Crisis Interventionist

Title: Crisis Interventionist
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!

Bullhead City is seeking a Crisis Interventionist to join our Bullhead City Outpatient team! This position will cover 3-4 days a week for the 24 hour coverage.

In this position you will provide crisis intervention, screening, assessment, and treatment planning, to adults and/or children/adolescents. As an integral member of our interdisciplinary team you will develop and implement treatment or case plans, assessment criteria, and programmatic goals, objectives, and activities. Your primary role will be to respoind to the crisis needs in the community and clinc setting for immediate assessment and/or de-escalation.  Other duties include: 

  • Regular and ongoing assessments of individuals that present in crisis to the emergency room, clinical staff, law enforcement/first responders, and community or family members.
  • Provide continuous 48 hour weekend crisis coverage.
  • Coordinate or provide transportation when needed in order to ensure that clients are safe and have access to necessary services.
  • Works closely with other agencies in order to maintain knowledge and process for completion of involuntary commitments.
  • Works closely with law enforcement, hospital staff, and first responders in order to educate the community
  • Attends and participates in in-service training sessions and related training opportunities as made available, as well as appropriate staff meetings.
  • Documents client services provided according to the approved SBH clinical standards, rules, regulations, and procedures.
  • Educates law enforcement, hospital staff, first responders, other providers, and stakeholders regarding SBH services and services available as requested. Provides consultation and education to community agencies, schools, and neighborhood groups. 
  • Coordinates closely with case managers, clinicians, and medical in order to ensure continuity of care. 
  •  Assist clinicians and case managers in providing therapy, clinical case management, and outreach for families and/or individuals.
  • Performs intakes and psychosocial assessments of families and their individual members.
  • Conducts home visits as needed and case consultations with other agencies and organizations.
  • Maintains required number of client contact hours per week.
  • Works with others professionals to plan, market and implement new programs.
  • Required to be available weekend, evenings, nights and holidays as scheduled for all crisis assessment calls.

Requirements:

  • Minimum requirements consists of a 21-year age, Master’s Degree (Psychology, Counseling, or Social Work), plus one (1) year of full-time behavioral health experience, or equivalency.
  • Certification of CPR and First Aid Training
  • Current AZ Driver License, Motor Vehicle Clearance (clean driving record for 39 months)
  • Must be eligible and or have a valid Fingerprint Clearance Card through the Arizona Department of Public Safety (as required per program requirements).




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