SRC - Behavioral Health Clinician Masters

ID: 11692
Location: Emmonak
State: Alaska
Department: Behavioral Health
Employment Duration: 80 Full time
Temporary Status: Not Applicable
Hours p/Week:

Description

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 JCAHO, services include adult med/surg, pediatrics, obstetrics, emergency room, as well as outpatient family medicine clinics, pharmacy, lab, and imaging. 

Position Summary:

This position is located in one of the Subregional Areas: Aniak, Emmonak, St. Marys, Toksook Bay and Hooper Bay and travels to all villages assigned to the specific subregional area to provide clinical and clinical supervision to the Behavioral Health Aides in those villages. 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 clinician would also provide care management services, referral, and advocacy, as recommended in the assessment.

Position Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential job element satisfactorily. The components listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Nursing with a specialty in Mental Health. Clinical supervisory experience preferred.
  • Two (3) years clinical 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
  • Computer literacy required

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

YKHC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, 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 who meet minimum requirements according to the provisions of P.L. 93-638.

Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health
www.ykhc.org

For more information, please contact YKHC Recruitment at: ykhc_recruitment@ykhc.org or 1-800-478-8905

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