Mental Health Practitioner for Daytime Crisis Response

Full-Time position.  40 hours. Monday-Friday; 8am – 5pm

Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center has an open position for a Mental Health Practitioner to handle crisis intervention and stabilization for individuals in Houston, Fillmore, Wabasha, and Winona Counties.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: responding to crisis calls during the day and assessing the situation for further follow-up; provide support and follow up to previous crisis individuals; develop plans with individuals to assist them in restoring baseline functioning following a crisis; community networking and outreach to collaborative partners.

Applicants must possess a high level of human relation skills and aptitude for effective decision making; have good written and oral communication skills, excellent problem solving skills; be able to handle difficult and stressful situations in a competent manner; be a self-starter; highly organized; utilize active listing skills; and creative with an ability to locate resources for clients as needed.  Must be willing to take on speaking engagements and community outreach as a priority.  Must have a valid driver’s license.

This position requires the incumbent must meet the minimum qualifications as a Mental Health Practitioner as outlined in MN Statute 245.462, subd 17.


Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center strives to bring exceptional behavioral health support to the communities we serve, while providing excellent employee benefits! We offer a flexible working environment, competitive wage and comprehensive benefits package including health, life, disability, dental insurance, 403B,and paid time off.

EOE/AA – Applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status or status with regard to public assistance.

Questions or trouble applying? Please contact Human Resources at 507-454-4341 or

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