Receptionist

Position Description: This position represents JAMHI during initial phone and in-person contact. Responsible for reception area operations and provision of support services to JAMHI staff. Primary responsibilities include greeting clients and the public, answering our main phone line, transferring calls, insurance verification, collecting payments, scheduling appointments, patient appointment reminder calls, team participation and promotion of JAMHI’s wellness culture. Some evening work may be required. Mainly working at the Salmon Creek facility but may also work at Midtown Clinic and Family and Children’s Services.

Position Duties:

  • Greet clients or the public arriving for appointments and/or making inquiries.
  • Answer telephone and transfer incoming calls to proper extensions.
  • Respond to inquiries.
  • Inform staff of client/visitor arrivals.
  • Schedule appointments for psychiatric/medical provider, and clinicians.
  • Make schedule changes as directed by clinicians and/or nurse/ psychiatric/medical provider.
  • Verify insurance and collect copay/deductible amounts.
  • Receive payments for services and rent, and complete a receipt.
  • Collect client update forms.
  • Arrange postage and collection of all outgoing mail.
  • Receive, date stamp and sort incoming mail; place in interoffice envelope for distribution.
  • Send department-wide emails when someone calls in ill, late, etc.
  • Faxing and copying when necessary.
  • Perform daily reminder calls for psychiatric/medical provider and therapy appointments.
  • Ensure daily, that Reception and Lobby areas are tidy and clean.
  • General data entry as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires high school diploma or equivalent.
  • One year of reception, clerical, administrative support, or general office experience.
  • Previous customer service experience preferred.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check in accordance with current state regulations.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Ability to work with our diverse population with special needs.
  • Ability to work within a “fast paced and high stress” environment.
  • Ability to perform tasks with frequent interruptions, with attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs and keyboarding skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work independently, and as member of a team.
  • Commitment to punctuality and good attendance.
  • Ability to provide and maintain professional relationships with clients and their families, which allowing for mutual respect, consistency and empathy in all interactions, and appropriate ethical and relational
  • Must have valid Alaska driver’s license and be able to clear the JAMHI auto insurance screening through the independent insurance carrier and/or if driving own vehicle the minimum state liability coverage is required.

Salary range: $18.84 – $24.33

Application Instructions: To be considered for a position with JAMHI, you must submit both your resume and our employment application. Be sure to complete all requested information on the application form. Do not write “See Resume” on the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. You may submit your paperwork by email HR@jamhi.org or by drop off at our clinic located at 3406 Glacier Hwy.

Tobacco Prevention and Control Coordinator

Description: Under the direction of the Director of Prevention and Wellness,  the Tobacco Prevention and Control Coordinator coordinates and promotes activities that help Alaskans live tobacco-free lives. Educates the public on harms of tobacco use and secondhand smoke; supports and promotes legislation and policies that make tobacco products less available; supports community policies that create tobacco-free environments; promotes cessation services for all Alaskans.

Type:  Half time  transitioning to full time.  Position will be hired at as half time and  will transition to full time  when agencies, schools and groups start to become more accessible.

Salary Range:  $24.58 – $31.77  

Duties:

    • Provides programs and services within grant budget.
    • Ensures successful completion of TPC grant requirements.
    • Educates adult and youth on health risks of tobacco.
    • Promotes prevention and cessation resources.
    • Supports community stakeholders with programs developed to reduce exposure to secondhand smoke.
    • Provides training and technical assistance for implementation of smoke-free policies.
    • Engages community members in tobacco prevention campaigns.
    • Develops and maintains strong working relationships with community partners.
    • Plans and/or participates in community planning and implementation of outreach events.
    • Attends internal and external meetings and trainings required by the agency or funders.
    • Supports local, regional and statewide policies that limit tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke.
    • Provides educational information in a variety of settings e.g. health fairs.
    • Assists in analyzing and resolving tobacco prevention and control related issues.
    • Assists with developing and maintaining work groups, generating reports, etc.
    • Compiles and writes quarterly initial program draft reports.
    • Works closely with State and regional TPC organizations. 
    • Helps design media campaigns to educate and inform about tobacco prevention.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Demonstrated project management skills.
    • Substance abuse certification by the State of Alaska preferred.
    • Knowledge of the consequences of smoking and addiction to tobacco required.
    • Knowledge of public health systems, community outreach and engagement preferred.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
    • Valid Alaska driver’s license or ability to obtain an Alaska driver’s license within 90 days of hire and a clean driving record for the 3 previous years.
    • Must pass background and fingerprint check.

