Your passion is in what you do, the care you provide, and the dedication with which you serve. It is the same commitment with which our people live their lives, and in turn, share their culture.
With Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation in Bethel, Alaska, you’ll serve the over 50 rural communities in the Yukon Delta Region who come to us for care. You’ll grow your skills and expertise in a clinically challenging environment, and experience a community environment within a community that will embrace you as one of their own.
Serving the people of Southwestern Alaska, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Hospital is a 50-bed general acute care medical facility. Fully accredited by The Joint Commission, services include adult med/surg, pediatrics, obstetrics, emergency room, as well as outpatient family medicine clinics, pharmacy, lab, and imaging.
Under the supervision of the Clinical Supervision, provides a variety of village-based substance use assessments, screenings, crisis stabilization, and rehabilitation services consistent with their education, training and experience. Examples of these services include but are not limited to prevention, early intervention, and follow-up services to clients experiencing a variety of behavioral health issues. The BHA-II will be responsible for providing access to and delivery of appropriate services under the direction of a licensed clinician.
- Minimum Education: A minimum of BHA-II certification, currently enrolled in or have completed Rural Human Services degree, or an AA/AS degree in Psychology, Human Services or related field and have completed a minimum of 2000 hours of direct or indirect supervised work experiencing providing Behavioral Health related services in Village Services. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Minimum Experience: Two (2) years experience in the field of Community Services, may be volunteer work if documented. Demonstrates mature judgment, must have the ability to communicate, retrieve and present data and information both verbally, written and electronic. Must be flexible with work schedule and possess the ability for independent actions within prescribed limits.
- License, Certifications, Registration: Must partner with supervisor to maintain BHA-II certification and advance to BHA-III certification level. Must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 140 hours towards a specialized BHA-II raining program and a 100 hour clinical practicum under the direct supervision of a licensed clinician.
- Equipment/Tools: Must have computer skills and experience with programs such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel. Must have excellent telephone etiquette. Good verbal and writing communication skills. Bilingual Yup’ik/English/Regional preferred.
- Specialized Knowledge and Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of Medicaid regulations and appropriate documentation used for Behavioral Health field. Ability to read and comprehend intermediate level instructions, correspondence and ability to write and implement treatment plan interventions with supervision. Ability to demonstrate counseling skills through client contact and participation in peer consult meetings. Ability to carry out multiple instructions in intense situations and/or crisis. Demonstrate active responsibility for managing and tracking BHA credentialing status as well as demonstrate a willingness to work as a team with other BHAs of various levels and supervisory team. Ability to screen clients using provided screening tools such as Alaska Screening Tool, Client Status Review, and ASAM dimensions and make appropriate recommendations under the indirect supervision of Clinical Supervisor. Participate in work groups based on interest and need in Village Services program. Demonstrate ability to effectively facilitate client groups and individual sessions with appropriate documentation and billing that meets agency, Medicaid, and Joint Commission standards.
- Generous PTO – beginning at 4.5 weeks
- Ten paid holidays
- Comprehensive healthcare coverage
- Life and Disability Insurance
- Flexible Spending Account
- Retirement plans
- Employee Wellness Center
Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other basis protected by law. Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.
Preference is given to Alaska Native/American Indian applicants according to the provisions of P.L. 93-638.
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For more information, please contact YKHC Recruitment at: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or 1-907-543-6060 and ask to speak with a recruiter. If you would like more information about our organization and positions available please visit our website at www.ykhc.org .