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28 Career Opportunities at Anchorage Community Mental Health and Fairbanks Community Mental Health


Full time position providing structure, supervision, and monitoring necessary to maintain and protect a chronically mentally ill adult recipient and to prevent harm to the recipient or to others. Duties include assisting clients in meeting overall goals as identified in treatment plan, to include areas of managing daily routine, basic home upkeep, employment, housing, educational, peer or personal relationships, and social and personal appearance.

Alaska Behavioral Health, formerly Anchorage Community Mental Health Services, is growing to meet the needs of our community. We were recently awarded a grant to become a Certified Community Behavioral Health Center. (CCBHC). This grant will aid us with the long-term goal of providing better medical services to our patients. This new role will have the opportunity to develop and lead this new service. The Medical Director will be responsible for direct patient care, and the management and supervision of the medical program. The Medical Director will provide the infrastructure, systems, tools, and leadership capacity to drive meaningful change and integration of services, employing best practices in measurement and performance improvement, and is comfortable utilizing data to drive improvement. The ideal candidate will be an experienced Board-Certified Internal Medicine Physician.

Alaska Behavioral Health, formerly known as Anchorage Community Mental Health Services, is growing to meet the needs of our community. We were recently awarded a grant to become a Certified Community Behavioral Health Center. We are looking for highly analytical candidates who are as skilled in healthcare administration as they are in business management. This position will report to the CFO but work with clinical leaders throughout the organization. Duties: • Analyze and problem solve to ensure program deliverables and goals are met, working closely with business and clinical leadership teams. • Develop practical and creative solutions to address key issues. • Prepare, report on, and manage against program targets/goals. • Generate insights into operational opportunities and best practices. • Perform ad hoc analyses and deep-dives into clinical and operational data to generate strategic insights. • Support Project Directors for grants with budget and reporting needs • Analyze client health outcomes data to inform service delivery improvements Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree – Master’s degree preferred • Strong written and verbal communication skills; experience with data storytelling and visualization preferred • Strong analytical/Excel and presentation skills. • Experience with SQL queries • Experience working with both healthcare outcomes data as well as financial budget data • Prior experience measuring and analyzing program goals and performance • Desire to be part of a fun, yet hard-working team Compensation: Salary range is $60K-$77K per year In addition to base salary there are opportunities to earn up to $15K in annual incentives each year based on achievement of individual and organizational goals

The Peer Support Team provides support to address the needs of individuals who may require frequent additional support in recovery and wellness services, at varying degrees. Our program participants are consistently working with their treatment teams and peer support is initiated when it is decided that they would benefit from additional support regarding their mental illness, traumatic situation, or addiction recovery. A high degree of collaboration is critical for the teams to successfully eliminate participants’ concerns when it comes to the intended outcome of services. Scheduling will vary based on team needs and whether their Peer Support Specialist Position is full- or part- time. Primary duties include contributing to assessment & service planning, individual & group skill building, crisis management, rehab services, knowledge of resources and an ability to efficiently connect clients, as well as other support services. Knowledge of group dynamics and commitment to client centered work; experience with groups including planning and co-leadership responsibilities. Ability to work as part of a fast-paced, highly structured, collaborative and multidisciplinary team. Team members share roles and responsibility for clients, as needed to provide ongoing support. High School diploma or equivalent required. Personal life experience in recovery from mental illness, or substance abuse and/or co-occurring disorders required. 1-2 years of volunteer experience in the mental health and/or substance abuse fields preferred. A willingness to become Peer Certified as part of your initial onboarding. Comfort in sharing your personal life experiences surrounding recovery in a way that offers support to those you’ll serve. Facilitate the development of recovery skills among assigned consumers as a member of the treatment team. Serve as a mentor/role model demonstrating recovery, effective coping skills and self-help strategies. Salary range is $16.56 to $21.44 an hour depending on experience. The full-time position is eligible for our benefits package that includes generous paid time off, health insurance, and 401(k). The part-time positions are eligible for paid time off and two floating holidays per year. ACMHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Residential Team provides intensive residential support to address the needs of individuals who may require frequent yet varying degrees of in-home and community support during the transition from assisted living and/or institutionalization to independent living in the community. Our participants have experienced chronic or multiple episodes of severe mental illness, co-occurring substance use, and often homelessness. A high degree of collaboration is critical for the team to successfully eliminate participants’ barriers to service. Services are provided in participants' home and community at least 75% of the time.

