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Providence Health & Services Mental Health Specialist - Crisis Recovery Center in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Mental Health Specialist (Crisis Recovery Center) to the Providence Crisis Recovery Center in Anchorage, Alaska. This is part-time variable shift.

We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Work with other members of staff to provide patient care by assisting the nursing and clinical staff in unit functions including documentation, clerical and admitting support, physical care, and therapeutic interventions with patients.

  • Address treatment issues in individual therapy.

  • Co-facilitate group therapy.

  • Facilitate psycho-education groups, leisure and creative activities related to mental health recovery.

  • Document assessments, interventions, and activities related to patient's plan of care.

  • Establish positive working relationships and role models effective communication skills.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree Psychology, Social Work, or related field

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification at time of hire

  • Knowledge of mental health issues (both theory and practice), crisis intervention techniques, assessment techniques, and understanding of family systems dynamics.

About the ministry you will serve:

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Behavioral Health

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 230087