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|Facility:||North Star Hospital|
|Location:||ANCHORAGE, AK US|
|Job Type:||Per Diem|
|Minimum Education Required:||Bachelor's Degree|
North Star is Alaska’s premier behavioral health provider that
specialized in helping young people with life’s challenges. We
recognize that childhood should be a time of joy, fulfillment,
growth, and nurturing care. We also recognize that situations happen
that are beyond young people’s control or ability to
effectively handle. Our programs at North Star work with the family
and the community to help facilitate optimal growth and nurturing
throughout times of childhood adversity. Our goal is to help young
people get on a track that leads to a life of youthfulness –
the life that child and adolescents deserve.
We are currently searching for a Per Diem Mental Health Specialist II to join our established team. The primary responsibilities of this position will be to provide direct care to patients with psychiatric disorders, ensuring the safety and well being of patients and supporting the maintenance of therapeutic milieu. This person should have experience and special training in various areas of mental health service delivery (i.e. group therapy, milieu management, diagnostic based training, grief and loss, etc.)
A Bachelor's degree in Psychology or related field or the equivalent
of four (4) years education and experience is strongly preferred.
Experience as a care provider in a healthcare or child/adolescent
educational setting is preferred. The ideal candidate must have good
verbal and written communication skills, legible handwriting, and the
ability to maintain information as highly confidential. Familiarity
with medical and psychological terminology is preferred.
To apply, please visit www.northstarbehavioral.com and go to the employment section. Follow the instructions to apply online.
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