Advanced Counselor/Therapist

Requisition ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Mental Health Administration
Hours / Pay Period
Standard Hours
M-F (8:00 - 5:00)
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Alexius Bismarck


Since 1885, CHI St. Alexius Health has been dedicated to leading health care in this region by enriching the lives of patients through the highest quality of care. We seek to continue our tradition of success and innovation with individuals dedicated to delivering the highest level of expertise and quality. Together we can continue to grow and support the legacy of CHI St. Alexius Health for many years to come.


CHI St. Alexius Health is a regional health network with a tertiary hospital in Bismarck, the system also consists of critical access hospitals (CAHs) in Carrington, Dickinson, Devils Lake, Garrison, Turtle Lake, Washburn and Williston and numerous clinics and outpatient services.  CHI St. Alexius Health manages four CAHs in North Dakota - Elgin, Linton, and Wishek, as well as Mobridge Regional Medical Center in Mobridge, S.D. CHI St. Alexius Health offers a comprehensive line of inpatient and outpatient medical services, including: a Level II Trauma Center, primary and specialty physician clinics, home health and hospice services, durable medical equipment services, a fitness and human performance center and ancillary services throughout western and central North Dakota.


CHI St. Alexius Health is part of CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring every person has access to quality health care.


Minot or Bismarck


Location can be Flexible.  Join our CHI St Alexius Health Team.


Provides assessment and counseling services to individuals, couples, families, and groups to meet the psychosocial needs of individuals accessing care at Archway Mental Health Services.  Works under the direction of the Director of Archway Mental Health Services.

Will practice in support and collaboration with primary care to create an integrated behavioral health model.  Clinician will offer in person and virtual appointments to patients, providing evidence based behavioral health screening, diagnosis, treatment and time-limited therapy.



Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  1. Provides individual, marital, family, and group assessments and therapies.
  2. Demonstrates the ability to triage individuals in crisis by establishing appropriate interventions to maintain patient safety.
  3. Maintains accurate and timely patient records per the medical center standards.
  4. Communicates and collaborates effectively with other mental health and healthcare providers, patients, family members, and outside agencies.
  5. Demonstrates proficiency in advanced assessment and counseling skills.
  6. Demonstrates ethical and professional behavior at all times, maintains patient confidentiality.
  7. Ability to work effectively with diverse patient populations.
  8. Serves as a patient advocate at all times, assists patients with accessing resources or additional referrals when needed.

Performs other duties as assigned by management.  







Required Education for Staff Job Levels

Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling and Guidance or related field from an accredited college or university.

Required Licensure and Certifications

Licensed as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to collaborate effectively with other healthcare providers, and ability to develop therapeutic rapport with patients required. Experience with non-violent crisis intervention required.  

PREFERRED Qualifications

Prefer 5 years of clinical experience as a masters prepared social worker or counselor.


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