Providence Health & Services Mental Health Therapist - Mental Health Unit in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling a Mental Health Therapist (Mental Health 4w, variable , 0.9 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:
Participate in treatment planning meetings and assists treatment team in identifying clinical problems for individual patients and their families and developing specific treatment plans.
Facilitate and co-facilitates groups, family therapy sessions, and individual treatment sessions.
Prepare and deliver lectures to clients, family members, or outside agencies, as requested.
Continuously monitor all patient and family progress in treatment and outcomes as a result of interventions.
Document a thorough assessment, including mental status exam, interventions and activities related to patient's plan of care.
Actively solicit parents and family members to become part of the treatment process.
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
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
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 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.
Job Category: Counseling
Req ID: 297308