State of Minnesota Director of Primary Care - Medical Specialist 4 in St. Peter, Minnesota

Job Summary

Job Summary

The Medical Specialist 4 serves as the Director of Primary Care for the Primary Care Department at the Minnesota Department of Human Services' Forensic Treatment Services Division. The Medical Specialist 4 perfroms both administratvie and medical functions as directy by the Forensic Treatment Services Medical Director. The Medical Specialist 4 provides leadership, direction, and coordination to the Primary Care Department and provides medical evaluation, consultation, and treatment to forensic patients.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Family Practice or Internal Medicine;
  • Licensure as a physician in the State of Minnesota;
Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least 3 years medical practice experience supervising other medical professionals.
Additional Requirements

This position requires successful completion of the following:

To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that you clearly describe your experience in the areas listed above.

Reference/background checks - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.

Education Verification - applicants will be required to provide a copy of their high school diploma at time of interview OR copies of the college transcript or college degree/diploma at time of interview. Copies of the college degree/diploma are acceptable ONLY if it clearly identifies the field in which it was earned.

Application Details

Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.

How to Apply

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If you have questions about the position, contact Soniya Hirachan, MD at


The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637 or email Please indicate what assistance you need.

Job Title: Director of Primary Care - Medical Specialist 4

Location: St. Peter

Job ID: 14609

Regular/Temporary: Unlimited

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 08/11/2017

Closing Date: 08/25/2017

Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Department of Human Services

Hiring Agency: Department of Human Services

Division/Unit: Direct Care & Treatment Services / Forensic Treatment Services

Work Shift: Day Shift

Work Hours: Day Shift

Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift

Days of Work: Monday - Friday

Travel Required: No

Salary Range: $79.79 - $119.42 /hourly; $166,602 - $249,349 /annually

Job Class Option: None

Classified Status: Unclassified

Connect 700 Program Eligible: No

Job Class: Medical Specialist 4