Intermountain Deaconess Children's Services

We Bring Hope

With our holistic, integrated services and relationship based approach, we help families create and sustain nurturing, healthy environments where children can thrive and grow. Intermountain is a non-profit agency that has been impacting the lives of children and families for over 100 years

Our residential campus at 500 South Lamborn in Helena, includes our integrated private school as well as our Stabilization Center. Providence Home, a therapeutic group home in the Flathead Valley, provides another care center. Community clinics in Helena and Kalispell include some or all of the following: outpatient therapy, psychiatric medication management, psychological testing and evaluation, school based services and family based services, including adoption, foster care and in-home therapeutic care.

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Seasoned experts support eager young innovators here, where integrity and hard work are expected of everyone, every day. Our average length of service is 10 years in most fields. Positions in direct care as well as business and administration are available.

Benefits Matter

At Intermountain you will find options and opportunities to build and practice your expertise in an environment that offers personal growth and professional satisfaction. We value creativity, innovation, a long-tenure workforce and continuing education. The best way to learn about Intermountain is to experience it for yourself!

  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Vacation Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Investment/Pension Plan
  • Opportunity for Advancement
  • Professional Support/Training in All Positions
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave

Live the Good Life

Lively, intimate and beautiful all describe Montana’s capital city, recently voted “The Best Small Art Town in America.” Helena is also known for its excellent school system, its family-friendly community and its limitless outdoor recreation opportunities year-round. Kalispell is also a haven for skiers, hikers and nature lovers and boasts one of the most pristine lakes in the country, Flathead Lake.