Application Instructions: To be considered for a position with JAMHI, you must submit both your resume and our employment application. Be sure to complete all requested information on the application form. Do not write “See Resume” on the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. You may submit your paperwork by email HR@jamhi.org or by drop off at our clinic located at 3406 Glacier Hwy.

Re-entry Case Manager

Reentry Case Manager provides support for citizens returning to the community after incarceration.  Acts as a case manager for returning citizens by coordinating offender management plans and connecting individuals to services such as Medicaid, housing, food, employment, education and behavioral health treatment.  Works with reentrants from 90 days prior to release to six months after release. Member of the Juneau Reentry Coalition. Works with community partners to identify gaps and barriers for returning citizens.  Works closely with JAMHI Peer Support Staff and JAMHI clinical staff to enhance client services and transition clients to other programs. Completes reporting in Carelogic, AKAIMS and quarterly SOA reports.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Duties

  • Provides case management services to target population beginning no earlier than 90 days pre-release and up to 6 months post release.
  • Facilitates information meetings in the prison or by zoom to inform inmates about the program.
  • Plans for release and services for individuals being released.
  • Coordinates and facilitates an in-reach introductory and planning meeting with the inmate at the prison or via zoom prior to release.
  • Works with parole officers in and out of prison to plan for reentrant services; attends weekly meetings with LCCC parole officers.
  • Transports clients to the food bank, parole office, dr. appointments.
  • Administers screening tools, develops transition and aftercare plans.
  • Coordinates wraparound services to provide additional support if needed to address behavioral issues that could undermine the participant’s success.
  • Completes all required paperwork including documentation within the appropriate timeframes in the Alaska Automated Information Management System (AKAIMS), Carelogic and State of Alaska grant reporting.
  • Meets with clients in a variety of locations and situations.
  • Manages care coordination for multiple clients with various needs and in various stages of returning to the community.
  • Collaborates with re-entry coalition and community agencies to address barriers and gaps in services for people reentering the community after incarceration.
  • May provide post release follow up with returning citizens in the community.
  • Advocates for target population.
  • Makes presentations to a variety of groups about the re-entry program.
  • Facilitates client groups.
  • Serves as member of Juneau Reentry Coalition Steering Team.
  • Works closely with JAMHI  Peer Support, Case Managers and clinicians to coordinate services.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of two years’ experience; preferably working in a social service or similar agency that provides services to people who have been involved in the criminal justice system.
  • Experience working with people who have mental health and /or substance use disorders preferred.
  • High School diploma/GED; postsecondary education.
  • Must be able to pass background check (and variance if necessary).
  • Must have a valid Alaska Driver’s license at time of appointment and for continued employment.
  • Have a clean driving record for a minimum of three years at the time of appointment.

Salary Range – $21.16 – 27.33

Application Instructions

To be considered for a position with JAMHI, you must submit both your resume and our employment application. Be sure to complete all requested information on the application form. Do not write “See Resume” on the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. You may submit your paperwork by email HR@jamhi.org or by drop off at our clinic located at 3406 Glacier Hwy.

Peer Support Specialist

If you thrive in a fast-paced environment with a team that is dedicated to providing our clients with the highest level of care so they can “Live their Own Best Lives”, then come join the JAMHI team. Our Peer Specialist provides hope, encouragement and recovery support services to a diverse population of program participants who have an opioid use disorder (or are at risk of an opioid use disorder) and may also have a behavioral health disorder.  Drawing significantly on personal experience, assists individuals in connecting to treatment services and services to meet clients’ basic needs, plans sober events, provides outreach to social service agencies and leads group sessions.  The Peer Specialist helps link individuals to resources as directed by the individual’s own recovery journey.

Works independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team designed to meet the needs of clients.  Work is performed at JAMHI facilities as well as in a variety of professional, institutional and community settings.  Work schedule will include evening and weekend hours.