Anchorage Community Mental Health Services (ACMHS) and Fairbanks Community Mental Health Services (FCMHS) are joining to form Alaska Behavioral Health. Our mission is to strengthen Alaska communities and improve the lives of our clients by delivering exceptional behavioral healthcare services. We deliver these services in multiple clinics located in Fairbanks and Anchorage as well as through telemedicine throughout the State. We are currently recruiting for the Clinic Director who will lead the growth of our Fairbanks Adult Services operations.

F/T position providing community based services to SMI adults. As part of a multidisciplinary team, provides assessment, treatment planning, psychosocial skills training, individual and group therapy, case management, crisis intervention and other services driven by client need.

At Anchorage Community Mental Health Services (ACMHS), our mission is to promote recovery and wellness by providing consumer-driven behavioral healthcare services. We are excited to expand our services with the creation of the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at ACMHS. This clinic will provide evidence-based interventions to military veterans, particularly those who served in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, and their family members. We are currently recruiting for multiple Licensed Clinician positions. Clinicians will work as a part of an interdisciplinary team to ensure coordinated care. They will receive state-of-the-art training; clinical supervision; and support to provide the most effective, scientifically supported, evidence-based treatments available for to children, youth, adults and families. We engage clinicians in continuous professional development to improve their clinical practice, learn new treatments, and achieve excellent patient outcomes. Qualified applicants must be licensed as an LCSW, LPC, or LMFT. Experience working with military populations and veterans is strongly preferred.

We are a large behavioral clinic with offices in Anchorage and Fairbanks and are looking for full-time psychiatric Advanced Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants for both locations to work with adults in an outpatient community mental health center. No evening or weekend shift work is required. Duties include psychiatric evaluation and treatment of individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and high frequency of comorbid substance use disorders. Will work in a multidisciplinary team environment with full nursing support and case management. Requires relevant degree, current Alaska license, current DEA certificate, NPI number, and experience in community psychiatry and/or chronic mental illness. Experience working with an electronic health record is preferred. Salary range for Physician Assistant is $95,497 to $123,588 and ANP $103,757 to $134,278 depending on experience along with eligibility to participate in an incentive plan. Our excellent benefit package includes health insurance, generous paid time off, 10 paid holidays, and 401(k) with up to a 5% employer match. Training opportunities are also available. The position is open until filled. Our online application is available at www.acmhs.com or a current resume may be sent to jobs@acmhs.com. Anchorage Community Mental Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We are a large behavioral clinic with offices in Anchorage and Fairbanks and are looking for full-time psychiatric Advanced Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants for both locations to work with adults in an outpatient community mental health center. No evening or weekend shift work is required. Duties include psychiatric evaluation and treatment of individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and high frequency of comorbid substance use disorders. Will work in a multidisciplinary team environment with full nursing support and case management. Requires relevant degree, current Alaska license, current DEA certificate, NPI number, and experience in community psychiatry and/or chronic mental illness. Experience working with an electronic health record is preferred. Salary range for Physician Assistant is $95,497 to $123,588 and ANP $103,757 to $134,278 depending on experience along with eligibility to participate in an incentive plan. Our excellent benefit package includes health insurance, generous paid time off, 10 paid holidays, and 401(k) with up to a 5% employer match. Training opportunities are also available. The position is open until filled. Our online application is available at www.acmhs.com or a current resume may be sent to jobs@acmhs.com. Anchorage Community Mental Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Internship opportunity for a structured clinical experience conducted in collaboration with approved graduate programs in nursing and medicine. Clinical interns receive individual and group clinical supervision and gain clinical experience in therapeutic services, including mental health assessment. Individuals interested in an internship must complete the Internship Application and supply a resume and unofficial transcripts to be considered for placement.

We are a large behavioral health clinic with offices in Anchorage and Fairbanks and are looking for a part-time Psych Nurse working a minimum of 8 hours each on Monday, Thursday, and Friday. This position will also provide backup coverage to other members of our nursing team. The position is located in Anchorage but there will be occasional travel to Fairbanks. This position is in an outpatient setting and requires no evening or weekend shifts. The position provides direct nursing care along with case management to a unique population. Qualified applicants must be a licensed registered nurse with a minimum of an associate degree in nursing with two years of relevant experience as a psychiatric nurse preferred but not required. New graduates are welcome to apply. Experience working with an electronic health record is preferred. Salary range is $31.69 to $41.02 an hour along with eligibility to participate in an incentive plan. There are no benefits associated with this position. An online application is required and is available at www.acmhs.com. The position is open until filled. Anchorage Community Mental Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ACMHS is a National Child Traumatic Stress Network Site and a dynamic outpatient treatment center and training hub for early child mental health, trauma treatment, and family therapy services. Master's and Doctoral-level Clinicians in our Child and Family Services/Alaska Child Trauma Center team receive intensive training, supervision and support to provide effective and evidence-based treatment to children, youth and families.

