Behavioral Health – Youth Acute
Part Time, Days
Requisition # 32514
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:
Bachelor of Science Degree in psychology, social work or related field
OR MHS Certification and 2 years related patient care experience required
Crisis prevention training, or must acquire within 6 months of employment, required
BLS Required. Current AHA Healthcare provider, American Red Cross, AHA Health Saver or KH BLS during General Orientation
Kootenai Health will ensure your success by providing you a robust leadership orientation program, access to Organizational Development, and co-workers who are knowledgeable and invested in your success.
Kootenai Health has a lot to offer you, including:
A specialized, cutting-edge, and dedicated Critical Care Team.
Expanding department with room for future career development and continuous learning opportunities.
MagnetTM – Kootenai Health (KH) has maintained MagnetTM status since 2006. This designation is nursing’s top honor, accepted internationally as the gold standard in nursing excellence!
Kootenai Health has achieved multiple designations including a Level II State TSE designation and is also verified by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. In addition, has achieved DNV Center of Excellence for Hip & Joint Care. KH is also Baby Friendly and has a Level III NICU. Kootenai Clinic is has achieved recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH), Center of Excellence for Oncology and Breast Care from the American College of Surgeons as well as several others.
Kootenai Clinic has a premier Family Practice Residency Clinic in collaboration with the University of Washington.
Mayo Clinic Care Network- Kootenai Health is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (MCCN). As part of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Kootenai Health staff have access to Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise.
Gallup Great Workplace Award – This award recognizes companies for their extraordinary ability to build an engaged workplace culture.
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. The organization provides a comprehensive range of medical services, our main campus is located in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and includes a 330-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 on-going 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
Access to tuition reimbursement
457 investment plan through Fidelity with a match of 3-6% based on years of service and a defined contribution account which puts 2% of annual income into a retirement account
Employee child daycare – within walking distance
On-site learning through the Organizational Development department and teaching modules
Robust and incentive-driven Wellness Plans
Full-spectrum employee reward, recognition, and retention programs, including outstanding employee development, training, and educational opportunities
And much more!
If you have questions, please contact Kelly Wolfinger at [email protected]
We look forward to getting to know you better!
Kootenai Health complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sex. Kootenai Health does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sex.