Assistant Director Of Behavioral Health

Job Posted 10/19/2022
Central Peninsula Hospital
250 Hospital Place
Soldotna, AK 99669
United States
Experience Required
Degree Required
Job Description
Full Time, Day, Tuesday thru Saturday with some on call

About Us:

Our Behavioral Health Department provides residential, intensive outpatient, and outpatient treatment services for individuals struggling with substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders.  We also provide mental health counseling services for adults and teenagers who are referred to us from within our provider network.

To learn more about out Behavioral Health program watch our short video!

Central Peninsula Hospital is one of the largest employers on the Kenai Peninsula.  We offer great a compensation and benefits package, a focus on work/life balance including generous paid time off, medical insurance, retirement planning, relocation assistance, and much more.  Click here to learn more about what it is like to live in Alaska and work at CPH!

About the position:

Under general direction from the Behavioral Health Director, the Assistant Director performs a variety of professional management activities as well as clinical counseling duties. In areas of clinical work, the Assistant Director is responsible for policy and procedure development that promotes a trauma informed approach to care management. This includes supervision and training across the entire clinical team on issues related to the treatment of trauma. The Assistant Director also participates as the direct supervisor of peer support staff. The position will be directing daily clinical operations of the peer support team and works closely with the Behavioral Health Director and the clinical team to ensure smooth operations throughout the program and identifies and corrects problems as they present themselves. This position also provides mental health and substance use disorder counseling and treatment interventions, including individual and group psychotherapy, and carries an individual client caseload. This position is highly independent and must demonstrate significant discretion to act within policy but be able to make decisions that go beyond standard operating procedures.


  • Master's Degree in Behavioral Sciences
  • Specific alcoholism/drug counseling training with internship period. 
  • 2 years of Chemical Dependency Treatment experience. OR
  • 2 years of Specialty Mental Health Practice experience.
  • State of Alaska Licensed Professional Counselor. OR
  • State of Alaska Licensed Psychologist. OR
  • State of Alaska Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

CPH offers competitive pay and benefits including health insurance, retirement, paid time off and many more! Starting pay is $41.156/hr. - $48.995/hr. depending on experience.

**Covid Vaccine or Medical/Religious Exemption Required**

Contact Information:
Shelby Gray


250 Hospital Place
Soldotna AK 99669
United States
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