Job Description

Job Category:
Medical Professional

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner/Psychiatrist

AZ-Phoenix-Crisis Recovery Unit I

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 seven hundred 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 PTO includes 3 weeks of vacation your 1st year (available after 6 months)! We offer low cost company medical and vision plans, 100% compay paid dental, and low-cost STD, LTD, and Life coverage for employees. Other great benefits include 10 paid holidays, sick time, vision, prescription drug discounts, CME leave & reimbursement, chiropractic services, and much more!

We are currently seeking a full-time Psych NP or Adult Psychiatrist to join our Crisis Recovery Unit 1.  There are also PRN and Part Time opportunities. Great position for work/life balance, please apply!

The CRU provides behavioral health interventions in a structured, non-hospital setting that assists adults in resolving behavioral crises.  Services are provided in a secured facility with a 24-hour nursing coverage on the premises. 

You will be responsible for performing basic screening, diagnostic treatment, rehabilitative and supportive services as a member of a primary and psychiatric health care team. Provide quality medical and psychiatric care for patients. Provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive healthcare services, as delegated by a physician. Working as members of the healthcare team, take medical histories, conduct physicals, examine and treat patients, order and interpret laboratory tests, make diagnoses, and prescribe medications.  Overnight on-call is required.

Psych NP Requirements:

Requires MA degree in Nursing plus Psychiatric Certification is required. Possession of a current nursing license in the State of Arizona. Demonstrated experience assessment. Knowledge of Federal, State and local regulations, accreditation and licensing standards relative to Arizona State Board of Nursing.

Psychiatrist Requirements:

Graduation from an accredited medical school with a degree of Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy.
Board Certified/Board Eligible in Psychiatry. Must be expected to obtain Board Certification within 3 years of hire date.
Licensed to practice in the State of Arizona.  Current D.E.A. Certificate.

For immediate consideration and further details, please contact Ricardo Aldana at 602-351-6914; email at

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