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Dakota Family Services is a group of compassionate, practiced experts providing outpatient care for children, adolescents, and adults with behavioral health concerns. As a community-based mental health organization, Dakota Family Services provides multi-disciplinary outpatient behavioral health services.

 

 

Dakota Family Services cultivates a culture of purpose, caring, and learning. The accepting and compassionate work environment unites employees around a common mission.

Staff are encouraged to learn new things, share new ideas, and explore alternatives. The warm, collaborative, and inviting work environment supports teamwork, trust, and positive relationships. Our behavioral health providers continue to professionally flourish as they work alongside a group of compassionate, practiced experts providing outpatient care for children and adolescents with complex behavioral health issues.

Career Opportunities

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Fargo

Dakota Family Services is seeking a dedicated Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Fargo, ND, to provide trauma-informed, family-inclusive, evidence-based care in accordance with our vision for all children and families to achieve greater success in life. The successful applicant must be devoted to promoting the needs of youth and families by ensuring they have a voice in treatment planning and by advocating for resources to help them achieve success. 

Licensure and Experience Requirements (Must meet the following Licensure Criteria):

  • -Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (across the lifespan) (PMHNP-BC).
    -Licensed in the state of North Dakota.
  • -DEA certification for the State of North Dakota.

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Mental Health Therapist (Clinic and School Related Services)—Fargo

Dakota Family Services is expanding services for children and adolescents. We are looking for the most highly skilled and caring Therapists and Counselors to join our clinical team and provide individual therapy to clients ages 5-18.  

The ideal applicant must have a passion for, and experience in, providing mental health care for 5-18 year-olds with complex mental and behavioral health issues, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety, depression, autism, bipolar disorder, and trauma. We are seeking a team member who is devoted to promoting the needs of youth and families and advocating for resources to ensure their success. Therapists at Dakota Family Services receive mentorship and support from colleagues who are experts in the field, as well as offer help, advice, and guidance for others members of the team. Therapists at DFS take comfort in working in an organization that believes you must take care of yourself mentally, physically, and spiritually in order to help others become their best selves. 

Licensure and Education Requirements:
Must be licensed as an LPCC, LCSW, or LMSW in North Dakota, or be able to obtain licensure in North Dakota. Masters or doctorate degree required.  

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Why Dakota Family Services?

Our Culture of Learning

Continue your professional development through mentoring and support from our practiced experts. Share your expertise by advising and guiding the development of others.

Our Culture of Caring

Take comfort in working in a faith-based organization that believes employees must take care of themselves and be able to help others become their best selves. Work flexible, daytime clinic hours (Mon-Fri). Paid time off accrual begins immediately.

Our Culture of Purpose

The ideal applicant must have a passion for providing care for children and adolescents with complex behavioral health issues, be devoted to promoting the needs of youth and families, and be willing to advocate for resources to ensure success is achieved.

Benefits Package

Dakota Family Services offers a great benefits package including generous paid time off and paid holidays, as well as medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance coverages. Employees participate in the cost of premiums and have the option of purchasing additional coverage for dependents. Retirement Savings Plan (401K) includes a 100% employer match up to 5%.

Voluntary benefits include: vision coverage, short-term disability insurance, and term life insurance. You may also participate in a Section 125 Health Care/Dependent Care Reimbursement plan.