Behavioral Health Case Manager - Emergency Services
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp

Bethel, Alaska

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Behavioral Health Case Manager - Emergency Services

Bethel, Alaska

The vision: Through Native Self-Determination and Culturally Relevant Health Systems, we strive to be the healthiest people.

At the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) we administer a comprehensive healthcare system throughout 58 rural communities with a mission of Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health.

YKHC serves 58 federally-recognized Tribes and operates 41 Village Clinics. Our five larger communities are served by five Sub-Regional Clinics. All communities in our service area are served by the 55 bed regional hospital in Bethel.

For more information about our hospital or the region please visit
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation - We Strive to be the Healthiest People (www.ykhc.org)

Position Summary:

Provide case management services for clients seen in the Emergency Room for emergency services. Coordinate travel, meals, and lodging for clients and their escorts being seen in the Emergency Room for Behavioral Health care. Provide substance abuse screening, assessments and case management support to clients who present to the hospital for emergent/urgent care due to substance abuse and are requesting residential care. Provide therapeutic interventions as directed. Track and conduct follow up calls to clients who were recently discharged from Emergency Services. Provide case management services to assure clients are linked to appropriate follow up care. Perform other case management duties as assigned that support emergency services care.

Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum Education: Associates degree in Social Work or Human Service field or a closely related field preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Minimum Experience: Case management and/or direct care work desirable. Two (2) years experience in the field of Behavioral Health or similar Community Service.
  • License, Certification, Registration: Certification in Substance Abuse Counseling preferred, or willingness to become certified.
  • Specialized Knowledge and Skills: Basic counseling skills and knowledge of rehabilitative services preferred. Ability to assume responsibility, meet deadlines and follow schedules with minimal supervision. Good computer skills. Yup'ik/English bilingual preferred.
Benefits Include:
  • 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

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Additional Information:
ID:14310Location:BethelDepartment:Behavioral HealthEmployment Duration:80 Full timeTemporary Status:Not ApplicableHours per Week:40
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.

Under P.L. 93-638, preference is given to Alaska Native/American Indian applicants.

For more information, please contact the YKHC Recruitment Department at YKHCRecruitment@YKHC.org or phone (907) 543-6060 and ask to speak with a recruiter.

To view more positions available please visit YKHC Career Center (https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu01/ats/careers/v2/jobSearch?org=YKHC&cws=41)


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