Mental Health Clinician

Title: Mental Health Clinician
Location: AZ-Bullhead City-Bullhead City Outpatient Clinic (O)

Description

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is a large and growing, non-profit community-based provider of behavioral health services with locations throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area, rural Maricopa County, Gila, Pinal, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai Counties. We are a well-established voice in the community with more than 115 sites, over seven hundred employees, and 40 years’ experience.

Join Southwest Behavioral & Health for exceptional growth opportunities driven by our promote-from-within philosophy. We provide an EXCELLENT compensation and benefits package, including immediate participation in our 403(b) program with 20% company match after 1 year of service. Generous PTO includes 2 weeks of vacation your 1st year (available after 6 months) and accruals after 2, 5 and 10 years of service! We offer 100% company-paid medical, dental, STD, LTD, and Life coverage for employees. Other great benefits include 10 paid holidays, sick time, vision, tuition reimbursement prescription drug discounts, chiropractic services, and much more!

We are currently seeking highly motivated licensed and or licensed eligible, Master’s Level Behavioral Health Therapist/Counselor’s to join our Bullhead City Outpatient and Opioid Recovery Services programs!  Opportunities are available for full-time and work hours vary from 5a-7pm, Monday - Friday.  This position will require to be available on-call. 

Our Therapist are responsible for providing timely, evidence-based clinical and non-clinical support services to adults and or children/adol, including screening, assessment, treatment planning, case management and crisis intervention. All services are guided by the Jason K. Principles and delivered according to guidelines set forth by the RBHA and as defined in the ADBHS Covered Services Guide.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Service Delivery

  • Develops and implements treatment plans, clinical assessment criteria and programmatic goals, objectives and activities
  • Performs intakes and psychosocial assessments of adults
  • Conducts ongoing therapy with families, couples, children, adolescents, and adults (individually and in-group as therapeutically indicated) within a brief therapy framework
  • Conducts home visits and case consultations as needed

Coordination of Care/Collaboration

  • Performs as an integral part of an interdisciplinary team in delivery of above services
  • Educates other providers and Stakeholders regarding the program and services available as requested
  • Coordinates closely with clinical staff and staff from other providers
  • Provides community consultation and education to community agencies, schools, neighborhood groups, and other community human service professionals
  • Provides case consultations with other agencies and organizations
  • Serves as a resource to clinic staff in areas of specialization and attends case staffing
  • Attends and actively participates in in-service training sessions, related training opportunities as made available, staff meetings, and agency committees
  • Works with other professionals to plan, market and implement new programs

Documentation & Productivity

  • Accurately and appropriately documents client services provided according to the approved clinical standard rules, regulations and procedures of the agency
  • Maintains required number of client contact hours per week and meets SBH productivity requirements

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Required to be available weekends, evenings, nights and holidays as scheduled to provide on call crisis intervention coverage (Schedule may vary based upon needs of clinic)
  • Minimum requirement consists of a 21-year age, Master’s Degree in the Behavioral Health field (Psychology, Counseling, or Social Work) plus one (1) year of full-time behavioral health experience.
  • Licensed at the Associate level by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners.Must be working towards independent licensure.
  • Certification of CPR and First Aid Training
  • Must have fingerprint clearance issued by Arizona Department of Public Safety or eligible to receive within eight (8) weeks of hire
  • Good academic and working knowledge of DSM IV, State SMI check list, Community Resources, Psychotropic Medications, Crisis Intervention, Clinical Methods and Procedures, Intervention Techniques and ability to apply same to possibly unstable, treatment resistant adult/adolescent/child of various ethnic cultures for co-occurring disorders (GMH/SA/SMI).
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred but not required
  • Required to maintain a valid Arizona driver’s license and pass motor vehicle screening for insurance purposes in order to transport clients, based upon needs/requirements of the clinic
  • Required to maintain personal auto insurance per SBH guidelines




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