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Do you have a passion for providing optimal mental health supports to those utilizing treatment and educational services? Do you have a dream to share your passion - Join our Behavioral Health Team as the newest Mental Health Specialist at Kootenai Health!

As a Mental Health Specialist on our team, and under direct supervision, you will provide child, adolescent, or adult patient support and supervision in a treatment or educational milieu; and assist in the maintenance of a safe, secure environment that enhances treatment and/or educational effectiveness.
 
To be successful in this role you will need:
1.                  1. Bachelor of Science Degree in psychology, social work or related field.
OR Human Services Certification or Registered Counselor Certification and 2 years related patient care experience preferred.
Crisis prevention training, or must acquire within 6 months of employment, required.
BLS Required.  Current AHA Healthcare provider, American Red Cross or Kootenai Health BLS within 60 days of hire.
 
Kootenai Health Highlights
Kootenai Health has a solid reputation in the Pacific Northwest and has a rich history that spans nearly 60 years of innovation, achievements, and benchmarks in healthcare. Providing a comprehensive range of medical services, our main campus is located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and includes a 292-bed community-owned hospital. Kootenai Health is accredited by DNV and holds Magnet Designation for nursing excellence. We have been recognized among large employers as the No. 1 Best Place to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine, and are regularly recognized by Cleverly and Associates for providing value to our community.  We offer an excellent tuition reimbursement program, wellness program and ongoing educational classes to all of our employees. If you want to love where you work and live, check out Kootenai Health.  As your next employer, we are excited to offer you:
100% employer-paid health insurance premiums for full-time employees.  Part-time employees pay only $40 a month for medical, dental and vision coverage!
A robust tuition reimbursement program!
A 457 retirement plan!
On-site daycare!
Competitive salaries with a 12% differential for nights and an 8% differential for weekends!
A robust and incentive-driven wellness program!
 Full spectrum employee reward, recognition, and retention programs, including outstanding employee development, training, and educational opportunities!
And much more!

If you have additional questions please email Kelly Wolfinger at kwolfinger@kh.org

 
Kootenai Health considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected status.
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MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST
104521
Behavioral Health - Adult Acute
PRN - (As Needed)
Kootenai Health
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Posted November 30, 2017

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