Job Description

Southwest Behavioral and Health Services is seeking a dedicated and empathetic Direct Care Provider for our Inpatient Crisis Unit who can help us fulfill our mission. “Delivering compassionate care to enhance lives and improve communities”. We are seeking someone who enjoys coordinating with people, ability solve problems, organized and excellent communication skills. Does this describe you? If so, you may be the person we are looking for to join our dynamic Kingman team!  

We are now offering a sign-on bonus of $1500 upon hire. Eligible for $1,000 after your first 30 days and $500 eligible to be received after 6months.

Job Preview at a Glance:

The Crisis Unit provides behavioral health interventions in a structured, non-hospital setting that assists adults in resolving behavioral crisis. Services are provided in a locked facility with 24-hour nursing coverage on the premises, court ordered treatment is also provided. 

As a DCP you'll provide screening, assessment, treatment planning, life skills, related documentation, case management, crisis intervention, individual and/or group counseling services to seriously mentally ill consumers in an inpatient setting. Responsible for contributing to and creating a recovery based environment. Work with significant others and integrate them in the treatment plan where appropriate. Supervise and monitor clients while in the Crisis Recovery Unit. Check vital signs as needed. Provide assessments of clients in crisis and assist in setting/reaching attainable goals. Assist in meal preparation as needed. Participates in Utilization Management and Quality Management activities. Provide input in daily staffing for the purpose of utilization review and discharge planning. Provide information to clients on behavioral health issues, and make appropriate referrals to SBH programs and/or other appropriate community agencies as needed. Coordinate client discharge with client’s treatment team, partnering with outside treatment teams where appropriate. Will assist in training interns, volunteers or new hires. Utilize verbal and behavioral defusing and de-escalation techniques. Must participate and be able to physically apply restraint techniques to aggressive clients with team assistance. Must be able to withstand a high level of day-to-day stress in an acute care setting.

Location and Schedule:

This position reports out of our Kingman Crisis and Recovery Inpatient Facility. Looking to fill a Night Shift 7pm-7am, please ask about the generous shift differential.

Requirements

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Have a high school diploma/GED and at least 6months of full time behavioral health/integrated healthcare work experience; OR
  • Has a high school diploma or GED and completes SBH apprenticeship program which includes 240 hours on site shadowing and training. OR
  • Has a Master's, Bachelor's or Associate's degree in an unrelated field and at least 6months of full-time behavioral health / integrated healthcare work experience; OR 
  • A related Master's, Bachelor's or Associate’s degree in a field related to behavioral health / integrated healthcare.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking preferred

Benefits:

Southwest Behavioral and Health Services offer full time employees’ low-cost medical insurance and 100% company paid dental, short term disability, long term disability and life insurance for employees. 3.3 weeks of PTO your 1st year of employment, with increased accruals after 2, 5 and 10 years of service and 10 paid holidays. We will help you save for retirement – 40% company match up to a 10% deferral into your SB&H retirement account. We help you with your higher education goals – Reduce your tuition costs with our tuition reimbursement program & discount degree programs. Employee Assistance Program, Health & Wellness and much more!

About SB&H

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.

To learn about Southwest Behavioral & Health Services mission, values and services please review our website at https://www.sbhservices.org/

  • Mission: Delivering Compassionate Care to Enhance Lives and Improve Communities
  • Values: Compassion, Integrity, Quality, Empowerment, Innovation and Trust

SB&H is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Application Instructions

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