University of Alaska Southeast

Job Posting

Company: Akeela, Inc.
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Position: Mental Health Clinician, Adult, Full Time
Requirements: See job posting

Looking for a new career field, expand on your existing skills or get satisfaction from providing services to needed populations, Gateway Center for Human Services might be the employer for you. Located in Ketchikan, Alaska, GCHS provides a wide variety of behavioral health services to clients of this great costal community. We are looking for an Adult Mental Health Clinician to join our team. The Mental Health Clinician is responsible for providing direct program services related to mental health education and treatment. Assist the Program Manager with clinical functions, routine quality assurance, program development and direction, and compliance with accreditation standards. Provide direct clinical services including individual, group, family counseling and crisis intervention for clients as an integral part of the duties of this position.

Provides emergency on-call and crisis intervention services on a rotation basis.


  • Advanced degree (masters-level or doctoral-level) in psychology, social work, counseling, child guidance, nursing or similar field; or per Alaska Medicaid regulations.
  • Prefer working knowledge of treatment issues with particular emphasis on mental health, co-occurring disorder
  • Prefer experience with IBM compatible computers and Windows, Microsoft Office
  • Prefer three (3) years’ experience in addictions, social services, mental health or related field.

Wage: $48,000 to $50,000 DOE

Benefits: Premium free medical insurance for full time employees, dental and vision is offered, life insurance / LTD / AD&D coverage provided, 401K retirement plan with generous employer contributions, 13 paid holidays, 2 weeks’ vacation and 2 weeks sick time to start annually.

Position Specific Benefits:

  •  Potential opportunity to receive supervision hours if you are working towards your Alaska license in Professional Counseling.
  •  GCHS employment time counts towards applying for the Public Services Loan Forgiveness program.

Full job description on our website here.

Contact: David Rhodes, Director of Human Resources
Contact at:, (email), 907-565-1207 (phone), 907-258-6052 (fax)
Closing Date: Open until filled