**This position is a Career Ladder opportunity and can be filled anywhere within the Behavioral Health Clinician ladder based on applicant qualifications**
This position provides a variety of treatment services including individual, group, family, and marital therapy to any and all clients from birth to elder. This position also provides clinical services such as intake/diagnostic evaluations, case evaluations, and crisis intervention; as well as acts as a liaison with other agencies as required.This position is a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team and provides regular clinical supervision, ensures proper maintenance of clinical records in accordance with insurance regulations and established SEARHC policies and procedures. A clinician ensures that clinical productivity standards as established and followed. This position is available for after-hours telephone contact for clients in crisis when needed and as assigned; in addition to providing clinical support in person or by phone as needed at any SEARHC location within the Behavioral Health Division.
Baseline Qualification Requirements:
Masters Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or related discipline from an accredited educational institution. Must be licensed as or in the process of becoming a: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT).
Grade 16 – Is a Clinician who has their master's degree and is in the process of becoming licensed. If the clinician is a new graduate and just starting their clinical supervision hours they will have 2 years and 6 months from date of hire to become licensed. If at the time of hire the clinician has begun their clinical supervision they must become licensed within 6 months of completing the rest of their clinical supervision hours.
Grade 17 – Is a Clinician who is already licensed with a minimum of 3 years of post-masters clinical experience in multidisciplinary mental health setting prefer someone with at least 4 years of work experience as a clinician.
Grade 18 – Is a Clinician who has at least five years of experience working in the field and who will/ could provide supervision to CFSW's or other professionals.
US Citizenship or have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.
Meets the educational requirements for licensure in Alaska as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist at time of hire. Applicant may need to accrue supervised clinical hours and/or take the exam for licensure. Once licensure is obtained it is a requirement to keep it current for the duration of employment.
Alaska State Chemical Dependency Counselor I or MAC certificate or equivalent or eligible for certification within one year of hire preferred.
Must be 21 years of age.
Valid State of Alaska Driver's License or can be obtained within 6 months of hire.