Intermountain Deaconess Children's Services Helena, MT, USA
Jun 20, 2018
Full time
Do you want to help protect the joy of childhood and incite change?  Are you looking for a career that will give you a strong sense of purpose and is also meaningful and rewarding?  Do you want to make a difference in a child and family’s life?  Then we want to meet you. With our holistic, integrated services and relationship based approach, we help families create and sustain nurturing, healthy environments where children can thrive and grow. Intermountain is a non-profit agency that has been impacting the lives of children and families for over 100 years and we are currently looking for a Day Treatment Director Overview: Intermountain’s Day Treatment serves children that have a high level of emotional needs in combination with behavioral disorders which have impeded their successful functioning making them difficult to manage in their home, school and community.  The purpose is to work collaboratively with families, schools and communities to support the child in the most normative home and school environment possible.  This is accomplished through relationships that are formed in the classroom and psychotherapy settings.  The programs goal is to prevent children and their families from moving into more restrictive and expensive levels of care and to collaboratively support and empower them toward increased social integration, normative functioning and self-sufficiency. Some of the challenges our clients may have are: Emotional dysregulation Depression Anxiety Intractable anger Adoption issues Attachment and relationship issues ADD, ADHD PTSD Impulsivity, including lying and stealing Oppositionality and/or defiance Aggression towards self and others School problems Loss and grief issues Poor social skills, and social development High functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorder Peer relationships Summary: The Day Treatment Director ensures the clinical, operational, and philosophical integrity of all programs within the Day Treatment Cost Center. This role is responsible for planning, managing, and personnel development in order to meet the organization’s strategic focus and development of a healthy culture. The Day Treatment Director leads services toward optimal outcomes for children and adults and ensures fiscal performance and sustainability. This role is charged with the integration of sound clinical practices with operational functioning. The Day Treatment Director is responsible for fiscal and strategic management, including the development and implementation of the budget, strategic plan, and executing revenue cycle management.   Key areas of focus for this role are maintaining and strengthening professional relationships within communities and referral sources. The Day Treatment Director maintains and promotes an understanding of Intermountain’s mission and philosophy with all Intermountain staff and the public. This role works with the Clinical Directors and other clinical leaders in the agency to ensure the clinical integrity of services. Critical to the effectiveness of this position is being able to work closely with the Therapeutic Education Leadership team in order to ensure the development and delivery of exceptional educational services. This position ensures services are being conducted in a manner that meets all regulations and requirements and is done in an ethical manner within the scope of licensure. This position may be on call for psychological emergencies on a rotating basis for mental health center services. In the event of a disaster, this role is considered Critical Staff and is required to be accessible and at work following a disaster. The above knowledge, skills and abilities are typically acquired with a Master’s Degree and licensed or license-eligible in the State of Montana as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). Three (3) years’ experience in behavior health services for children and families plus two (2) years’ experience in supervisor and/or administrative capacity that allows demonstration of administrative and organization capabilities. Experience with providing clinical supervision for licenses and non-licensed clinicians is preferred. Position is full-time, salary commensurate with experience. Intermountain offers excellent benefits, including health insurance, pension, generous personal leave, and holidays. To apply, please visit  http://www.intermountain.org/careers/jl/
Intermountain Deaconess Children's Services Helena, MT, USA
Jun 05, 2018
Full time
Are you looking for a career that will give you a strong sense of purpose and is also meaningful and rewarding?  Do you want to make a difference in a child and family’s life?  Then we want to meet you. Intermountain, a visionary non-profit that has been impacting the lives of children and families in Montana for over 100 years, is seeking an experienced Business Intelligence Analyst. The Business Intelligence Analyst (BIA) has the lead role in fundraising database administration. Role has primary accountability for managing, maintaining and improving the overall utilization, functionality, and maintenance of the Raiser’s Edge (RE) database in order to encourage and propel the strategic development of the fundraising objectives at Intermountain. Focused on this objective, the BIA will implement and document procedures relative to Raiser’s Edge to provide information, direction, and services – in a timely and effective manner – to meet the fundraising mission of the Development Department. This position is held to the strictest level of confidentiality and will not disclose or divulge, either directly or indirectly, confidential information related to employees, donors, clients, board members, volunteers, or proprietary business information. The above knowledge, skills and abilities are typically acquired through the completion of a college degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Experience in the fields of philanthropy and development in nonprofits is preferred. Position is full-time, salary commensurate with experience. Intermountain offers excellent benefits, including health insurance, pension, generous personal leave, and holidays.  
Intermountain Deaconess Children's Services Helena
May 21, 2018
Full time