Major areas of Responsibility Include but not limited to:

  • Orients persons with opioid use disorder (or at risk of an opioid use disorder) and possible co-occurring mental health disorders to recovery services, basic needs services.
  • Manages care coordination for multiple clients with various needs and in various stages of need. While completing all paperwork and collaborating with community agencies, government officials, as well as other workers.
  • Works independently assisting clients.
  • Administers screening tools.
  • Develops individualized service plans and goals with clients.
  • Engages clients in achieving goals through the use of recovery coaching, motivational interviewing, problem-solving techniques.
  • Assists clients in overcoming barriers to meeting recovery goals.
  • Arranges for or provides client transportation to recovery/wellness/basic needs appointments.
  • Accompanies clients as required to recovery/wellness/basic needs appointments.
  • Follows up with clients via phone calls, home visits and meetings in office or other safe location.
  • Works with individuals one-on-one and in groups to provide recovery support, education and outreach.
  • Leads and facilitates support groups.
  • Supports and facilitates the development of skills that client will need to attain or maintain sobriety.
  • Meets agency quality and compliance standards.
  • Shares personal recovery experiences and develops authentic peer-to-peer relationships.
  • Uses personal lived experience with mental, emotional and/or substance abuse challenges to empower individuals served by the program to define and pursue their own strength based recovery and wellness goals.
  • Keeps accurate and timely documentation of client activities and interventions for billing purposes.  Submits documentation within defined time frames.
  • Works collaboratively with clinicians, wellness staff, case managers and others in pursuit of person centric holistic approach to care.
  • Develops partnerships with community-based organizations to increase referrals to the program.
  • Provides direct contact, outreach, mentoring, systems navigation, community oversight and crisis support as needed to individuals with mental health disorder and/or opioid use disorder diagnoses.
  • Serves as advocate for population being served.

Competencies:

  • Communication: Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Organization & Planning: Self-motivated, able to prioritize multiple issues, solid organizational skills, ability to track projects/tasks and follow through as needed.
  • Follows through on Commitments: Able to manage time-sensitive projects and meet deadlines
  • Proactive: Able to identify opportunities for improvements and implement solutions.
  • Teamwork: Able to work collaboratively with internal staff and external providers/clients
  • Flexibility & Adaptability: Able to work independently in a changing environment
  • Persistence: Able to press on in the midst of challenges or obstacles
  • Ability to earn the trust of a diverse range of service users, including diversity of age, gender and gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability and more.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two years’ experience in a relevant field, face-to-face engagements with peers.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • A past or present consumer of mental health or substance abuse services.
  • Willingness to self-identify as a person in recovery from alcoholism or drug addiction with a history of managing one’s own illness for a minimum of three (3) years.
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office.
  • Meet State and Agency requirements for passing a criminal background check and driving record upon hire and as required thereafter.
  • Must have valid Alaska driver’s license, or ability to obtain an Alaska driver’s license within 90 days of hire, and ability to clear the JAMHI auto insurance screening through the independent insurance carrier and/or if driving own vehicle, the minimum state liability coverage is required.
  • Must be able to obtain First Aid/CPR following hire.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.

NOTE:  If the State of Alaska implements a Peer Specialist certification, the JAMHI Peer Specialist is required to obtain that certification.

Physical Requirements:

  • Extended periods of sitting and standing. Bending, pushing, moving and lifting objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Mobility and dexterity sufficient to assist clients and handle required job-related functions and move about the facility. Ability to cope with clients who may use challenging or offensive language with potential for escalation.

Application Instructions: To be considered for a position with JAMHI, you must submit both your resume and our employment application. Be sure to complete all requested information on the application form. Do not write “See Resume” on the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. You may submit your paperwork by email HR@jamhi.org or by drop off at our clinic located at 3406 Glacier Hwy.

Maintenance Technician

Responsible for providing routine and non-routine maintenance at JAMHI housing. Assists the JAMHI Facilities Manager in maintaining other JAMHI properties and grounds as directed.

Position Duties:

  • Under supervision of Facilities Manager, provides maintenance and upkeep for all JAMHI HUD 811 properties, as well as other JAMHI properties and grounds.
  • Establishes a routine maintenance schedule for all sites and adheres to schedule.
  • Prioritizes projects to best complete in a timely manner.
  • Completes jobs/projects in a timely manner before starting a new project.
  • Keeps supervisor abreast of delays in jobs/projects.
  • Must be available via JAMHI cell phone during the work day, answering and returning calls in a timely manner.
  • Purchases needed supplies, tools and other items following agency procurement procedures. Advises supervisor of supplies needed for all sites including Administration Bldg.
  • Maintains gas-powered tools; ensures tools are serviced as needed, for each site.
  • Completes and maintains required documentation including daily work sheets, time sheets.
  • Maintains work van in orderly manner, stocking as necessary; advises supervisor of needed repairs/maintenance.
  • Performs landscaping tasks as needed.
  • Performs a minimum amount of janitorial tasks as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • HS or GED diploma required
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of maintenance techniques and use of standard hand tools.
  • Journeyman’s level of proficiency in three (3) of the construction trades, desired.
  • Must have valid AK Drivers license and maintain a clean driving record, capable of obtaining and maintaining CDL, by passing a physical exam (49 CFR 391-41).
  • Must be knowledgeable about standard safety practices and demonstrate a good safety record.
  • Must be able to successfully work independently, with limited supervision.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain positive working relationships with JAMHI tenants and consumers
  • Computer literacy skills required.
  • Must have the physical ability to perform lifting and transferring of no less than 50 (fifty) pounds and demonstrate good body mechanics while performing these tasks.

