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Why Southwest Health and Human Services?

Current Openings

Eligibility Worker – The primary purpose of this position is to provide for the needs of consumers 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:  (must meet at least one of the following)
    • Three years of clerical experience or experience working with the public, or some combination of the two, totaling three years.
    • Two years of clerical experience in a social services/human services agency.
    • 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)
    • Successful completion of the technical college Public Welfare Eligibility Worker diploma program (applicants must be within six months of completion of the program).
    • 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:  Lyon County Office
  • How to Apply:
  • Deadline to Apply:
    • Friday, October 7th at NOON
  • Test Date:
    • Friday, October 14th in Marshall

Public Health Nurse – Job responsibilities will be to deliver and coordinate services to maintain the health of individuals, families and communities through population-base assessments and interventions. Focusing on delivery and implementation of the family health programs. Functions individually or as part of the agency team to achieve agency goals.  Primarily focusing on the delivery of family health programs, including, but not limited to:  WIC (Women, Infants & Children), Family Home Visiting and Child & Teen Check-Ups.

  • 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, October 7th at NOON

Child Support Officer – This position performs paralegal functions related to the establishment and enforcement of child support orders for public assistance and non-public assistance customers; establishes paternity, establishes and enforces medical support; initiates necessary legal actions; testifies in court proceedings and maintains all necessary legal documentation; and works closely with the county attorney, judges, court administrators, child support magistrates, local attorneys, income maintenance and health and human services staff, employers, and a variety of resource personnel.

  • Minimum Qualifications:  (must meet at least one of the following)
    • Two years of experience as a Support Enforcement Aide or Collections Officer with responsibility for carrying out a part of child support collections.
    • Three years of experience in work related to child support collections in a county social services agency (e.g., providing clerical or other support services to the child support and collections unit).
    • Three years of experience as an Eligibility Worker or the equivalent in a public human services agency.
    • Four years of experience in collections work outside of county social services setting.
    • Three years of college with emphasis in criminal justice, public administration, business administration, paralegal, social work, psychology, sociology, or other related human services field.

A candidate may substitute experience for education and education for experience in order to meet the qualifications.

  • Position Located In:  Lyon or Murray County Office
  • How to Apply:
  • Deadline to Apply:
    • Friday, October 7th at NOON
  • Test Date:
    • Friday, October 14th in Marshall

Office Support Specialist – To deliver assistance to customers and staff in giving out needed information for 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.
  • How to Apply:
  • Deadline to Apply:
    • Friday, October 7th at NOON
  • Test Date:
    • Friday, October 14th in Marshall

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

Want to join a growing team?  Want to help others?  Check out Southwest Health and Human Services’ new positions! 

 

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:

NEW APPLICATION PROCESS – Social Workers no longer will be taking a written exam to become eligible.  Applicants will now be assessed based on their education and experience.  Please note – all applicants must apply!  This includes those that have previously applied.   

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.       

 

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