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Logan Health Behavioral Health Therapist - Licensed - LCSW, LCPC, or LMFT in Kalispell, Montana

Job Description Summary:

Logan Health Behavioral Health has an opportunity for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) to join it's team. *Licensure candidate may be considered.

Logan Health Behavioral Health (formerly Pathways Treatment Center), a department of Logan Health Medical Center, located in Kalispell, Montana, began its high standard of care when it opened its doors in 1994. We provide acute inpatient services for Montana clients who have mental health or substance abuse issues.

The 40-bed facility offers clinically effective treatment through the collaborative efforts of a team that includes psychiatrists, addictionologists, certified licensed addiction counselors, licensed therapists, psychiatric nurses and mental health specialists. Each staff member is dedicated to delivering results-oriented treatment in a caring and confidential environment.

This position works in partnership with patients/families, clinical staff and healthcare professionals to ensure continuity and coordination of behavioral healthcare and treatment as applicable to assigned area(s) and within the policies and procedures of Logan Health.

*We may consider licensure candidates for this position. Supervision provided.


  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or related counseling field required.

  • Current Montana LCSW, LCPC or LMFT licensure required.

  • Current CPR certification required as applicable to assigned area(s).

  • Possess knowledge of evidenced based practice and experience in assessment, crisis assessment, brief therapies, and clinical case management preferred.

  • Ability to analyze, intervene and evaluate a range of psychosocial theory and methods as applicable to assigned area(s).

  • Possess knowledge of cultural, ethnic, social, historical and spiritual issues relevant to the provision of mental health treatment as applicable to assigned area(s) preferred.

  • Additional requirements as applicable to assigned area(s):

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in mental health treatment programs or substance abuse.

  • Possess a working knowledge of: Psychiatry, Psychology, Social Work, and/or Education.

  • De-escalation training successfully obtained within one (1) year of hire.

  • Experience and/or knowledge of behavioral health disorders and treatment modalities.

  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented, a self-starter, possess critical thinking skills and be able to set priorities and function as part of a team as well as independently.

  • Commitment to working in a team environment and maintaining confidentiality as needed.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with various audiences.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.

  • Possess and maintain computer skills to include working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn other software as needed.

Job Specific Duties:

  • Triages referrals from providers and ensures on-going liaison occurs with stakeholders as applicable to assigned area(s).

  • Performs initial and comprehensive assessments, including diagnostic evaluation, risk assessment, behavioral systems, level of care need, and other information necessary to determine treatment as applicable to assigned area(s).

  • Performs as part of a multi-disciplinary treatment team, provides consultation, and education services as applicable to assigned area(s).

  • Coordinates patient transitions into services and discharges from treatment as applicable to assigned area(s). Coordinates care, admissions, and/or referrals with appropriate stakeholders as applicable to assigned area(s).

  • Completes progress notes and documentation in EMR for services provided to patient per department protocol and as applicable to assigned area(s).

  • As applicable to assigned area(s): Provides individual, group, and family therapy, clinical case management, and outreach services in an effort to fulfill the patient’s treatment goals, wellness and recovery; Participates in development of individual and/or group treatment plans utilizing a variety of brief psychotherapeutic, psychosocial and/or psychoeducational modalities.

  • Provides crisis management as applicable to assigned area(s).

  • Works with medical, clinical and support staff to arrange, mobilize, utilize, and coordinate a comprehensive range of community resources that effectively meet the identified patient and family needs as applicable to assigned area(s).

  • Serves as a patient advocate and liaison with physicians and other healthcare professionals as applicable to assigned area(s).

  • Complies with the legal and regulatory laws, reporting, and practice standards within scope of practice.

  • As applicable to assigned area(s): performs the duties of Utilization Review, precertification, concurrent reviews, and retro reviews; completes data collection, call backs, and identified metrics; analyzes data, presents information, identifies trends, and makes recommendations; maintains databases and analytics regarding admissions, resources, etc.

  • The above essential functions are representative of major duties of positions in this job classification. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned similar to the above consistent with knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job. Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position.

Maintains regular and consistent attendance as scheduled by department leadership.

Logan Health takes great pride in offering its employees a comprehensive benefits package that promotes wellness and work-life balance. This includes:

  • Health, Dental, and Vison insurance

  • 401(k) with generous matching

  • Employer-provided life insurance

  • Voluntary life and disability insurance options

  • Critical Illness and Voluntary Accident options

  • Employee assistance program (EAP)

  • FSA or HSA option

  • Free parking

  • Paid time off, Holiday pay, and Illness bank

  • Employee referral program

  • Onsite day care for children ages 6 weeks to 6 years

  • Employee Wellness Program that includes wellness coaching, classes, wellness incentives and more

  • Logan Health Fitness Center - Waived registration fee and 1/2 off monthly membership dues


Variable - 8 Hours (United States of America)

Schedule Details:

Please know schedules and shifts are subject to change based on patient care and department/organizational needs.


Logan Health operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Schedules are set to accommodate the requirements of the position and the needs of the organization and may be adjusted as needed.

Notice of Pre-Employment Screening Requirements

If you receive a job offer, please note all offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment screening, which includes:

  • Criminal background check

  • Reference checks

  • Drug Screening

  • Health and Immunizations Screening

  • Physical Demand Review/Screening

Equal Opportunity Employer

Logan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA/M-F/Vet/Disability). We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on protected veteran status, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law. If you require accommodation to complete the application, testing or interview process, please notify Human Resources.

Our people are everything.

The amazing providers, employees, and volunteers at Logan Health gift this organization with their innovation, knowledge, and compassion. Together, we're connecting our community to trusted, quality care and helping to improve lives every day.

Do you dream of living and working in a beautiful area surrounded by stunning scenery and endless recreation?

Are you ready to evolve your career while working alongside passionate, talented, brilliant people?

Join our remarkable team and create positive patient experiences every day!