Salary Range: $17.06 – $21.81

To be considered for this position with JAMHI, you must submit both your resume and our employment application. Be sure to complete all requested information on the application form. Do not write “See Resume” on the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Incomplete applications will not be considered. You may submit your paperwork by email to HR@jamhi.org or by drop off at our clinic located at 3406 Glacier Hwy.

Custodian

This position, under the general supervision of the Facilities Director, performs custodial maintenance duties to maintain JAMHI facilities in a clean, attractive, and safe manner.

Position Duties:

  • Performs general, routine custodial duties, to include dusting, mopping, vacuuming, cleaning restrooms, and replenish supplies in areas such as restrooms, meeting rooms, and all other areas as needed. Supplies include paper products, soaps, trash bags, etc.
  • Cleans and disinfects all environmental surfaces including walls, windows, doors, sinks, toilets, and generally maintains a healthy, clean visual appearance of JAMHI facilities.
  • Empties trash receptacles, properly bag and dispose trash into dumpsters.
  • Reports needs and concerns to supervisor, which may include submitting or recommending work orders, checking supply levels and submitting purchase requests for supplies.
  • Ensure proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies, promotes workplace safety and environmental practices.
  • May assist or perform snow removal activities and minor maintenance, such as replacing light bulbs, adjusting furniture, or similar activities.
  • Disposes of hazardous waste according to policy.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Must be knowledgeable about standard safety practices and demonstrate a good safety record.
  • Must be able to successfully work independently, with limited supervision.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain positive working relationships with JAMHI employee and the public.
  • Must have the physical ability to perform lifting and transferring of no less than 50 (fifty) pounds and demonstrate good body mechanics while performing these tasks.
  • Ability to understand written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.
  • Ability to safely use cleaning equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.

Salary Range: $15.35 – $18.50 DOE

To be considered for this position with JAMHI, you must submit both your resume and our employment application. Be sure to complete all requested information on the application form. Do not write “See Resume” on the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. You may submit your paperwork by email to HR@jamhi.org or by drop off at our clinic located at 3406 Glacier Hwy.  Applications online at: https://jamhi.wpengine.com/jamhi-careers

Clinician II

If you are passionate about helping others and you thrive in a fast-paced environment with a team that is dedicated to providing our clients with the highest level of care so they can “Live their Own Best Lives”, then come join the JAMHI team.

Description: Under supervision of the Director of Behavioral Health Services, a Clinician II provides a combination of clinical/psychotherapy, case management and emergency mental health services to children, adolescents, and adults with mental illness.

Position Duties:

  • Perform clinical intake assessments, functional/psychosocial assessments, diagnostic evaluations and formulate recommendations for appropriate behavioral health, or other, services.
  • Provide individual and/or group therapy in accordance to individualized treatment plans.
  • Provide services in an empathic, hopeful and welcoming manner, ensuring that there is truly “No Wrong Door” for service recipients with co-occurring disorders.
  • With the client’s input, develop & review individualized treatment plans to further develop their ability to live independently in the community.
  • Act as directing clinician on treatment teams for assigned cases.
  • Complete all clinical documentation in accordance with state, federal & agency requirements including treatment plans, treatment reviews, functional assessments, and progress notes. Complete all within timelines set by JAMHI.
  • As a back up only, provide mental health emergency services within the catchment area for individuals with acute emotional or psychiatric crisis through;
    • Emergency Assessment
    • Emergency Referral
    • Crisis Intervention follow-up
    • Participation in on-call rotation for 24-hour emergency response coverage to the community.
  • Prepare and maintain all necessary treatment documents for the court and case record
  • Provide expert testimony as necessary in court for legal proceedings.
  • Provide interagency and community consultation and education as needed.
  • Support and facilitate the development of living skills that will aid independent housing placement in the community; including meal preparation, financial management including entitlements, maintenance of a clean, orderly person and living environment.
  • Support and facilitate the psychosocial development of clients including social, intellectual and behavioral skill building.
  • Develop individualized treatment plans with each client and caregiver/family as appropriate to further develop their ability to live their own best life.
  • Coordinate with other service providers where necessary to facilitate treatment goals: including, but not limited to Rainforest Recovery Center, Physicians, GHS, Bartlett Regional Hospital, SEARHC, REACH, job coaching, LCCC, court orders and Probation, etc.
  • Attend all treatment team meetings and other required meetings and trainings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • A minimum of a master’s degree in a behavioral health field and 2 yrs mental health experience.
  • Must be professionally licensed in field or eligible for licensure and actively pursuing licensure.
  • Experience working with persons experiencing co-occurring disorders preferred.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check in accordance with the current state regulation requirements.
  • Professional writing, computer and communications skills.
  • Ability to provide and maintain a professional relationship with individual clients and their families, which allows for mutual respect, consistency and empathy in all interactions, and appropriate ethical and relational limits and boundaries.
  • Must have valid Alaska driver’s license and be able to clear the JAMHI auto insurance screening through the independent insurance carrier and/or if driving.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25.82 – $36.37 per hour

