Job Description

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Clinician II - School Based

AZ-Goodyear-School Based West Valley

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 currently seeking a Clinician II to join our West Valley School Based program! The position will work at the Tolleson School District.

As a Clinician II, you will provide timely, evidenced-based clinical and non-clinical support services to adults, children, and adolescents. Services will include intakes, assessments, treatment planning, psychiatric support, and group interventions.


  • Develops and implements treatment plans, assessment criteria, and programmatic goals, objectives, and activities.
  • Provides thorough and accurate clinical assessment.  
  • Provides intake and psychosocial assessments of families and/or their individual members.
  • Conducts home visits as needed and case consultations with other agencies and organizations.
  • Provides therapy and/or clinical case management for full caseload of families and/or individual members.
  • Provides on-call crisis intervention coverage based upon the needs of the clinic. This may include coverage during normal working hours, evenings, holidays, and weekends.
  • Educates and collaborates with other providers and stakeholders regarding programs and services available.
  • Coordinates closely with case managers and staff from other providers and/or outside entities.
  • Provides community consultation and education to community agencies, schools, and neighborhood groups.
  • Consults with clinical staff and other community human service professionals.
  • Develops and maintains treatment plans for consumers in conjunction with team members.
  • Documents consumer services provided according to the approved clinical standards, rules, regulations, and site procedures.
  • Monitors caseload for authorizations/re-authorizations as appropriate.
  • Completes required documentation in accordance with SBH standards.
  • Maintains accurate, thorough, and current documentation of consumer contacts, services/treatment plans, treatment status, progress, and services delivery barriers.
  • Maintain the expected level of productivity.
  • May be expected to drive a vehicle to transport consumers per the expectations of the clinic.


  • Minimum requirement consist of 21-year age, Master’s degree in the Behavioral Health field (Psychology, Counseling, or Social Work) plus (1) year of full-time behavioral health experience.
  • Must have fingerprint clearance issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or be eligible to receive within eight (8) weeks of hire (at sites serving children/adolescents).
  • Good academic and working knowledge of the DSM V, State SMI check list, community resources, psychotropic medications, crisis intervention, evidence based practices and procedures, intervention techniques and ability to apply possibly unstable, treatment resistant adults/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.
  • Required to maintain a valid Arizona driver’s license and pass motor vehicle screening for insurance purposes in order to transport clients, based upon needs/requirements of the clinic.
  • Certification of CPR and First Aid Training.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to compile, organize, and document client assessments, interventions techniques, treatments, case planning, and follow-up.
  • Ability to participate in setting and defining project goals, objectives, and delivery of service modes, represent projects and actively participate in inter-agency, inter-disciplinary meetings.
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills, effective problem-solving abilities, and self-directed critical thinking.
  • Demonstrate superior organizational skills, with the ability to work independently and within a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

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