Job Description

 

SUMMARY 
Provides services to adults, children, and/or their families. Assists in developing, evaluating, and coordinating treatment plans and recovery services

**Sign-on incentives offered up to $5000 (amount varies with position)** 

REQUIREMENTS 

Training and Experience

a. Bachelor's degree or master's degree or in a field related to behavioral health, or other health related field, Or

b. Bachelor’s degree in any field Or 

c. Associate’s degree and two years of behavioral health work experience, Or

d. High school diploma or high school equivalency diploma and four years of full-time behavioral health work experience

 

 Behavioral health work experience" means providing behavioral health services:

a. In an agency, Or 

b. To an individual, Or

c. In a field related to behavioral health



We offer a competitive wage that includes shift differential and bilingual differential pay for some positions, as well as the below generous benefit packet for full-time employees

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance.  
  • Flexible spending Accounts 
  • Health savings account with employer contribution.
  • 403b retirement account
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $5200 per year (accessible after first 90 days of employment).
  • Allowance added to pay to supplement additional benefits in the amount of – 2% of salary the first year and increasing every 2 years.  
  • 15 days of PTO in the first 2 years, increasing by an additional 5 days every two years.
  • 10 paid holidays.
  • Short-term & Long-term Disability.
  • Bereavement Leave


DUTIES

1.    Establish a collaborative, respectful, and outcome focused relationship with the individual(s) receiving services.

2.   Collect and review intake and assessment documents, and other pertinent materials

3.  Develop, with the individual, and the input of the child and family or recovery team, a clinical assessment of     history and functioning, the individual service plan, and a crisis and safety plan, taking into consideration the strengths, needs, preferences, and abilities of the individual and/or their family.

4.   Coordinate and implement the service plan in accordance with the following State rules: 1) assist the individual in the development of a recovery plan 2) develop a functional assessment of individual’s strengths and needs toward achieving recovery goals 3) assist the individual in identifying recovery goals and objectives 4) identify services to be provided to achieve the goals and objectives and either provide those services or arrange for their provision as appropriate within the scope of behavioral health services; and, 5) assist the individual in identifying natural supports, family  or non-behavioral health resources toward achieving the recovery goals.

5.    Assist in the maintenance and coordination of the clinical record.  Has responsibility for: 1) ensuring that the clinical record is complete and up to date; 2) documentation of progress towards the goals and objectives of the service plan; (3) documentation of services provided; and, 4)  documentation that services identified on the ISP have been provided, or if not, documentation of the  reasons why services were not been provided.

6.   Provide services through face-to-face contacts, telephone contacts, and collateral contacts providing community, in home, and clinic based supports

7.   Monitor with the child and family or recovery team the individual's receipt of behavioral health services and response to those services, and collaborate with the individual to determine the need for changes in provision and array of services.

8. Establish, as appropriate and with appropriate consents, a relationship with family members, natural supports, and care providers of the individual receiving services.

9.   As appropriate, and with consent, coordinate with family members, medical providers, probation, DCS, and other  agencies for information related to the individual’s behavioral health needs.

10.   Facilitates Child and Family Team meetings or Adult Recovery Team meetings for ongoing assessment of the progress and needs of the individual.  

11.   Interact with all components of the behavioral health delivery system, the primary care physician, and other members of the child and family or recovery team. 

12.  Obtain appropriate prior authorization of inpatient, partial hospitalization, residential and other services that require     prior authorization.

13.   May facilitate coordination between the behavioral health system and Pima County Jail, Arizona State Hospital, level I & II facilities, detoxification facilities, and crisis centers.

14.   Coordinates, or provides directly, transportation as needed to medically necessary behavioral health or medical services (for integrated care members).

15.   Documents all interactions and services provided in progress notes in the electronic health record.

16.    Assist in identifying third party liability.

17.   Coordinate all care and services required to enhance and facilitate the optimal physical and behavioral health wellness of persons served within a trauma-informed care framework.  This includes: 1) facilitating communication between medical and behavioral health practitioners/systems; 2) assisting with scheduling of and compliance with preventative and specialty physical health interventions; 3) integrating treatment interventions to address both the physical and behavioral health needs of the person/family concurrently; 4) assist persons/families served with education and resources outlining the interplay of physical and behavioral health issues on overall wellness and quality of life.

18.  An individual may qualify for the position if the individual is able to “perform safely” the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation.  “Perform safely” means to perform without causing a direct threat to the health or safety of the individual or others that cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation, as defined by 42 U.S.C. #12111(b) and the EEOC’s regulations, 29 C.F.R #1630.2(r).  



 

Other Requirements

Reliable transportation, Valid AZ driver’s license, automobile insurance, and good driving record.

Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.

Proof of physical exam and annual proof of TB skin Test.

Fingerprint Clearance - If working with children (clients under 18) or work in or on a premises where children’s services are rendered.



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