Job Description

Job Category:
Behavioral Health Technician

Title:
Behavioral Health Professional Lead

Location:
AZ-Phoenix- The Link Permanent Supported Housing Program

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 one thousand 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 Paid Time Off (PTO) includes 3 weeks of time-off your 1st year (available after 6 months) and increased vacation accruals after 2, 5 and 10 years of service! We offer low cost medical insurance and offer 100% company-paid dental, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and Life coverage for employees. Other great benefits include 10 paid holidays, vision, licensure/certification reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, prescription drug discounts, chiropractic services, 100% paid Employee Assistance Program, and much more!

We are seeking a Behavioral Health Professional Lead to join our The Link: Integrated Home Support program! This program works in the community as a fully mobile team, flexible hours available as members of the team are available 24 hours per day. The intake specialist meets with new or prospective clients, asks a series of questions for the purpose of compiling data, and then uses this data to determine the best next course of action for that client.  Completes intake paperwork, including assessment, service planning, and review of rights. This position will require flexible work hours such as weekends shift, also with on-call duties. The BHP Lead must be able to drive a company vehicle to transport clients and also be willing to drive their own vehicle.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements treatment plans, clinical assessment criteria and programmatic goals, objectives and activities.
  • Performs intakes and psychosocial assessments of families, couples, children, adolescents, and 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.
  • Provides on-call crisis intervention coverage based upon needs of clinic.  This may include coverage during normal working hours, evenings, holidays and weekends. 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Maintains the expected level of productivity
  • Actively engages in Clinical Supervision in pursuit of Independent Licensure per the SB&H Clinical Supervision Requirements and Retention Agreement and in accordance with the AZBBHE.
  • May work with students fulfilling requirements for program of study in the behavioral health field.
  • Provides clinical supervision for Bachelor and Master level students as assigned and  per school requirements. 
  • Assists with hiring, training, supervising, and directing new staff as needed.
  • Monitors compliance with standards and requirements of programs.
  • Plans and facilitates clinician meetings, as indicated.
  • Provides clinical review and co-signature on assessments and service plans completed by BHT’s in accordance with licensing guidelines.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Minimum requirement consists of a 21-year age, Master’s Degree in the Behavioral Health field (Psychology, Counseling, or Social Work) and Licensed at the Associate level by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners.
  • One (1) year of full-time behavioral health experience.
  • Required to maintain a valid Arizona driver’s license and pass motor vehicle screening for insurance purposes in order to transport clients, based upon need/requirements of the clinic and/or program.
  • Required to maintain personal auto insurance per SBH guidelines.
  • Required to be available weekends, evenings, nights and holidays as scheduled to provide on call crisis intervention coverage.
  • Must have fingerprint clearance issued by Arizona Department of Public Safety or eligible to receive within eight (8) weeks of hire as required per program requirements.

Application Instructions

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