Application Instructions: To be considered for a position with JAMHI, you must submit both your resume and our employment application. Be sure to complete all requested information on the application form. Do not write “See Resume” on the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Email to HR@jamhi.org.

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Billing Administrative Assistant

The Billing Administrative Assistant assists the operations department with preparing and processing Primary Care and Behavioral Health billing (Medicaid, Medicare and 3rd Party), self-pay client billing, AKAIMS data entry and will work closely with the Financial Department for special projects as directed.

Position Duties:

 Billing –

  • Verifies client insurance coverage.
  • Enters insurance and sliding fee scale information into the electronic health record.
  • Helps prepare and process third party payer, Medicare, Medicaid, and self-pay client billings.
  • Works directly with insurance companies, healthcare providers, and clients to get claims processed and paid.
  • Reviews and reconciles insurance remittances for unpaid and denied claims and appealing them when needed.
  • Posts payments to the financial section in the electronic health record system.
  • Answers client billing questions.
  • Helps prepare, submit and track Prior Authorization forms for billing purposes.

Operations

  • AKAIMS (State database) data entry – Enters intake and discharge data from reports generated by the EHR system.
  • Clinical Treatment Documentation Entries – Enters Dispositions, Discharge Summaries and Intake information into the EHR system from the Clinical Review Committee notes.

Other Duties as Assigned

  • Assists the Operations Support Specialist and the Financial Department with special projects as directed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Two years of experience in providing multiple operations support functions, such as; medical/behavioral health billing, accounting or coding preferred.
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills including good command of spelling and grammar, and must excel in attention to detail.
  • Must have strong computer skills including working with Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  • Ability to keyboard with speed and accuracy is necessary.
  • Must demonstrate positive interpersonal skills, work well under pressure, and be able to work independently.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check in accordance with current state regulations

Salary range: $17.79 – $22.98 DOE

To be considered for this position with JAMHI, you must submit both your resume and our employment application. Be sure to complete all requested information on the application form. Do not write “See Resume” on the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. You may submit your paperwork by email to HR@jamhi.org or by drop off at our clinic located at 3406 Glacier Hwy.  Applications online at: https://jamhi.wpengine.com/jamhi-careers

Behavioral Health Associate I

Position Description: Under the supervision of the Residential Services Director, this position is responsible for the supervision of Severely Mentally ill community housing residents and their activities; provide support for symptom management and psychosocial development.  Maintain a therapeutic, safe and healthy environment.

Position Duties:

  • Provide ongoing support, counseling, clarification and redirection to residents as needed.
  • Transport residents as needed.
  • Prepare and maintain all necessary documents including progress notes, time sheets and incident reports in a timely manner.
  • Assignment, assistance, and supervision of resident’s daily tasks, instruction and assistance in learning skills necessary to complete their tasks.
  • Provide crisis intervention as needed.
  • Plan, shop and prepare meals involving residents as much as possible.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly living environment while also assisting residents in their involvement in household chores. .
  • Assure all house rules and policies are followed.
  • Assist residents in planning activities and leisure time pursuits.
  • Monitor residents’ intake of medications. Document the amounts and time of day they were taken.
  • Attend required meetings, classes or in-services.
  • Communicate with other staff members any information that will provide insight and better understanding of resident issues or the running of the household.
  • Assist residents in following their treatment plans.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience providing direct service in the field of human services, preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of Residential Services team, with persons experiencing severe mental illness.
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office.
  • Meet State and Agency requirements for passing a criminal background check and driving record upon hire and as required thereafter.
  • Must have valid Alaska driver’s license, or ability to obtain an Alaska driver’s license within 90 days of hire, and ability to clear the JAMHI auto insurance screening through the independent insurance carrier.
  • Must be able to obtain First Aid/CPR following hire.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.

