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IHS Behavioral Health Job Opportunities Guide

Behavioral health professionals have a choice between three distinct Indian health career paths: federal civil service, direct Tribal hire, or as an officer with the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps. Each path offers outstanding career rewards, competitive compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package based on your level of training and experience. No matter which path you choose, a career in Indian healthcare offers positions to meet your specific needs for professional opportunity, personal adventure, and life enrichment. Visit the IHS Career Paths page for more information on each option.

What types of jobs fall under the category of Behavioral Health?

The types of IHS jobs related to Behavioral Health vary widely from psychiatrists, to counselors, to aides. You can search for open positions on the IHS Jobs page or on the USAJOBS site.Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving  To assist in your search, see the list of IHS behavioral health positions below.

Position Titles

  • Adolescent regional treatment
  • Behavioral health specialist
  • Counselor aide
  • Family therapist
  • Mental Health counselor
  • Mental health family specialist
  • Psychiatric nurse/nurse practitioner
  • Psychiatrist
  • Psych technician
  • Psychologist
  • Social worker
  • Social services aid/assistant
  • Substance abuse counselor/therapist
  • Substance abuse program technician
  • Telebehavioral health
  • Therapist