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Providence Health & Services Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Polson, Montana


Providence is calling a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (Behavioral Health, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE/40 hours per week, $5,000 Sign-On Bonus) to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Perform assessment and documentation of presenting problems, social and family history, psychiatric history, mental status, and other information pertinent to the accurate assessment of patient's neurobehavioral problems on the inpatient unit and in the clinic

  • Work with patients/families, physicians, health care professionals and community resources to provide assessment, treatment and coordinated discharge planning in accordance with standards established for care

  • Provide assessment and documentation, as well as targeted behavioral interventions for patients

  • Maintain current knowledge of reimbursement and regulatory issues of the payors most frequently seen with the patient population


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Professional Counseling

  • 3 years experience with adult and/or adolescent populations and familiarity with broad range of psychiatric disorders

  • Well developed clinical skills for interviewing and assessing

  • Montana Licensed Professional counselor upon hire

  • Non Violent Crisis Intervention within 6 months of hire with recertified every 2 years after

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Strong communication skills including the ability to communicate in a positive manner, verbally and in writing

  • Self-motivated, independent, professional, creative and dependable

  • Ability to function without supervision and to work with difficult personalities and situations within guidelines

  • Able to merge clinical and financial processes

  • Ability to work with others as a team to insure quality patient care and efficiency

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center is a 22-bed critical access hospital in beautiful northwest Montana employing nearly 250 employees, including physicians. With expanding services, building renovations and outstanding technology, our community hospital is the heart of medical care in Polson, Montana and the large, sparsely populated surrounding area. We have close ties to Providence St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center, Providence's tertiary center located 66 miles away in Missoula.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work

Location: Montana-Polson

Req ID: 229264