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Providence St. Joseph Health Behavioral Health Clinician - Psych and Counseling in Missoula, Montana


This is a combined posting for an Social Worker MSW, Mental Health Counselor Masters, Mental Health Counselor Bachelors, and Social Worker LCSW. The requirements of each role are listed below under each associated title. Consideration for each role will be based on qualifications. If you have the qualifications of any one of these three positions, we encourage you to apply.

Providence caregivers are not simply valued - they're invaluable. Join our team at Providence Medical Group Montana and thrive in our culture of patient-focused, whole-person care built on understanding, commitment, and mutual respect. Your voice matters here, because we know that to inspire and retain the best people, we must empower them.

To provide a coordinated community outreach and assessment service for the program. To provide crisis assessment and referral for patients in Emergency Departments, Medical Units, Walk-In Clinics, Medical Offices and other settings.

The social worker performs 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. The social worker may provide individually structured targeted behavioral interventions for inpatients. The social worker provides assessment and documentation, as well as targeted behavioral interventions for outpatients. The social worker is competent with both adult and adolescent populations.

The Counselor shall perform services involving the assessment, planning and implementation of counseling and education services provided on this treatment unit. This position is responsible for assigned patient counseling case management. Position may provide ASAM Level III, II, and I treatment services. The Counselor is responsible for planning and implementation of therapeutic services.

The Mental Health Specialist (MHS) functions under the direction and supervision of the Clinical Social Worker and/or Registered Nurse to provide direct care for selected patients. The MHS is expected to demonstrate a basic understanding of contemporary psychosocial principles in relation to their area of responsibility while implementing the delegated tasks of the Multidisciplinary Treatment Plan of Care.

Social Worker LCSW

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field.
  • Upon hire: Montana Clinical Social Worker License
  • 3 years of experience in the behavioral health field.
  • Clinical experience sufficient to perform required assessment services.

Montana : -Min: $31.36, Max: $49.65

Social Worker MSW

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work
  • Upon hire: Montana Clinical Social Worker License
  • 3 years of experience with adult and/or adolescent populations and familiarity with broad range of psychiatric disorders.

Montana: - Min: 29.87 Max: 47.28

Mental Health Counselor Masters

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Professional Counseling Or
  • Bachelor's Degree in Professional Counseling
  • 3 years of experience in similar work structure and level of clinical responsibility.
  • Well developed therapeutic skills, particularly in the area of group therapy. Must perform effectively under stressful patient/counselor therapeutic relationships. Must have writing skills capable of maintaining extensive documentation of case medical files.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Addiction Counseling or Substance abuse experience.

Montana: - Min: 29.87 Max: 47.28

Mental Health Counselor Bachelors

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field Or Education requirement may be waived in the case of an applicant demonstrating exceptional relevant clinical experience.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 1 year of recent experience working in an inpatient or outpatient setting with the mentally ill.

Montana: - Min: 22.43 Max: 34.99

Why Join Providence?

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

Providence has a long-standing tradition of caring for residents in western Montana since the Sisters of Providence arrived in the state in 1864. As one of Montana's largest health care providers, Providence works collaboratively across traditional boundaries to develop patient-centered practices that help make lifelong quality care accessible and affordable.

Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers include Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula and Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, a critical access hospital in Polson. Our not-for-profit network of services also include physicians, more than 40 clinics, care centers, hospice and home health programs, and other diverse community services.

Requsition ID: 293805

Company: Providence Jobs

Job Category: Social Services

Job Function: Clinical Care

Job Schedule: Full time

Job Shift:

Career Track: Clinical Professional


Address: MT Missoula 900 N Orange St

Work Location: Missoula Medical Plaza-Missoula MT

Pay Range: $See Posting - $See Posting

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Providence offers a comprehensive benefits package including a retirement 401(k) Savings Plan with employer matching, health care benefits (medical, dental, vision), life insurance, disability insurance, time off benefits (paid parental leave, vacations, holidays, health issues), voluntary benefits, well-being resources and much more. Learn more at

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment 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. We believe diversity makes us stronger, so we are dedicated to shaping an inclusive workforce, learning from each other, and creating equal opportunities for advancement.