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Providence Health & Services Mental Health Therapist, PBMG Clinic in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Mental Health Therapistl (PBMG Anchorage, Day Shift, 1.0 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.

In this position, you will:

  • Develop specific treatment plans in identifying clinical problems for individual patients and their families. Draw on the Medical Director and clinical staff in problem solving and planning at treatment team meetings or as needed. Is responsible for functions of assessment, charting, and discharge using the systems and procedures of the clinic for the patient and family treatment

  • 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 clients and their families

  • Work cooperatively with other team members in providing patient care and crisis management. Establish positive working relationships and role models health communication skills. Assist with orientation of new employees

  • Monitor all patient and family progress in treatment and outcomes as a result of interventions. Provide structure and safe limit setting by developing therapeutic rapport with the patient and their family. Make ongoing assessments of patient's mental health status and assists in crisis management

  • Document a thorough assessment, including mental status exam, interventions and activities related to patient's plan of care. Participate in continuous quality improvement process. Maintain a working knowledge of the program's policies and procedures

  • Actively solicit parents and family members to become part of the treatment process


Required qualifications for this position include

  • Masters or doctoral degree in psychology, social work, or health-related field

  • Current State of Alaska license as: Psychologist, Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT

  • Two years experience providing family or individual therapy

  • Strong foundational knowledge of comprehensive mental health issues in both theory and practice

  • Knowledge, training, and experience utilizing assessment techniques, and evidence-based interventions for specific populations

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 comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Day

Job Category: Behavioral Health

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 295253