Job Description

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 currently seeking a BHP Lead -to join our Broadway Outpatient Clinic!

This combination role for a qualified licensed professional provides both clinical treatment (75%) and clinical staff supervision (25%). This position reports directly to the Program Coordinator who provides program supervision to staff. Together these two roles provide oversight of the Opiate Replacement Clinic and ensure quality client services are consistently administered per SBH standards and policy.

  • As a therapist, provides screening, assessment, treatment planning, case management, crisis intervention, individual and/or group counseling services to adults with substance abuse and co-occurring disorders in an outpatient setting. Functions as an integral part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • In a lead role, develops and implements substance abuse treatment, assessment processes and programmatic goals, objectives and activities. Provides clinical supervision to clinical staff through individual and group staff meetings. Monitors and resolves problems associated with successful service delivery.


Master’s degree in the Behavioral Health field (Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, etc.)

Minimum one year of full-time behavioral health experience.

Licensed (LPC, LMFT, LCSW, LISAC or Licensed Psychologist) required or in progress.

Supervisory experience preferred but not required.

Must be able to work an early work shift during the day, and on-call crisis assistance as needed.

Good academic and working knowledge of DSM IV, State SMI check list, Community Resources, Psychotropic Medications, Crisis Intervention, Clinical Methods and Procedures, Intervention Techniques and ability to apply same to possible unstable, treatment resistant adults of various ethnic cultures for co-occurring disorders (GMH/SA/SMI). Knowledge and ability to function as a team member, compile, organize and document clinical assessments, intervention techniques, treatments, case planning and follow-up. Ability to participates in setting and defining project goals, objectives and delivery of service modes, represent projects and actively participate in inter-agency/ inter-disciplinary meetings. Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, provide quality internal and external customer service skills to effectively communicate with all contract and funding sources. Achieve and maintain BHP status and SBH credentialing process.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred but not required.

Supervisory experience preferred but not required.

Minimum requirement consists of a 21-year age

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