Providence Health & Services Psychiatric Consultation Liaison Clinician in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling Psychiatric Consultation Liaison Clinician (1.0 FTE, Day shift ) to Providence Behavioral Medical Group in Anchorage, Alaska.

The Psychiatric Consult Liaison Clinician serves as member of the inpatient psychiatric consult liaison (CL) service, demonstrating clinical expertise in the provision of services involving psychiatric assessment, diagnosis, treatment, planning and implementation, and crisis intervention.

In this position you will:

  • Interview and observe the patient to assess the disease process of behavioral health issues; including physical, psychosocial, spiritual, education needs, cognitive status, and safety.

  • Gather data from family members and assess patient/family and resources for the purpose of developing plan of care.

  • Develop and coordinate the plan of care with both medical and nursing staff throughout the course of stay.

  • Provide information to PHSA staff about behavioral health services available to them and their families.

  • Provide consultation to case managers/discharge planners for the facilitation of applications for follow-up care programs in and outside the PHSA system.

  • Maintain professional education by participating in continuing education offerings to support professional development and licensure.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Social Work, or health related field

  • Current licensure in the State of Alaska as Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT),

  • 2 years clinical experience in behavior health

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to establish and maintain the confidence and cooperation of patients, families, and persons contacted in the course of work

  • Knowledge of: principles and techniques of mental health counseling, techniques of observing and assessing behavior, emotional, social, psychological and environmental problems

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Knowledge of discharge planning and utilization review

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 / Care Management / Counseling

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 191853