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


Providence is calling a Clinician – Behavioral Health Coordinator (Community Service Program, Variable Shift, 0.0 FTE) at 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.

In this position you will:

  • Provide brief counseling and short-term interventions based on working knowledge of community-based, integrated behavioral health concepts, practices and theory.

  • Provide the necessary assessment, treatment and referral for clients. This will include individuals, groups, couples, families, children, adolescents and adults.

  • Provide and seek clinical, psychiatric and medical consultation.

  • Responsible for accurate and timely documentation of cases, including intake and discharge records, progress notes, treatment planning, correspondence, client assessments, and referral.

  • Complete daily, weekly, monthly and yearly reports for federal, state and local reporting requirements and including AKAIMS & EPIC reports.

  • Coordinate treatment planning with KCHC providers and clinical staff and other agencies (ie. schools, juvenile probation, psychologist, community psychiatrist, et al.)

  • Participate in 24-hour on-call crisis intervention for the PKIMC Emergency Department on a rotating basis.

  • Determine need for voluntary and involuntary psychiatric hospitalizations and assumes responsibility for the coordination of associated legal procedures.

  • Act as the Liason between Primary care and community-wide Behavioral Health agencies.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Education or other related behavioral health field that will be accepted for licensure listed below

  • 1 year of counseling experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Ability to obtain State of Alaska Professional License within 3 years of hire; State of Alaska license OR license in another state, which will allow for Alaska “licensure by credentialing” in a behavioral health field, ex: LCSW, (Licensed Clinical Social Worker); LMFT, (Licensed Marital and Family Therapist); or LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor); License transfer must be completed within 2 years of hire

  • Substance Abuse Professional Certification (e.g. CDC I or II, National Master Addiction Counselor) within 1 year of hire

  • 1 year in primary care with working knowledge of concepts, practices and theory

  • Proficiency with a variety of computer software applications including Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Experience using Electronic Medical Records (EMR) such as EPIC

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:

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

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: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Behavioral Health

Location: Alaska-Kodiak

Req ID: 242597