Providence is calling a part time Mental Health Specialist at the Providence Crisis Recovery Center in Anchorage, Alaska.
In this position you will:
Work with other members of staff to provide patient care by assisting the nursing and clinical staff in unit functions including documentation, clerical and admitting support, physical care, and therapeutic interventions with patients.
Address treatment issues in individual therapy.
Co-facilitate group therapy.
Facilitate psycho-education groups, leisure and creative activities related to mental health recovery.
Document assessments, interventions, and activities related to patient's plan of care.
Establish positive working relationships and role models effective communication skills.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's degree Psychology, Social Work, or related field
Basic Life Support (BLS) within 90 days of hire
Requires knowledge of mental health issues (both theory and practice), crisis intervention techniques, assessment techniques, and understanding of family systems dynamics.
Requires strong crisis intervention, assessment, interpersonal communication, and organizational skills
About the ministry you will serve:
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 people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling