Full Job Description:
Thunder Bay Community Health Service, Inc. (TBCHS) has been operating for over 40 years as a non-profit, Federally Qualified Health Center serving Alpena, Montmorency, Presque Isle, Cheboygan, Otsego, and Oscoda counties. As a member of our team, you will join over 200 co-workers dedicated to providing quality medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, optometry, substance use disorder, and school-based services. We are hiring in our Fairview, Hillman and Wolverine School clinics.

Thunder Bay Community Health Service, Inc. (TBCHS) is hiring a mental health therapist. This position works as a member of the interdisciplinary care team providing direct outpatient mental health counseling for individuals with mild to moderate behavioral health conditions.

What You’ll Do:

  • Provides behavioral health services for students in the school setting related to mild to moderate behavioral health conditions
  • Conducts screening and comprehensive assessments, diagnostic and functional evaluation, and mental health treatment recommendations
  • Screens and assesses patients with social, emotional, mental health, and/or psychological issues
  • Creates treatment plans and coordinates care with the student’s parent/guardian, primary care provider, and/or specialty provider(s)
  • Provides individual, family, and group therapy as well as episodic crisis intervention utilizing brief, solution-focused intervention
  • Refers patients needing a higher level of care to internal TBCHS or external community resources
  • Assists in the detection of at-risk students/patients and in the development of treatment plans to prevent worsening of their condition
  • Maintains complete and accurate documentation of services rendered, including but not limited to status reports and correspondence
  • Establishes positive rapport with patients/students, parents, and school staff
  • Provides education on various mental health topics, including classroom and school staff presentations
  • Performs program promotion by participating in school orientations, parent/teacher conferences, and other school functions
  • Professional in personal conduct and actions and contributes to a positive partnership between TBCHS and school affiliation

Our Contribution To You:
As a part of the TBCHS family, you will work with a competitive starting wage, dependent on education and experience, predictable scheduling, generous paid time off, and vacation time. Low deductible Medical, Rx, Vision & Dental insurance at a minimal cost for employees and student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program

Job Type:


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Monday to Friday

Master’s (Preferred)

Work Location:
Multiple Locations


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