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Work at DHS: Health Care Positions

Look forward to working here

We are hiring health care professionals for three centers for people with intellectual disabilities, two psychiatric hospitals, and two secure treatment centers. These positions are part of our Division of Care and Treatment Services. Join an organization that values teamwork among people of all backgrounds and experiences and provides continuous education, training, and support. We offer a salary and benefits package that is the best in the Midwest among public service employers in an environment geared toward professional and personal growth. 

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Apply today and make a difference tomorrow. If you need assistance submitting your application or you have questions about a position, contact our health care recruiter.

Many of our health care positions offer a $2,000 sign-on bonus.


Two nurses standing outside a health center

Whether you’re an aspiring or experienced nurse, you’ll find a position that suits your interests and skills.

Psychiatrists and psychologists

Smiling coworkers standing together in a lobby.

When you join our team, you become part of a long tradition of treatment excellence while delivering on our vision of everyone living their best life.  

Certified nursing assistants

Three smiling young adults

On on our team, you'll build a career in health care while helping others achieve their fullest potential.  


Explore our locations and communities

Get to know our facilities and what it is like to work, live, and play in Wisconsin.

Find a home: From ample city lofts to acres of greenery, the space you crave is waiting to be discovered in Wisconsin.

Take a closer look at the Division of Care and Treatment Services

The Division of Care and Treatment Services supports individual and community health and well-being through an interconnected web of services provided by partner agencies and state-operated facilities. The video below explains what this team does and what it represents. 

Hear our stories

More than 4,100 people work for the Division of Care and Treatment Services. Watch three employees share why they are proud to be part of our team.

Jamie Okada shares her CWC story

"I feel like it is my calling."

Sabrina Bradley shares her experience working at SWC

"This is really a great job."

Hannah Challener shares her WMHI story

"Each day is different. I feel like you learn something new each day."

Learn about our outstanding benefits

As a State of Wisconsin employee you can count on benefits that extend beyond your paycheck. Our benefit package is built around you. Benefits available to our staff include:

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life and accident insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Personal leave hours and sick leave hours
  • Pension/retirement plan

Take a look at our benefit package summary for more details (PDF).

You may be eligible for relocation assistance and the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

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This page was created with support from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation's Talent Marketing Cooperative Initiative.

Last revised March 15, 2023