Behavioral Health Technician
AZ-Phoenix-Metro Outpatient Clinic (O)
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.
We are currently seeking PRN Behavioral Health Technicians to join our Southwest Autism Center of Excellence (S.A.C.E) Sheridan Residential home in Scottsdale, AZ.
This is a registry (pool) position which does not offer guaranteed hours or benefits. Enjoy competitive wages, paid orientation, flexible schedules, fewer shifts cancelled, Employee Assistance Program, and many other employee perks!
Provide screening, assessment, treatment planning, life skills, pre-vocational training, related documentation, case management, crisis intervention, individual and/or group counseling services to consumers diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in a residential environment.
Responsible for contributing to and creating an independent living based environment.
Performs direct service to residential consumers including individual, group, life skills training, behavior management, and crisis intervention.
Provides direct services that are guided by an individual treatment plan for consumers in conjunction with psychiatrist and/or case managers according to SBH clinical standards.
Attend and participate in in-service training sessions and related training opportunities as made available.
Provide assessments and crisis intervention.
Documents services provided according to SBH standards on a daily basis. Completes all required paperwork in a timely manner.
Will be expected to accompany, supervise and assist consumers when asked to do so.
Plans and organizes activities.
May need to cover evening/weekend hours and be “on-call” as needed.
Assist consumers with community integration.
Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
Minimum requirement consists of a 21-year age
A High School Diploma/GED and four years of relevant experience in a behavioral health setting; OR
An Associate’s degree and two years of relevant experience in a behavioral health setting; OR
A Bachelor’s degree (related or non-related) in the behavioral health field plus one year of relevant experience in behavioral health
Completion of a Bachelor’ degree in the behavioral health field plus 120 hours of externship hours at a SB&H facility is acceptable.
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.
Residential experience, Knowledge of psychotropic medications.
Experience working with multi-cultural and low socio-economic individuals.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking preferred.
Must be eligible and/or have a valid Fingerprint Clearance Card through the Arizona Department of Public Safety (as required per program requirements)
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 4859