Company Overview Do you want to help protect the joy of childhood and incite change? Are you looking for a career that will give you a strong sense of purpose and is also meaningful and rewarding? Do you want to make a difference in a child and family’s life? Then we want to meet you. With our holistic, integrated services and relationship based approach, we help families create and sustain nurturing, healthy environments where children can thrive and grow. Intermountain is a non-profit agency that has been impacting the lives of children and families for over 100 years. Our residential campus at 500 South Lamborn in Helena, includes our integrated private school as well as our Stabilization Center. Providence Home, a therapeutic group home in the Flathead Valley, provides another care center. Community clinics in Helena and Kalispell include some or all of the following: outpatient therapy, psychiatric medication management, psychological testing and evaluation, school based services and family based services, including adoption, foster care and in-home therapeutic care. Job Summary Intermountain is recruiting for a Senior Development Officer – Annual Giving (SDO-AG) who is responsible for developing and executing our annual giving program.  As a full-time member of our development team, the SDO-AG will provide support in all facets of Intermountain’s development effort, effectively applying fundraising theories, techniques and best practices in the area of annual giving to achieve fund raising goals and to enhance public relations.   The ideal candidate for this position has a: Bachelor’s Degree and 2-4 years’ experience in fundraising or public relations (aptitude and work experience will be considered).  Candidate must be able to work on a team and individually, comfortably interacting with a wide variety of audiences.  Strong writing skills, organization, creativity, and interpersonal skills are a must. Benefits and Perks Position is full-time, salary commensurate with experience. Intermountain offers excellent benefits, including health insurance, pension, generous personal leave, and holidays.   
Intermountain Deaconess Children's Services Helena
May 21, 2018
Full time
With our holistic, integrated services and relationship based approach, we help families create and sustain nurturing, healthy environments where children can thrive and grow. Intermountain is a non-profit agency that has been impacting the lives of children and families for over 100 years.  Intermountain offers a range of services from outpatient to inpatient.  Our organization is located in the state capital of Montana which offers year round recreational opportunities supporting a balance of professional and personal life. Intermountain is growing our outpatient occupational therapy clinic working with children age 0-21 years of age with a variety of pediatric/developmental disabilities.  A diverse caseload offers an OT opportunities to use a variety of treatment approaches with professional growth encouraged and supported to develop different types of services needed in our community. We are recruiting for a Pediatric Occupational Therapist (OT) to join our outpatient services team.  This role centers treatment on giving a child the opportunity to reach his or her highest level of development.  The OT evaluates and treats children who need assistance with activities such as feeding, dressing, playing, bathing, and other age appropriate activities. This role may also develop skills in upper body strength, fine motor coordination, sensory processing skills, visual processing skills, self-care skills, and handwriting.  The OT centers treatment on giving a child the opportunity to reach his or her highest level of development.  This role develops and promotes the occupational therapy services by assisting with the development of the budget and strategic plan and ensures that budget targets and strategic goals are achieved. Position requirements: Licensure as an Occupational Therapist (OT) through the Montana Board of Occupational Therapy Practice and certification as an Occupational Therapist Registered (OTR) or through the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy Pediatric Occupational Therapy-1 year is preferable Position is full-time, salary commensurate with experience. Intermountain offers excellent benefits, including health insurance, pension, generous personal leave, and holidays.
$55,000 - $65,000 yearly
Intermountain Deaconess Children's Services Helena
May 14, 2018
Full time
Intermountain, a visionary non-profit that has been impacting the lives of children and families in Montana for over 100 years, is seeking an experienced Facility Manager. The Facility Manager is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of all buildings, equipment, and grounds. He/she works closely with agency personnel and community professionals to assure that care and treatment of the environment meets accreditation, licensing, and philosophical standards; to include cleanliness and infection control standards.  This role is charged with all aspects of compliance in the areas of safety and emergency preparedness, assuring the safety of clients, families, and staff. This position is a Security Official and is considered Essential Personnel in the event of disasters and emergencies. The Facilities Manager leads the facility and kitchen teams and directly supervises all facility maintenance, housekeeping, food service, and any temporary or seasonal staff.  As a leader of the organization, this role is charged with interpreting and implementing the vision of the organization as it relates to facilities and planning for the future of facility management based on the strategic plan. Intermountain is soliciting interested prospects with demonstrated experience in a leadership role such as this.  Ideal candidates must possess: An education equivalent to graduation from high school with five years' work experience in a similar capacity or and equivalent combination of education and experience.  It is preferable that a person applying for this role have experience with management/supervision of individuals, project management, as well as possesses general knowledge regarding maintaining all aspects of facilities maintenance, land management, construction, risk management, and compliance with regulations.  This position requires a valid Montana Driver’s License, low-pressure boiler operator license, pest-herbicide applicator license.  Position: Full-time Salary: DOE $55,000-$65,000 Intermountain offers excellent benefits, including health insurance, pension, generous personal leave, and holidays. To apply, please visit http://www.intermountain.org/careers/jl/ .  
Intermountain Deaconess Children's Services Helena, MT, USA
May 08, 2018
Full time
