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Providence Health & Services Mental Health Clinician I in Kodiak, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Mental Health Clinician I (School Program, Variable Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Kodiak Mental Health Center in Kodiak, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

This position will be an essential part of the Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) on call rotation.

In this position you will:

  • Provide crisis and emergency services as needed.

  • Be responsible for taking call for emergencies on a rotating basis.

  • Develop treatment plans, record clinical progress, and prepare reports as appropriate to ability level as directed.

  • Provide consultation and education to individuals, agencies, organizations, professionals and individuals as clinically appropriate, while maintaining confidentiality.

  • Provide psychoeducation services to villages and other locations with the borough.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in social work, psychology or other behavioral health discipline OR a Bachelor’s Degree and actively pursuing an MA or MS in a mental health field - Actively pursing means acceptance into a program and completion of one 3 credit course per semester; Master’s Degree must be obtained within 3 years from date of hire into the position

  • Bachelor's degree candidates must have 1 year of experience in a mental health field

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 6 months of hire

  • Knowledge of practices of psychotherapy, normal human development and functioning, and general characteristics of major mental illnesses as identified in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual IV (DSM-IV)

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in a mental health related field

About the department you will serve

Providence Kodiak Island Counseling Center offers a wide array of behavioral health services offered through different programs within the agency such as Outpatient Clinic, Community Support Program, Family Focused Program, Mental Health Clinicians in the School Program, Safe Harbor and Alcohol Safety Action Program.

For more information about Providence Kodiak Island Counseling Center, please click on the following link: http://providence-kodiakhealthcare.jobs/

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Behavioral Health

Location: Alaska-Kodiak

Req ID: 222229

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