Full-time position in outpatient mental health clinic providing intensive Individual Skills Development, Group Skills Development and intensive case management services to multi-problem families as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. Job duties include: case management; group/individual/family skill building; parent support & training; office, community, home, and school support. Experience working with adolescents & their families; & experience providing parent training strongly preferred.

ACMHS/FCMHS is a National Child Traumatic Stress Network Site and a dynamic outpatient treatment center and training hub for early child mental health, trauma treatment, and family therapy services. Master’s and Doctoral-level Clinicians in our Child and Family Services/Alaska Child Trauma Center team receive intensive training, supervision and support to provide effective and evidence-based treatment to children, youth and families. Clinicians work on a multi-disciplinary team to provide individual, family and group therapy services. ACMHS/FCMHS engages clinicians in continuous professional development to improve their clinical practice, progress towards licensure and child and family outcomes. This is a full-time professional position. Salary range is $51,176 to $66,229 (unlicensed) and $59,767 to $77,348 (licensed) depending on experience. We provide an excellent benefit package including health insurance, 10 paid holidays, generous paid time off, and 401(k) with an employer match up to 5%. An online application is required and is available at www.acmhs.com. Position is open until filled. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Bachelor's track Clinical Internship with Fairbanks Community Mental Health Services (FCMHS) is a structured clinical experience conducted in collaboration with approved graduate programs in psychology, social work and professional counseling. Clinical interns receive individual and group clinical supervision and gain clinical experience in therapeutic services, including mental health assessment, individual, family and group therapies programs providing evidence-based practices. Accepted interns are expected to begin their placement working with adult clients before transitioning to child/family clients. Individuals interested in an internship must complete the Internship Application and supply a resume and unofficial transcripts to be considered for placement.

Full-time position in Family Services outpatient mental health clinic providing intensive Individual Skills Development (Activity Therapy), Group Skills Development and intensive case management services to multi-problem families as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. Job duties include: case management; group/individual/family skill building; parent support & training; home and school support; and screening and assessing incoming calls for potential referrals for Family Continuum.

Master's or Doctoral Clinical Internship with the Adult Continuum. Services include case management, individual and group therapy, and rehabilitative services. Individuals interested in an internship must complete the Internship Application and supply a resume and unofficial transcripts to be considered for placement.

Full-time position in out patient mental health clinic providing intensive Individual Skills Development (Activity Therapy), Group Skills Development and intensive case management services to multi-problem families as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. Job duties include: case management; group/individual/family skill building; parent support & training; home and school support; and screening and assessing incoming calls for potential referrals for Family Continuum. Experience working with children, adolescents & their families; & experience providing parent training strongly preferred. BA/BS degree preferred in SW, psych or related field with some work experience OR 5 years relevant work experience may be substituted for education OR education & relevant work experience equivalent to 5 years may be considered. Computer skills required. Personal transportation with clean driving record & AK vehicle insurance mandatory. Salary range is $19.35 to $25.04/Hour. Excellent benefits including health insurance, generous paid time off, and 401(k). Position is open until filled. ACMHS application & AK driving record required. ACMHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Bachelor’s-level Clinical Internship with the Adult Continuum.. Individuals interested in an internship must complete the Internship Application and supply a resume and unofficial transcripts to be considered for placement.

Master’s or Doctoral track Clinical Internship with Fairbanks Community Mental Health Services (FCMHS) is a structured clinical experience conducted in collaboration with approved graduate programs in psychology, social work and professional counseling. Clinical interns receive individual and group clinical supervision and gain clinical experience in therapeutic services, including mental health assessment, individual, family and group therapies programs providing evidence-based practices. Accepted interns are expected to begin their placement working with adult clients before transitioning to child/family clients. Individuals interested in an internship must complete the Internship Application and supply a resume and unofficial transcripts to be considered for placement.

Master’s or Doctoral track Clinical Internship with the Child and Family Continuum at ACMHS is a structured clinical experience conducted in collaboration with approved graduate programs in psychology, social work and professional counseling. Clinical interns receive individual and group clinical supervision and gain clinical experience in therapeutic services, including mental health assessment, individual, family and group therapies programs providing evidence-based practices. The Child and Family Continuum at ACMHS serves young childhood, children, adolescents, transition age youth and families. We also provide clinical services to parents. ACMHS is a National Child Traumatic Stress Network Site and a training hub for early child mental health, trauma treatment, and family therapy services. We offer a dynamic training experience across our specialty programs, Little Tykes Early Childhood Therapeutic Services, The Alaska Child Trauma Center/Child and Family Services Clinic, Parenting with Love and Limits (Structural Strategic Family Therapy) and Transition Age Youth Services (Alaska Youth Advocates and Alaska Seeds of Change). Individuals interested in an internship must complete the Internship Application and supply a resume and unofficial transcripts to be considered for placement.

