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Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Behavioral Health Clinician Licensed (2021-5258) in Juneau, Alaska

SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.Working at SEARHC is more than a job, itis a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.Job Overview: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 in person Crisis Interventions for clients through our Hospital Emergency Room or Police Department or by phone as needed at any SEARHC location within the Behavioral Health Division.Responsibilities:Position ComplexitiesThis position adheres to the organization mission:i iAlaska Native people working in partnership to provide the best healthcare to our communities,i by providing sound chemical dependency/mental health clinical care and interventions to individuals and families.Ability to provide clinically sound treatment services based on client needs and treatment plans.Demonstrated understanding of diagnostic evaluation methods, mental status exams, and use of the DSM-IV.Ability to respond to a range of clientsi needs using differential diagnoses and treatment approaches.Ability to provide appropriate crisis intervention services.Ability to maintain clinical records in timely compliance with State, Federal and agency policies, and procedures.Ability to work collaboratively with other community agencies on behalf of clients and/or the SEARHC.Demonstrated understanding of sound ethical practice in conjunction with the established and defined ethics of oneis training, discipline, and education/license level.Ability to effectively organize time, responsibilities, and accomplish task by established deadlines and timeframes.iThere is no specific responsibility to managing an operating budget.i As a clinician the financial responsibilities lie in documenting all services as outlined first and foremost in the code of ethics of the profession. Clinicians maintain records necessary for rendering professional services to their clients and as required by laws, regulations, or agency or institution procedures. Clinicians include sufficient and timely documentation in their client records to facilitate the delivery and continuity of needed services. Clinicians take reasonable steps to ensure that documentation in records accurately reflects client progress and services provided. If errors are made in client records, clinicians take steps to properly note the correction of such errors according to agency or institutional policies, proper documentation is a requirement to ensure that SEARHC is able to bill accurately for services provided to client in accordance with state, federal, and insurance rules, laws and regulations. iiClinician III may be asked to supervise subordinates.i This position is a covered position in accordance with the Indian Child Protection Act (ICPA).AccountabilitiesProvide screening, assessment, diagnoses, treatment planning, direct therapy and continuing care to individual clients, and/or conduct family therapy with clients ranging from birth to elderly and their families including chil