Integrated High Needs Coordinator
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 40% 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 seeking an Integrated High Needs Coordinator for our Prescott Valley Outpatient Clinic! This position will also cover needs for our Flagstaff Outpatient. This is a full-time postion with benefits at 40 hours a week.
The Integrated High Needs Coordinator I functions as a member of an interdisciplinary team to provide integrated case management to a caseload of clients with multiple medical and /or co-occurring substance abuse disorders and/or medically ill individuals. Advocates for and supports the client, engages with community agencies/health care providers and others on his or her behalf to ensure access to services needed to increase wellness self-management and reduce emergency room visits and/or hospitalizations. Provides clinical support to the Team by providing consultation, education, information around psychosocial and/or substance abuse conditions, interventions and resources to maintain focus on outcomes and best practices.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Facilitates CFT meetings for assigned families.
- Facilitates the development of ISP’s using information gained from the comprehensive assessment, the SNCD and input from all team members involved.
- Provides information, education and support to youth/ families and team members concerning issues of creative treatment planning, coordination of care and the development of informal and community supports.
- Ensures team meets as frequently as necessary in the family’s preferred natural setting to meet their needs.
- Develops, implements, and revises as necessary, a relevant safety/support plan for the family.
- Ensures appropriate clinical involvement on teams.
- Provides information to CFT members concerning community resources and linkages to other services.
- Assists youth and families in securing needed services.
- Maintains accurate, thorough and current documentation of contact with youth/families, treatment progress and services received/provided.
- Maintains effective communication with clients, Primary Care Services, mental health providers, family, collateral resources, and other agency staff on behalf of clients.
- Ensures complete and accurate progress notes of all serious incidents and changes in behavior.
- Notifies supervisor of actual or potential challenges with clients; i.e. non-compliance, decompensation, and crisis.
- Ensures confidentiality of verbal and written youth/family information, in accordance with HIPAA standards.
- Good academic and working knowledge of DSM, community resources, psychotropic medications, crisis intervention, and evidence based practices, intervention techniques, and ability to apply to possibly unstable, treatment resistant adult/adolescent/child of various ethnic cultures for co-occurring disorders (GMH/SA/SMI).
- Adheres to the legal/ethical/professional guidelines adopted by the SBH.
- After hours, on-call rotation as needed.
Education & Qualifications:
- Minimum requirement consists of a 21-year age
- High school diploma or GED and five years of full time integrated/behavioral health work experience.
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field and minimum 1 year of full-time integrated/behavioral health experience preferred.
- Required to maintain a valid and current 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.
- Must have fingerprint clearance issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or be eligible to receive within eight (8) weeks of hire.
SB&H is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE