Providence Health & Services Mental Health Therapist - Outpatient Chemical Dependency in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling a Mental Health Therapist (Outpatient Chemical Dependency, Variable Shift, 1 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, 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.
We are looking for an individual for this ground breaking opportunity to help us build up our new Medical Assisted Treatment Bridge Clinic.
In this position you will:
Identifies patient clinical problems in diagnostic summary and incorporates them into treatment planning process utilizing JCAHO, program standards, and 12 step principles.
Conducts individual chemical dependence counseling sessions. Performs patient chemical dependency assessments. Performs psychosocial assessments under direct supervision.
Plans and facilitates group therapy. Utilizing 12 step recovery principles, functions as a solo, primary group therapist.
Maintains and utilizes community and national referral resources.
Maintains all federal and state confidentiality laws/regulations. Coordinates and participates in case staffings. Maintains communication with the treatment team regarding patient management. Meets regularly with Clinical Supervisor to review cases and for evaluation and feedback regarding clinical and work related performance.Maintains poise under crisis conditions. Follows through on managing crises until resolution, i.e., patient placement or referral to the treatment team or Clinical Supervisor for further follow-up/case consultation or case consultation or case resolution.
Completes initial and annual Competency Plan for assigned job and department.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Master's degree in Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Social Work, or health related field
Ability to perform multiple tasks with frequent interruptions
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Licensure 1 or more of the following: Clinical Social Work (LCSW), Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT), Professional Counselor (LPC)
6 or more months experience in Chemical Dependency or Behavioral Health treatment
Family therapy experience
About Providence Alaska Medical Center
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
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.
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.
Job Category: Counseling
Req ID: 242600