  Do you want to help protect the joy of childhood and incite change? Are you looking for a career that will give you a strong sense of purpose and is also meaningful and rewarding? Do you want to make a difference in a child and family’s life? Then we want to meet you. With our holistic, integrated services and relationship based approach, we help families create and sustain nurturing, healthy environments where children can thrive and grow. Intermountain is a non-profit agency that has been impacting the lives of children and families for over 100 years and we are currently looking for a Health Services Assistant for our Residential Facility in Helena. Overview: Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, our Intensive Residential services are designed for girls and boys, ages 4-13 on admission. Thirty-two children live in four cottages on a 40 acre campus in the capital city of Helena, Montana. The length of stay varies from 15 – 20 months. Our highly integrated, intermediate residential services structure daily living experiences, clinical therapies and academics, and facilitate optimum healing opportunities. Treatment includes clinical and educational assessments, individualized treatment plans, individual, group and family therapies, medication management, an accredited on-campus school offering a full spectrum of educational services, and a variety of outdoor and community activities. Some of the challenges our clients may have are: Emotional dysregulation Depression Anxiety Intractable anger Adoption issues Attachment and relationship issues  ADD, ADHD PTSD Impulsivity, including lying and stealing Oppositionality and/or defiance Aggression towards self and others School problems • Loss and grief issues Poor social skills, and social development High functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorder Peer relationships Summary: The Health Services Assistant (HSA) is responsible for planning and assigning all nursing care provided at Intermountain’s residential and day treatment programs. Coordinates Intermountain staff and outside entities, including but not limited to pediatricians, pharmacists, psychiatrists, dentists, nutritionists, and others in caring for the physical well-being of the children in Intermountain. The HSA is responsible for overseeing and implementing Intermountain's medication committee. In coordination with the Residential Nurse, the HSA is responsible for updating policies and procedures for pharmacy, physical health, employee health and medication administration, are up date and meet all rules, regulations and accreditation standards. The above knowledge, skills and abilities are typically acquired through progressively responsible experience in an office environment. Preference is that applicants have a licensed practical nursing (LPN) degree from and accredited school of nursing and  2 years with mental health experience, specifically services to children and families is also preferred. Must possess and maintain a valid Montana driver’s license. Position is full-time, salary commensurate with experience. Intermountain offers excellent benefits, including health insurance, pension, generous personal leave, and holidays.  To apply, please visit http://www.intermountain.org/careers/jl/ .  
Intermountain Deaconess Children's Services Whitefish, MT, USA
Apr 23, 2018
Full time
Do you want to help protect the joy of childhood and incite change?  Are you looking for a career that will give you a strong sense of purpose and is also meaningful and rewarding?  Do you want to make a difference in a child and family’s life?  Then we want to meet you. With our holistic, integrated services and relationship based approach, we help families create and sustain nurturing, healthy environments where children can thrive and grow. Intermountain is a non-profit agency that has been impacting the lives of children and families for over 100 years and we are currently looking for a Psychotherapist for our Whitefish Day Treatment Program. Overview: Intermountain’s Whitefish Day Treatment serves children grades Kindergarten through 4th that have a high level of emotional needs in combination with behavioral disorders which have impeded their successful functioning making them difficult to manage in their home, school and community.  The purpose is to work collaboratively with families, schools and communities to support the child in the most normative home and school environment possible.  This is accomplished through relationships that are formed in the classroom and psychotherapy settings.  The programs goal is to prevent children and their families from moving into more restrictive and expensive levels of care and to collaboratively support and empower them toward increased social integration, normative functioning and self-sufficiency. Rooted in a 30 year history of success with a developmental relational approach, Intermountain’s Day Treatment provides a trusted option in Montana’s beautiful Flathead Valley near Glacier National Park. Some of the challenges our clients may have are: • Emotional dysregulation • Depression • Anxiety • Intractable anger • Adoption issues • Attachment and relationship issues • ADD, ADHD • PTSD • Impulsivity, including lying and stealing • Oppositionality and/or defiance • Aggression towards self and others • School problems • Loss and grief issues • Poor social skills, and social development • High functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorder • Peer relationships Summary: Psychotherapists plan, review and execute individual, group and family psychotherapy.  They provide the clinical direction that guides treatment and provide the teams with a picture of the inner workings of the child and family; are responsible to ensure that treatment of the children is clinically sound and ethical; co-lead the family team dynamics staff groups and are responsible to ensure that the groups are professionally and safely conducted; assure the maintenance of the ethical standards of their respective licensures, accept direction and supervision from those more qualified, and provide supervision to those less qualified; responsible to provide in-service trainings on relevant issues in the treatment of children; provide emergency back-up for impending or emerging psychological crises of children.  As members of Core team, they are responsible to collaborate in the maintenance of a sound, respectful and emotionally healthy team culture. The above knowledge, skills and abilities are generally acquired through a 60 credit Master’s degree from an accredited university in professional counseling, a Master’s in Social Work with focus on clinical social work, or psychological counseling.  Applicants must be licensed or a licensure candidate licensed by the State of Montana’s Board of Behavioral health as an LCPC or LCSW. Applicant must have: (2) years’ experience with children before or following completion of Master’s degree Training and/or experience in attachment theory, attachment-based therapeutic approaches and trauma informed care.  Must possess or maintain a valid driver’s license. Position is full-time, salary commensurate with experience. Intermountain offers excellent benefits, including health insurance, pension, generous personal leave, and holidays.
Intermountain Deaconess Children's Services Whitefish, MT, USA
Apr 23, 2018
Full time