Bachelor’s-level Clinical Internship with the Child and Family Continuum at ACMHS is a structured clinical experience conducted in collaboration with approved graduate programs in psychology and social work. Bachelor’s-level interns receive individual supervision, training and experience in providing skill-based services, including services to children, families and groups. We offer unique intern opportunities across our specialty programs, Little Tykes Early Childhood Therapeutic Services, Wrap Around Services at The Alaska Child Trauma Center/Child and Family Services Clinic, Parenting with Love and Limits (Structural Strategic Family Therapy, Transition Age Youth Services (Alaska Youth Advocates and Alaska Seeds of Change). Individuals interested in an internship must complete the Internship Application and supply a resume and unofficial transcripts to be considered for placement.

Full-time, salaried position responding to mental health crisis calls from other agencies or individuals by providing emergency mental health assessments, crisis intervention, consultation, and referral services. The position is scheduled to work 12-hour shifts three days one week with four days the next week, and will rotate between two clinicians between 11:00 a.m. to 11 p.m. TIMES ARE NEGOTIABLE!!! The Psychiatric Emergency Services Clinician facilitates client access to voluntary or involuntary psychiatric hospital care and prescribes other clinical interventions necessary to maintain safety and reduce harm. Evaluates crisis situations promptly and provides necessary services or directs other staff in provision of necessary services to effectively resolve the crisis. Conducts clinical evaluations to determine need for hospitalization. Understands and implements AS 47.30.670 - AS 47.30.730 as needed regarding voluntary/involuntary mental health treatment. Requires a Master's degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, social work, counseling, rehabilitation counseling, or similar mental healthcare discipline. Alaska license or eligibility as Social Worker, Psychologist, Psychological Associate, Professional Counselor, or Marriage & Family Therapist or on tract to receive licensure within two years. Requires one year (full-time) or equivalent post-graduate, supervised experience with adults with severe, persistent mental disorders in a mental healthcare treatment or rehabilitation program. Demonstrated experience in crisis intervention is desirable. Requires use of personal vehicle, proof of AK vehicle insurance & clean driving record. Computer skills required. Excellent salary and benefits including health insurance, generous paid time off, and 401(k). Open until filled. FCMHS application and current AK driving record required. Online application is required. Please visit: https://acmhs.e3applicants.com/ to apply. FCMHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Are you passionate about helping people dealing with mental health and/or emotional issues? We are looking for a licensed clinician to provide clinical services to chronically mentally adults as well as licensing supervision for staff at our office in Fairbanks. Qualified applicants must possess an Alaska license as a Social Worker, Professional Counselor, Psychologist, or Psychological Associate, three to five years of work experience, and eligibility to provide supervision for licensure as specified by their discipline. The position is full-time, and the work week is Monday through Friday. The salary range is $65,921 to $85,312 with eligibility to participate in the organization's incentive program. Benefits include insurance, paid holidays, and a generous paid time off plan. This position is eligible for $5,000 signing bonus with $2,500 at time of hire and the other $2,500 after six months of satisfactory employment. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please visit our website to apply: https://acmhs.e3applicants.com/

Full- or part-time Psychiatrist o needed to work with children and adolescents in outpatient community mental health center. No evening or weekend work. Qualifications to see children or adolescents a plus. Interest in buprenorphine a plus. Duties include psychiatric evaluation and treatment of individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and high frequency of comorbid substance use disorders. Will work in a multidisciplinary team environment with full nursing support and case management.

ACMHS is a National Child Traumatic Stress Network Site and a dynamic outpatient treatment center and training hub for early child mental health, trauma treatment, and family therapy services. Licensed Clinicians in our Child and Family Services/Alaska Child Trauma Center team receive intensive training, supervision and support to provide effective and evidence-based treatment to children, youth and families. Licensed Clinicians work in multi-disciplinary teams to provide individual, family and group therapy services. ACMHS engages clinicians in continuous professional improvement to develop advanced clinical skills. This is a full-time professional position. Salary range is $59,767 to $77,348 depending on experience. We provide an excellent benefit package including health insurance,9 paid holidays, generous paid time off, and 401(k) with an employer match up to 5%. An online application is required and is available at www.acmhs.com. ACMHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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