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Providence Health & Services Mental Health Therapist - PBMG Clinic in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Mental Health Therapist to the Providence Behavioral Medicine Group (1.0 FTE, Providence Region Building, Anchorage AK) 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.

We are seeking a Mental Health Therapist to provide outpatient individual, group, and/or family therapy services to support the social, emotional, and functional health of our patients. A successful candidate will work collaboratively with patients and families, professional colleagues, office staff, and community resources, to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate appropriate treatment..

In this position, you will:

  • Provide comprehensive intake assessments

  • Facilitate and co-facilitate groups, family, and individual therapy

  • Provide evidence-based therapeutic interventions

  • Provide accurate and timely documentation required to process service claims

  • Work cooperatively with other team members and community services to provide patient care and crisis management.

  • Implement care and services that recognize specific needs of patients, including, but not limited to age or diversity

  • Participate in case reviews, staff training & professional supervision


Required qualifications for this position include

  • Masters or doctoral degree in psychology, social work, or health-related field

  • Current State of Alaska license as: Psychologist, Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or Licensed Psychological Associate (LPA), or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT

  • Two years experience providing family or individual therapy

  • Strong foundational knowledge of comprehensive mental health issues in both theory and practice

  • Knowledge, training, and experience utilizing assessment techniques, and evidence-based interventions for specific populations

  • Regular attendance

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Medical Group is a group of primary care, specialty care and hospital-based medical providers who serve Alaska in many locations. Our providers and staff strive to create a distinctive health care experience for each patient – one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork.

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 242590