Hours: 12.5-hours shifts (7:30 am – 8:00 pm) (7:30 pm – 8:00 am)

Physical Requirements: Extended periods of sitting and standing. Bending, pushing, moving and lifting objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Mobility and dexterity sufficient to assist clients and handle required job-related functions and move about the facility. Ability to cope with clients who may use challenging or offensive language with potential for escalation.

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 403(b), Paid Holidays, Liberal Leave Accrual.

Salary Range: $17.45 – $22.54

Application Instructions: To be considered for a position with JAMHI, you must submit both your resume and our employment application. Be sure to complete all requested information on the application form. Do not write “See Resume” on the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. You may submit your paperwork by email or by drop off at our clinic located at 3406 Glacier Hwy.

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Clinician II

AMHI Health and Wellness is excited to be starting an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) service. ACT is a person-centered, compressive community-based, practice that provides integrated treatment, rehabilitation and support to individuals diagnosed with Serious and Persistent Mental Illness.

If you thrive in a fast-paced environment with a team that is dedicated to providing our clients with the highest level of care so they can “Live their Own Best Lives”, then come join the JAMHI ACT team.

Under supervision of the ACT Team Leader, the ACT Clinician provides a combination of assertive community treatment clinical, case management and emergency mental health and advocacy services in support of each person’s individual recovery journey.

Position Duties:

  • Provide clinical services to ACT Team recipients through;
  • Face-to-face contacts in a variety of community based settings
  • Telephonic support
  • Crisis Intervention follow-up
  • Participation in on-call rotation for 24-hour emergency response coverage to people receiving ACT services.
  • Perform ACT intake assessments, functional/psychosocial assessments, diagnostic evaluations and formulate recommendations for appropriate mental health, or other, necessary services.
  • Carry a caseload and insure adequate support toward recovery, maintenance in the community, psychosocial development and skills education.
  • Provide services in an empathic, hopeful and welcoming manner, ensuring that there is truly “No Wrong Door” for service recipients with severe/persistent mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders.
  • Develop individualized treatment plans with each client to further develop their ability to live independently in the community.
  • Complete all clinical documentation in accordance with state, federal & agency requirements including treatment plans, treatment reviews, functional assessments, and progress notes.  Complete all within timelines set by JAMHI.
  • Prepare and maintain all necessary treatment documents for the court and case record
  • Act as behavioral health professional on the ACT team.
  • Provide expert testimony as necessary in court for legal proceedings.
  • Provide individual and/or group therapy in accordance to individualized treatment plans.
  • Provide interagency and community consultation and education as needed.
  • Support and facilitate the development of living skills that will aid independent housing placement in the community including meal preparation, financial management including entitlements, maintenance of a clean, orderly person and living environment.
  • Support and facilitate the psychosocial development of clients including social, intellectual and behavioral skill building.
  • Coordinate with other service providers where necessary to facilitate treatment goals: including, but not limited to Rainforest Recovery Center, Physicians, GHS, Bartlett Regional Hospital, SEARHC, REACH, job coaching, LCCC, court orders and Probation, etc.
  • Attend all treatment team meetings and other required meetings and trainings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a master’s degree in a behavioral health field and 2 yrs mental health experience.
  • Must be professionally licensed in field or eligible for licensure and actively pursuing licensure.
  • Experience working with persons experiencing co-occurring disorders preferred.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check in accordance with the current state regulation requirements.
  • Professional writing, computer and communications skills.
  • Ability to provide and maintain a professional relationship with individual clients and their families, which allows for mutual respect, consistency and empathy in all interactions, and appropriate ethical and relational limits and boundaries.
  • Must have valid Alaska driver’s license and be able to clear the JAMHI auto insurance screening through the independent insurance carrier and/or if driving.

Wage: $25.82 – $31.38 DOE

Application Instructions: To be considered for a position with JAMHI, you must submit both your resume and our employment application. Be sure to complete all requested information on the application form. Do not write “See Resume” on the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. You may submit your paperwork by email HR@jamhi.org or by drop off at our clinic located at 3406 Glacier Hwy.