Behavioral Health Technician

Southcentral Foundation is currently seeking Behavioral Health Technicians for our Dena A. Coy, Quyana Clubhouse, and The Pathway Home Departments!

Southcentral Foundation (SCF) is an Alaska Native-owned, nonprofit health care organization serving nearly 65,000 Alaska Native and American Indian people (customer-owners) living in Anchorage, Matanuska-Susitna Valley and 55 rural villages. Our award-winning model of care is based on our belief that the journey to wellness is a responsibility between patient and provider.

Why Work at Southcentral Foundation?

SCF’s benefits are designed around your health and wellness. SCF offers its employees a generous paid leave, health benefits to include medical, dental, and vision, an employer matched 401K, 13 paid holidays, one hour per week of paid wellness leave, on-site fitness, daycare facilities, competitive salary packages, and much more!

SCF’s clinical team environment is one of the most robust in the country. SCF’s data-driven, non-revenue approach means that compensation is salary-based, encouraging a practice focused on wellness, not quantity.

For a more complete list of the benefits enjoyed by Southcentral Foundation employees please visit:

Behavioral Health Technician I, II:

The Southcentral Foundation (SCF) Behavioral Health Technician is a member of a multi-disciplinary care team who facilitates skill development and serves as direct care in the milieu for the customer-owners in a program. This person facilitates and supports customer-owner care that is highly interactive and participatory where customer-owners can have the opportunity to build, share, and express knowledge through open dialogue around issues or problems with a focus on the customer-owner’s outcomes. This person is responsible for ensuring a safe and supportive treatment environment. This person may provide supervision of the customer-owner to meet State of Alaska Licensing regulations.

This position has two (2) levels designed to provide progressively more responsible and independent work experiences. Progression between job levels is based on the demonstrated ability to successfully handle more progressively responsible assignments.


1. Three (3) years of experience working in a behavioral health setting; OR a combination of education and experience with major course work and experience in Counseling, Psychology, and/or Social Sciences.

(For example: Two (2) years completed in an accredited college or university with one (1) year of supervised experience in substance abuse recovery, mental health services, or case management services; OR three (3) years of supervised experience in substance abuse recovery, mental health services, or case management services; OR demonstrated proficiency as a Mental Health Worker II at SCF.)

2. At least twenty-one (21) years of age.

3. Must meet the following conditions to qualify as an approved SCF driver:

  • Valid Alaska driver’s license that meets State of Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) license requirements to include:
    • May drive in Alaska for up to 90 days with a valid out-of-State license, then must obtain an Alaska driver’s license.
    • For Commercial driver licenses, you must obtain an Alaska CDL within 30 days of becoming a resident.
  • No more than three (3) moving traffic violations (as defined by Alaska Statutes Title 28) or two (2) at-fault traffic accidents in the previous three (3) years.
  • The driver must not have had ‘Driving Under the Influence’ (DUI) or ‘Driving While Intoxicated’ (DWI) or ‘Operating Under the Influence’ (OUI) violations as follows:
    • Zero (0) violations in the past five (5) years.
    • No more than two (2) violations in the past ten (10) years.
  • Drivers must be at least 18 years of age. Drivers 18 through 20 years of age may only transport equipment, materials, and employees. Drivers who transport customers must be 21 years of age or older and must have completed the probationary period of license requirements for Alaska.
  • Prior to hire date, must provide current copy no more than 60 days old of driving record from issuing State.

Additional Qualifications for Behavioral Health Technician II:

  1. Two (2) additional years of professional and supervised social service or related work experience working in a residential behavioral health setting; OR equivalent combination of education and experience; OR demonstrated proficiency as a Behavioral Health Technician I at SCF.

Additional Qualifications for Dena A Coy department:

  1. Obtain Qualified Addiction Professional (QAP) approval within three (3) years of the Provisional Provider Application approval date with the State of Alaska.

Employee Health Requirements:

Compliance with our Employee Health Procedure is a condition of SCF employment. You are required to agree that you will comply with all job-related employee health screening and immunizations prior to your first day of employment. Jobs designated as a Health Care Personnel (HCP) position, requires that you have documentation that you have completed the following immunizations prior to your first day of employment: MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Hepatitis B, Influenza, T-dap (Tetanus - Diphtheria - Pertussis), and COVID-19.


Anchorage, AK

3 day(s) ago