Program: Wind River Family and Community Healthcare
Opening Date: May 23, 2019
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM, with some variables.
Wind River Family & Community Health Care is seeking applicants for the position of Mental Health Services Provider/ LPC. Wind River Family & Community Health Care provides ambulatory health care for the service population of the Wind River Reservation. The Counselor serves as a member of the team for Population Health in the outpatient clinics at the Wind River Family & Community Health Care Center system. The candidates’ primary responsibilities are to perform mental health services for children and youth and their parents. Outreach is expected to the youth group homes and schools, and to patients needing services but that don’t get them. The successful candidate will work cooperatively with clinic administration, other tribal entities and outside organizations, to secure the best possible outcomes for clients and family.
The candidate will:
Have experience treating traumatized children and youth, and be able to provide treatment for them and their parents using a variety of modalities
Be able to diagnose people with a wide range of mental health disorders, and be able to provide assessments on these patients
Provides direct patient care to treat patients with a wide range of psychiatric disorders.
Provides clinical support for the Population Health Behavioral Health and Medical Departments, and provides consultation services on mental health matters to other WRFCHC professional and allied staff.
Refers patients for admission to acute medical and/or psychiatric inpatient settings when such care cannot be provided in house.
Coordinates and integrates information on all such referrals
and assures provision of timely follow up care as required.
Participates with other medical professionals in educating the community and medical staff on health issues.
Prepares and maintains behavioral health medical records for all patients seen in accordance with WRFCHC policies and procedures, as well as regulatory requirements and requirements of accreditation bodies and third party payers.
Provides printed and verbal instructions at time of office encounter.
Enhances patient participation in self-care by patient and family health education.
Provides public health education beyond patient visits, which include speaking at community events and writing for publications.
Collaborates with other clinical departments for continuity of care, and other Tribal departments (e.g. Social Services) when requested by patient or department.
Participates in medical triage, medical provider and behavioral health staff meetings, as well as administrative meetings.
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Masters’ level education in counseling is required.
The successful candidate must have LPC licensure or the ability to obtain this licensure through additional supervision from WRFCHC staff.
Experience with all age ranges preferred.
Must have strong interpersonal skills, working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Must respect all others regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or income level.
Must be committed to providing comprehensive health care to the individual, family and community.
Must be able to work as a team member and develop productive and cooperative working relationships with health care providers within the facility as well as allied healthcare and social service providers.
Experience working within a multidisciplinary treatment team is preferred.
Must be familiar with, and abide by the applicable policy and procedures, as well as necessary rules/statutes. (Provided)
The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality and high ethical standards in performing the position. The incumbent needs to be respectful, possess cultural awareness and sensitivity, be flexible, and demonstrate sound work ethics.
How to Apply:
Complete a Northern Arapaho Tribal application form and submit it to the Northern Arapaho Human Resources program. Applications can also be hand delivered to Northern Arapaho Human Resources at the Tribal Complex Building, located at 533 Ethete Road, Ethete, WY, or the WRFCHC HR office located at 120 North 6th East, Riverton, WY.
Indian preference applies.
For more information please call 307-856-9281 Ext 134.