Residential Youth Care (RYC) is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Behavioral Health Clinician to provide individual, group, and family therapy to adolescents experiencing mental health, behavioral, and/or emotional difficulties, who may be in crisis, involved in the legal system, or are in state’s custody.
Master's degree in counseling, social work, or related field required. Must be eligible to pursue State of Alaska licensure. Preference given to those with experience working with adolescents and families, experience in a residential treatment setting, and/or substance abuse certification. Familiarity with Medicaid billing and documentation a plus. Qualified candidates will be self-motivated, organized, have excellent interpersonal and verbal/ written communication skills, and the ability to excel in a fast-paced work environment, dealing effectively and skillfully with volatile situations.
Competitive wage and benefits packages available, including paid-time-off and a 403(b) retirement plan. Pay negotiable depending on experience and expertise.
RYC is a fast-growing community-based residential treatment home and behavioral health clinic that provides clinic and therapeutic behavioral health rehabilitation services to clients age 10-18 (residential), focusing on 15 key social skills for life success. RYC offers a short-term level II emergency stabilization program (45-90 days) in addition to long-term level III residential treatment (90-180+ days). RYC also offers a variety of programs to meet the needs of individual clients, including Parenting with Love and Limits (PLL), a 12-week family program; School Support Services with credit recovery (individualized educational plans, study skills group, year-round school), and Transition programming to older youth pursuing independent adulthood. RYC clients have a variety of opportunities to practice skills in the community setting with daily recreational activities, engagement in mainstream education, and employment or volunteer/community work service opportunities. RYC serves clients and families from all over Alaska as a part of a state-wide system of care, and is continuing to grow and change to meet the needs of our region and state. Be a part of a rewarding and dynamic field with potential for growth and development.
• Master's degree in counseling, social work, or related field
• 2 years of clinical social work/counseling experience
• Eligible to pursue State of Alaska licensure
• 21 years of age+
• Valid Alaska Drivers License and clean driving record
• Basic knowledge of office equipment and computers, including word processing and email
• Must be able to obtain First Aid/CPR and MANDT certification following hire
• Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screening
Job Type: Full Time, Exempt
Benefits: Health insurance, life insurance, retirement plan, and paid leave
Job ID: 257028884