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Providence Health & Services Mental Health Therapist - Crisis Recovery Center in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Mental Health Therapist for Crisis recovery Center, to the Providence Regional Building in Anchorage, Alaska. This position is 32 hours per week. This is a combination of day (7:00a-3:30p) and evening shifts (3p-11:30pm).

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:

  • Participate in treatment planning meetings and assist treatment team in identifying clinical problems for individual patients and their families and.

  • Assist in problem solving and planning for discharge by using community and hospital resources.

  • Participate in case management and be responsible for the patient and family treatment and the functions of assessment, charting, discharge, and post-treatment planning, using the systems and procedures for the Crisis Recovery Center.

  • Facilitate and co-facilitate groups, family therapy sessions, and individual treatment sessions.

  • Draw on theory and experience to provide a variety of therapeutic sessions and interventions specific to adults experiencing a psychiatric crisis.

  • Prepare and deliver lectures to clients, family members, or outside agencies, as requested.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's degree in Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Social Work, or health related field

  • Knowledge of mental health issues, both theory and practice, crisis intervention techniques, assessment techniques and understanding of family outcomes

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, group work skills and knowledge of age appropriate developmental issues for adolescents and their families

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Current licensure as a Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist or a Professional Counselor

About the ministry you will serve:

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

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: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Behavioral Health

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 236821