Job Description

Job Category:
Behavioral Health Technician

Behavioral Health Technician - Community Based

AZ-Kingman-Kingman Outpatient Clinic (O)

Are you a Behavioral Health Technician that is looking to expand your skills? Have you ever thought about getting a Personal Training Certificate? If so, we have a great opportunity for you!

We are seeking a strong Behavioral Health Technician to work in the community with our adult client population. We will help put you through a personal training program and help you obtain your certification within 90 days of hire! In this position you will be helping clients work on their physical health to help improve overall health and wellbeing.

This position is based out of our Kingman Outpatient program working full time (40 hours/week). The clinic is open Monday through Friday 8am-7pm.

InSHAPE is a comprehensive program to improve the health and longevity of people experiencing mental illness. InSHAPE activates the principles of the Recovery Philosophy, including a person-centered approach based upon self-determined, self-directed and self-managed care. Social inclusion and community engagement strategies are integrated into the wellness-focused, participant driven program. This position is responsible for assisting InSHAPE members to develop and implement their personal wellness program. Provides support, education, and motivation related to physical fitness, nutrition, and wellness. Encourages by example. Provides individual and group activity instruction. Works independently in community settings with individual consumers or leading activities. Collects data on participant progress.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provides community based support services to insure implementation of client's health goals.

  • Manages a caseload of 20-25 clients to establish and implement individual SHAPE plans.

  • Enroll participants into electronic clinical record (ECR) and complete documentation and/or paperwork per SBH standards and InSHAPE requirements.

  • Works collaboratively with clients, treatment team, program staff, onsite Program Director, and InShape Director to design and support individual service plans for SBH and InSHAPE.

  • Provides fitness training, monitoring, and continuing reassessment of exercise, nutrition and healthcare commitments.

  • Administers fitness assessments as needed and records data.

  • Attend and participate in InSHAPE training ( to include all-expenses paid travel) and/or phone calls along with SBH required in-service training, supervision and/or clinical oversight.

  • Helps plan and facilitate quarterly celebration/recognition events for participants.

  • Works with clients, volunteers and community partners to increase client independence.

  • Establishes community partnership to further enhance the program related to physical fitness and nutrition opportunities and/or other related opportunities.

  • Minimum requirement consists of a 21-year age.

  • Personal Trainer Certification or willing to work towards certification (certification paid for by SB&H).

  • A related Bachelor's Degree in Health Sciences or Social Work plus one year of behavioral health experience (preferred) OR

  • Related Associate’s degree and three years of full-time health experience OR

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to behavioral health totaling five years is acceptable

  • Required to maintain a valid Arizona driver’s license and pass motor vehicle screening for insurance purposes in order to transport clients

  • Must have fingerprint clearance issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or be eligible to receive within eight (8) weeks of hire

  • Required to maintain personal auto insurance per SBH guidelines

  • Computer skills required

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!

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.

Application Instructions

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