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Behavioral Health Clinician

Location: Kenai, Alaska
Date Posted: 11-20-2018
Position:      Behavioral Health Clinician
Location:      Kenai, Alaska
Pay Range:    DOE

The Behavioral Health Clinician will be part of our team enhancing their service delivery model between healthcare disciplines. The Behavioral Health Clinician is responsible for the efficient and effective delivery of clinical services to behavioral health clients. Clinical services include: comprehensive behavioral health assessments, development and ongoing review of treatment plans, transition/discharge planning and individual and group counseling sessions.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide psychotherapeutic services to behavioral health clients.
  • Provide Integrated Behavioral Health Assessments through a variety of evaluation techniques.
  • Provide counseling through a variety of treatment modalities, including individual, group, and family therapy that meet behavioral health standards of care.
  • Understands and is able to provide an eclectic therapy model including: Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Play Therapy, Family Systems Theory, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Informed, and addiction modalities.
  • Coordinate services with Chemical Dependency team for co-occurring disorder clients.
  • Participate in supervision, peer consultation and peer records review.
  • Actively participate in meetings that support the integrated health care model to provide comprehensive care for clients.
  • Provides therapeutic consultation services to other departments and programs as directed and approved by the Behavioral Health Director.
  • Maintain client records in accordance with the organizational and Medicaid standards.
  • Follow all grant requirements, including AKAIMS and reporting grant requirements to supervisor
  • Timely submission of client billing information.
  • Licensed and certified personnel will be held accountable for providing services in accordance with relevant external or internal requirements and education, such as, legislation governing practice; licensure, registration, and certification requirements; professional degrees; professional training to maintain established competency levels; on-the-job training requirements of the program; and professional standards of practice.
Essential Qualifications:
  • Masters in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or related field required.
  • Excellent interpersonal communications, public speaking, and presentation skills.
  • Five to seven years post-master's experience providing behavioral health services including experience with youth & adults, and drug and alcohol programs preferred.
  • Experience with computerized management information system/AKAIMS.
  • Knowledge and experience working with Alaska Native/American Indian people preferred.
  • Licensed as a LCSW, LPC, or MSW in Alaska or eligible for licensure.
  • Certification as State of Alaska Chemical Dependency Counselor I or II, preferred
  • Knowledge of child protection and ICWA laws.
  • Ability to lift program materials weighing up to 30 pounds.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA and 42 CFR, Part 2 regulations.
All qualified candidates who meet or exceed the above Position Qualifications or have relevant experience will be contacted.
AES provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. While working within the parameters of an Alaska Native Organization, hiring preference will be given to shareholders/spouses/descendants and other Alaska Natives in accordance with Public Law 93-638.

AES matches job seekers with opportunities in which they are recognized and rewarded for their experience, skills and abilities.  AES is proud to be an Alaskan-owned company building relationships on integrity and trust since 1977. Our Services are always FREE to candidates. 
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