Job Description

Job Category:

Behavioral Health Professional

AZ-Payson-Aero Outpatient Clinic (E, O, P)

Join Southwest Behavioral Health Services....where Careers and Compassion meet!

At Southwest Behavioral Health Services you are surrounded by a culture of caring professionals ready to support your career goals.  Our broad range of award winning programs and recovery-based services span across the Phoenix Valley and rural landscape of Northern AZ.  Such a diversity of services and locations offer you an array of job opportunities to choose from.  Many of our sites are National Health Service Corps approved allowing qualified professionals to receive substantial tuition debt assistance and scholarship awards. 

Our quality behavioral health and financial practices over the past 40+ years at Southwest Behavioral Health Services has withstood regulatory changes, funding shortages and challenging population growth in our communities.  This strong foundation propels us into a leadership role in the delivery of Integrated Care Services.  Career advancement tracks are now available for clinical, medical and leadership professionals.  Join our Integrated Service Teams and enjoy competitive compensation with an exceptional benefits package.  Southwest Behavioral Health invites you to create a CAREER with us and build your own legacy of COMPASSION in the lives of others!

We have Therapist Openings in Payson, Arizona.

AZ Licensed Professionals Required

Our therapist positions are responsible for providing timely, evidence-based clinical and non-clinical support services to adults, children and adolescents, 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 OBHL. This is a full time 40/hr position Monday-Friday with benefits!! .


Service Delivery

  • 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

    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


  • 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

  • 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 & Motor Vehicle clearance

  • Licensed Professional at the Independent Level, by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners preferred. Licensed at the Associate level required i.e. LAC, LASAC, LAMFT, LMSW.

  • 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). To include one year of clinical supervision experience in a behavioral health setting

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred but not required

 Qualified applicants may apply here for assistance in finding the program and location that best fits you and your career.  Supervision for licensure, generous PTO/Self Care, and working as a part of an Interdisciplinary team are just some great perks about working for SWBH-Payson.

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Application Instructions

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