SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.
Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.
The Mental Health Midlevel Practitioner functions within the Mental Health Outpatient Department to provide behavioral health assessment and treatment in close collaboration with the Psychiatrist, medical providers, and the behavioral health team. Such treatment will include maintaining an independent caseload and assisting other mental health providers in their clinical treatment of patients.
The Mental Health Midlevel Practitioner provides a wide range of mental health treatments including medication management. This position requires active and collaborative working relationships with the Psychiatrist, as well as other behavioral health and medical providers. The Midlevel Practitioner often serves as a liaison between behavioral health and medical care, to ensure effective communication and continuity of care. Difficult clinical decisions regarding complex and critical patient care issues will regularly involve the Midlevel Practitioner in potentially stressful working conditions. The Midlevel Practitioner will serve clients with persistent and chronic mental illness, which may involve interventions to ensure the safety of the client and community. This position is largely conducted independently with consultation and support from the behavioral health team, particularly during crisis situations. The Midlevel Practitioner demonstrates respect and care within a framework of culturally competent communication.
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