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Clinician I (BHT) - Valley-Wide Locations
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Clinician I (BHT) - Valley-Wide Locations

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time/Part-Time
Job Type Health Care, Nonprofit - Social Services
Education High School
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services, Social Services
Required Travel Not Specified

Job Description

Under supervision of Program Management, performs professional and direct support services providing clinical therapeutic services to an adult population composed of substance-abusing, SMI, dual-diagnosed and/or referred persons. Responsible for screenings, assessments, treatment planning, case load management, group/individual counseling, crisis management and coordination of care; some assignments also include responsiblities for engaging clients in skills training designed to enhance functioning leading to community integration and self-sufficiency in living, learning, social and work environments. performs related duties as required.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conducts assessments or screenings with clients to evaluate the nature of their presenting problems in order to determine their needs and develop appropriate treatment plan goals.
  • Develops and provides individual treatment plans; monitors, evaluates and documents client’s progress.
  • Prepares intake documentation, progress notes, event notifications and other documentation regarding clients in accordance with regulatory requirements and company policies and procedures.
  • Monitors case load daily to ensure required documentation is completed timely; including, but not limited to, assessments, treatment plans, case reviews and discharge plans.
  • Provides individual and group counseling, to include crisis management as required.
  • Facilitates coordination of care to include case review, therapeutic interventions, and client progress in treatment.
  • Participates in clinical staff meetings, trainings and other activities as required

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS

  • Knowledge of DSM-IV and SMI diagnoses, psychopharmacology, substance abuse, addictions, recovery, relapse prevention, and 12-step treatment philosophy.

  • Knowledge of the principles of cultural competency and adherence to its philosophy.

  • Knowledge of Lifewell’s Code of Ethics statement and adherence to its concepts.
  • Knowledge of behavioral health services delivery systems policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of state behavioral health individual and agency licensure regulations and requirements.
  • Knowledge of state and local behavioral health resources.
  • Ability to work effectively with others and to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Ability to work under pressure and address events/crises which may develop unexpectedly.

 


EDUCATION/LICENSE/CERTIFICATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • A High School Diploma/GED and four years of relevant experience in a behavioral health setting; OR
  • An associate’s degree and two years of relevant experience in a behavioral health setting; OR
  • A bachelor's degree in the behavioral health field; OR
  • A bachelor's degree in a non-behavioral health field and one year of relevant experience in a behavioral health setting.
  • Clinician II assignments require a bachelor’s degree in the behavioral health field and one year of relevant experience in a behavioral health setting; or a non-behavioral health field bachelor’s degree and two years of relevant experience in a behavioral health setting.
  • Some assignments require an Arizona DPS Class One Fingerprint Clearance Card.
  • Some assignments require a current Arizona Driver License and a current satisfactory 39-month Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
  • Some assignments require Food Safety Certification.
  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Background Check.
  • Minimum 1 year recovery from drugs and/or alcohol.
  • Minimum typing speed of 25 wpm.
  • Possession of, or the ability to obtain, the following:
    • CPR and First Aid certifications;
    • Some assignments require evidence of freedom from infectious pulmonary tuberculosis; and physical exam at hire.
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Clinician I (BHT) - Valley-Wide Locations


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