St. Luke's Health System

Mental Health Therapist | Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program

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1075 E Park Blvd, Boise, ID


St. Luke’s is looking for a Mental Health Therapist to join us in our strategy to be the community’s trusted partner in providing exceptional, patient- centered care.


The Mental Health Therapist will assess, diagnosis, and provide treatment for the patient and/or recommendations to those involved in treatment as appropriate.


Partial Hospitalization Program Therapist Description:

  • Adolescent ages 13-17 will be referred to PHP for a higher level of care than outpatient and are at risk for psychiatric hospitalization or for out of home placement due to suicidality or risk to self or others. Therapist will need to be comfortable with this population and able to engage in the therapeutic process.
  • Position functions as part of a multidisciplinary PHP team, including therapists/clinicians, psychology, and psychiatry. Clinician will provide brief-term therapy/stabilization services to patients in PHP for approximately 4-6 weeks before being discharged to a lower level of care. Candidate should be comfortable facilitating groups, utilizing CBT, DBT, and other evidenced based treatment modalities
  • Complete Comprehensive Mental Health Assessments, diagnosing, and treatment planning
  • Assess patients for risk of suicidal and/or homicidal thoughts or behaviors and developing safety plans with patients and their families


  • Provides initial diagnostic evaluation and makes deterimination for the need for treatment.
  • Responsible for the planning and provision of mental health treatment services to patients in an individual, family, or group setting.
  • Responsible for the onoing management and resassement of the treatment plan, which may include a readjustment of prescribed treatment or goals, and transisition or termination planning.
  • Provides crisis intervention services to patients, families, and staff.
  • Coordinates with and supports medication management while monitoring treatment adherence, including communicating with the prescribing provider any side effects and potential complications.
  • Provides community resource information and referrals.
  • Eligible to participate in Third Party billing.
  • Completes documentation in accordance with current policy and requirement for care delivery setting.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Education: Master's degree in social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy or related field.
  • Experience: None
  • Licenses/Certifications: American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Provider certification and hold a License in the State of Practice in one of the following: Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (LAMFT)

Why St. Luke's

A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 15,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue this same tradition of excellence.


For more information, please contact Julie Leguineche at or 208.814.2558


About Boise


Known as the "City of Trees," Boise is Idaho's capital city—both a cultural center and a playground for those who love the outdoors. A vibrant downtown area affords fine dining, theatre, music, and college and semi-professional sports.  Downtown Boise's main attractions include the Idaho State Capitol, the classic Egyptian Theatre, the Boise Art MuseumJulia Davis Park and Zoo BoiseThe Greenbelt follows the beautiful Boise River corridor for more than 30 miles, and the Boise foothills are home to miles of hiking and biking trails. 


Learn more about what the City of Trees has to offer you:

St. Luke’s Health System | Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau | Boise Parks and Recreation | Boise Museum Association | Boise Music Festival | Boise Philharmonic | Downtown Boise Restaurants | Boise Valley Economic Partnership | Hyde Park events | Treefort Music Festival | First Thursdays | Alive After Five | Capitol City Public Market | Runs and Triathlons | Shakespeare Festival | Sawtooth National Forest | Visit



*St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.


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