Do you want to help protect the joy of childhood and incite change?  Are you looking for a career that will give you a strong sense of purpose and is also meaningful and rewarding?  Do you want to make a difference in a child and family’s life?  Then we want to meet you. With our holistic, integrated services and relationship based approach, we help families create and sustain nurturing, healthy environments where children can thrive and grow. Intermountain is a non-profit agency that has been impacting the lives of children and families for over 100 years and we are currently looking for a Special Education Teacher for our Whitefish Day Treatment Program. Overview: Intermountain’s Whitefish Day Treatment serves children grades Kindergarten through 4th that have a high level of emotional needs in combination with behavioral disorders which have impeded their successful functioning making them difficult to manage in their home, school and community.  The purpose is to work collaboratively with families, schools and communities to support the child in the most normative home and school environment possible.  This is accomplished through relationships that are formed in the classroom and psychotherapy settings.  The programs goal is to prevent children and their families from moving into more restrictive and expensive levels of care and to collaboratively support and empower them toward increased social integration, normative functioning and self-sufficiency. Rooted in a 30 year history of success with a developmental relational approach, Intermountain’s Day Treatment provides a trusted option in Montana’s beautiful Flathead Valley near Glacier National Park. Some of the challenges our clients may have are: Emotional dysregulation Depression Anxiety Intractable anger Adoption issues Attachment and relationship issues ADD, ADHD PTSD Impulsivity, including lying and stealing Oppositionality and/or defiance Aggression towards self and others School problems Loss and grief issues Poor social skills, and social development High functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorder Peer relationships Summary: The Special Education Teacher assumes the lead role in developing, planning, integrating, coordinating, evaluating and delivering group and individualized curriculum, in accordance with agency, state and federal special education rules and regulations, to children who receive services in a therapeutic treatment setting and who suffer from a variety of educational disabilities. The Special Education Teacher is responsible for imparting their expertise to collaborative efforts with other professionals toward fulfilling the agency mission and to assuring excellence in the agency’s education program services, with the hope of eventually reintegrating the child into the public school setting. The above knowledge, skills and abilities are acquired through graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education or Elementary Education with an endorsement in Special Education. Must possess and maintain a valid Montana driver’s license. Position is full-time, salary commensurate with experience. Intermountain offers excellent benefits, including health insurance, pension, generous personal leave, and holidays.
Intermountain Deaconess Children's Services Bigfork, MT, USA
Apr 23, 2018
Full time
Do you want to help protect the joy of childhood and incite change?  Are you looking for a career that will give you a strong sense of purpose and is also meaningful and rewarding?  Do you want to make a difference in a child and family’s life?  Then we want to meet you. With our holistic, integrated services and relationship based approach, we help families create and sustain nurturing, healthy environments where children can thrive and grow. Intermountain is a non-profit agency that has been impacting the lives of children and families for over 100 years and we are currently looking for a Psychotherapist for our Bigfork Day Treatment Program. Overview: Intermountain’s Bigfork Day Treatment serves children grades Kindergarten through 5th that have a high level of emotional needs in combination with behavioral disorders which have impeded their successful functioning making them difficult to manage in their home, school and community.  The purpose is to work collaboratively with families, schools and communities to support the child in the most normative home and school environment possible.  This is accomplished through relationships that are formed in the classroom and psychotherapy settings.  The programs goal is to prevent children and their families from moving into more restrictive and expensive levels of care and to collaboratively support and empower them toward increased social integration, normative functioning and self-sufficiency. Rooted in a 30 year history of success with a developmental relational approach, Intermountain’s Day Treatment provides a trusted option in Montana’s beautiful Flathead Valley near Glacier National Park. Some of the challenges our clients may have are: • Emotional dysregulation • Depression • Anxiety • Intractable anger • Adoption issues • Attachment and relationship issues • ADD, ADHD • PTSD • Impulsivity, including lying and stealing • Oppositionality and/or defiance • Aggression towards self and others • School problems • Loss and grief issues • Poor social skills, and social development • High functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorder • Peer relationships Summary: Psychotherapists plan, review and execute individual, group and family psychotherapy.  They provide the clinical direction that guides treatment and provide the teams with a picture of the inner workings of the child and family; are responsible to ensure that treatment of the children is clinically sound and ethical; co-lead the family team dynamics staff groups and are responsible to ensure that the groups are professionally and safely conducted; assure the maintenance of the ethical standards of their respective licensures, accept direction and supervision from those more qualified, and provide supervision to those less qualified; responsible to provide in-service trainings on relevant issues in the treatment of children; provide emergency back-up for impending or emerging psychological crises of children.  As members of Core team, they are responsible to collaborate in the maintenance of a sound, respectful and emotionally healthy team culture. The above knowledge, skills and abilities are generally acquired through a 60 credit Master’s degree from an accredited university in professional counseling, a Master’s in Social Work with focus on clinical social work, or psychological counseling.  Applicants must be licensed or a licensure candidate licensed by the State of Montana’s Board of Behavioral health as an LCPC or LCSW. Applicant must have: (2) years’ experience with children before or following completion of Master’s degree. Training and/or experience in attachment theory, attachment-based therapeutic approaches and trauma informed care.  Must possess or maintain a valid driver’s license. Position is full-time, salary commensurate with experience. Intermountain offers excellent benefits, including health insurance, pension, generous personal leave, and holidays.