Job Description


Pay range: $16 to $18 per hour based on experience and education

Join Southwest Behavioral Health Services – The Leading Behavioral Health System in Arizona. With over 40 years serving our patients all over Arizona, we strive each day to inspire people to feel better and lead fuller lives. Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is one of Arizona’s fastest growing organizations, and we’re looking to fill a BHT position with hard working and motivated individuals. 

We are currently looking for a Direct Care Provider to join our Inpatient Team! 

Job Preview at a Glance

Challenging and rewarding position in our Inpatient Location providing behavioral health interventions in a structured, non-hospital setting that assists adults in overcoming behavioral health crisis. Services are provided in a locked facility with 24-hour nursing coverage on the premises, court ordered treatment is also provided. You will have the opportunity to be a pivotal change maker in the lives of clients by connecting them with community resources. Working in an acute care setting, no two days are the same; you will be challenged with varied of patients overcoming behavioral health crisis.

Location: Central Phoenix 85007 & 85009

Schedule: 8-hour and 12-hour shifts available depending on the site. Days, evenings and nights available and must be able to work a weekend day.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Provide assessments of members in crisis and assist in setting/reaching attainable goals.
  • Pre-vocational training
  • Documentation and case management
  • Crisis intervention
  • Individual and counseling services to seriously mentally ill members
  • 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 members while on site. 
  • Check vital signs as needed.


  • Minimum requirement consists of a 21-year age
  • A High School Diploma/GED and six months of full-time Behavioral Health experience/integrated health experience; OR
  • A related Associate’s degree and six weeks of full-time Behavioral Health/integrated health experience; OR
  • A non-related Associate's degree and one year of full-time behavioral health/integrated health experience; OR
  • A related bachelor’s degree; OR
  • A non-related bachelor's degree plus six months of relevant experience in behavioral health.
  • MVR clearance required.

What We Offer:

  • 3 weeks of PTO your 1st year of employment, with increased accruals after continued service!
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance, short-term/long-term disability and life insurance for employees
  • We will help you save for retirement – 40% company match up to a 10% deferral into your SB&H retirement account!
  • Career Development – Benefit from our culture of internal promotion!
  • 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

We are seeking an individual to help us fulfill SB&H’s mission, “Delivering compassionate care to enhance lives and improve communities”. To gain a stronger understanding of Southwest Behavioral & Health Services mission, values and services please review our website,

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

Application Instructions

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