becky Voigt, HR Director, at 605-725-4956.

Employment Benefits

As an equal opportunity employer, Northeastern Mental Health Center’s employment opportunities are made without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual preference, genetic information or any other protected class. NEMHC provides a competitive wage and benefit package to meet the individual needs of our eligible employees including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent Care Spending Account
  • Sick Leave
  • Approved National Health Service site for tuition reimbursement
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance with additional volunteer options
  • Medical Spending Account
  • Vacation Leave
  • Paid Holidays

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