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Director, Emergency Services, Bethel, AK


Organization: Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation
Category: Director
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: Provide direct clinical and administrative oversight of Emergency Services, Crisis Respite Center and CISM programs in the behavioral health department. Coordinate all facets of delivery of behavioral health services in the programs. Responsible for ensuring compliance with The Joint Commission, Medicaid, licensing, and all other regulations and laws.

Position Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in related field and/or Licensed Social Worker, LPC or LMFT, or Certification in Psychology.
  • Two years supervisory experience in mental health treatment; history of increasing management responsibility; successful, past supervision of staff.
  • Outpatient and Residential experience preferred.
  • Licensed Social Worker, LPC or LMFT, or Certification in Psychology.
  • Must have basic computer knowledge, and standard office equipment usage skills.
  • Operate motor vehicle preferred.
  • Responsible for ensuring that program policies, procedures, applicable state and national accreditation standards are met.
  • Provide clinical guidance and supervision to team members.
  • Ensures the treatment program makes necessary changes and updates to reflect current treatment philosophies and needs of the clients serve.
  • Knowledge and ability to comply with The Joint Commission standards, Medicaid regulations, and all applicable laws and regulations
  • Direct supervision of clinical staff and other staff as needed. Includes Emergency Services, Crisis Respite Center and CISM

Benefits Include:

  • Generous PTO – beginning at 4.5 weeks
  • Ten paid holidays
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 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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