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Behavioral Health Clinician, Bethel, AK


Organization: Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation
Category: Behavioral Health Professional
Location: Bethel, AK
Date Job Posted: May 12, 2020
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With Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation in Bethel, Alaska, you’ll serve the over 50 rural communities in the Yukon Delta Region who come to us for care. You’ll grow your skills and expertise in a challenging environment, and experience a community environment within a community that will embrace you as one of their own.

Serving the people of Southwestern Alaska, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Hospital is a 50-bed general acute care medical facility. Fully accredited by TJC, services include adult med/surg, pediatrics, obstetrics, emergency room, as well as outpatient family medicine clinics, pharmacy, lab, and imaging.

Position Summary:

Conduct behavioral health evaluations of individuals who suffer mental disturbances or present with a wide range of emotional disturbances. Initiates the provision of services depending on the outcome of the evaluation. The counselor would also provide care management services, referral, and advocacy, as recommended in the assessment.

Position Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Nursing with a specialty in Mental Health. Two (2) years supervised experience providing various behavioral health direct services performed at a satisfactory level
  • Experience in a cross-cultural setting, preferably with Native American cultures
  • Appropriate State of Alaska licensure required or must be able to obtain it within 3 months of hire
  • LPC or LCSW preferred
  • Computer literacy required
  • Supervise Behavioral health Aides

Benefits Include:

  • Generous PTO – beginning at 4.5 weeks
  • Ten paid holidays
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Student loan repayment eligibility for SHARP program
  • Tort Claims coverage
  • Retirement plans
  • Employee Wellness Center

Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other basis protected by law. Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.

Preference is given to Alaska Native/American Indian applicants according to the provisions of P.L. 93-638.

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