Per Diem MHS II- Education Aide
North Star Hospital - Anchorage, AK

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North Star is Alaska’s premier behavioral health provider that specialized in helping young people with life’s challenges. We recognize that childhood should be a time of joy, fulfillment, growth, and nurturing care. We also recognize that situations happen that are beyond young people’s control or ability to effectively handle. Our programs at North Star work with the family and the community to help facilitate optimal growth and nurturing throughout times of childhood adversity. Our goal is to help young people get on a track that leads to a life of youthfulness – the life that child and adolescents deserve.

The Mental Health Specialist II – Classroom Aide is responsible for providing direct care to patients with psychiatric disorder; to ensure the safety and well-being of patients; to support the maintenance of therapeutic milieu. This position also assists patients in the classroom as needed, helping to facilitate the online education programs and facilitating educational assessments when needed. The MHS II is also responsible for providing leadership and direction to new MHS II staff based upon experience and special training in various areas of mental health service delivery; as well as supporting and actively participating with the recreation therapist in leading group activities for patients.


This position requires a bachelor's degree in education or related field preferred. Will accept a minimum of four (4) years of related work experience or a combination of education and experience.