Providence Health & Services Clinician - Behavioral Health in Valdez, Alaska


Providence is calling a Clinician – Behavioral Health (Mental Health Dept, Day Shift, PRN) at Providence Valdez Counseling Center in Valdez, Alaska.

Under general supervision this position provides quality individual, group, family and marital therapy with children, adolescents and adults.

In this position you will :

  • Have a working knowledge of community behavioral health concepts, practices and theory and be able to provide the therapy and treatment necessary for clients.

  • Be responsible for accurate and timely documentation of cases, including intake and discharge records, progress notes, treatment planning, correspondence, client assessments, and referral.

  • Participate in 24-hour on-call crisis intervention and emergency service rotation.

  • Pursue ongoing professional development relevant to the job position.

  • Act as the Director in the absence of the Director of the agency.

  • Maintain strict confidentiality within federally mandated guidelines and maintain professional boundaries with clients and staff.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Education or other related behavioral health field that will be accepted for licensure as listed below

  • State of Alaska license OR license in another state, which will allow for Alaska “licensure by credentialing” in a behavioral health field, ex: LCSW, (Licensed Clinical Social Worker); LMFT, (Licensed Marital and Family Therapist); or LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor). License transfer must be completed within 2 years of hire

  • Minimum of 1 year of counseling

  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations

  • Uses effective team-building skills with interpersonal interactions

  • Work requires continual attention to detail in composing and entering data, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines

  • Must be proficient with variety of computer software applications in word processing to report information to the State of Alaska and other regulatory agencies

About the Ministry you will serve:

Providence Valdez Counseling Center is a community based behavioral health service. PVCC empowers our clients by creating an atmosphere of compassion, respect, and excellence, as they transform their lives and strengthen their connection and contribution to the community. PVCC offers a variety of counseling services as well as providing 24 hour crisis assistance.

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: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling

Location: Alaska-Valdez

Req ID: 193041