Behavioral Health Technician
AZ-Lake Havasu City-Lake Havasu Outpatient Clinic (O)
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.
We are seeking an Care Coordinator for our Lake Havasu City Outpatient Clinic. This position is 40 hours a week, but times are flexible between the hours of 8-7pm M-F based on client needs.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Reviews documents received and requests required documents to appropriate level of care for members.
Evaluates eligibility information regarding services and benefit package.
Assesses consumers in accordance with established policies and procedures and clinical protocols.
Develops service plans with consumers based on assessment and diagnostic process.
Coordinates consumer care or reports on interventions by meeting with consumer’s care team to review efficacy of interventions and to revise plans of service with consumers.
- Provides support and information, education or guidance to consumers and support system members concerning issues of treatment planning, advocacy, and medication management.
Monitors mental status of consumers and response to treatment plans through face-to-face contact, and updates treatment plans as needed.
Works collaboratively with treatment team and all external members of consumer’s services.
Provides face-to-face crisis intervention.
Completes safety plans with consumers.
Conducts groups as needed
Transitions consumer to appropriate level of care upon conclusion of treatment.
Assists consumers, families or guardians in securing appointments with support services and agencies, as needed.
Arranges for transportation for consumers for community services and/or medical appointments as needed.
Close coordination with the PCP health plan, stakeholders, and funding source will be maintained for all consumers.
Attends weekly clinical staffing’s and all staff meetings.
Education & Qualification:
Minimum requirement consists of a Bachelor’s degree with two years of full-time behavioral health experience. A combination of experience and education totaling 5 years is acceptable.
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 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.