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CARE Unit Lead Clinician - Licensed $2,000 and up Sign on bonus!- Flagstaff

Company: Terros Health
Location: Flagstaff
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

CARE Unit (Crisis Alternative Response) Lead Clinician - Licensed (40 hour) $2,000 and up Sign on bonus!- Flagstaff

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Behavioral Health/Social Work


Crisis Mobile

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Terros Health is pleased to share an exciting and New Opportunity for a CARE Unit (Crisis Alternative Response) Lead Clinician - Licensed (40 hour) position, at our Flagstaff location. As part of the Flagstaff Alternative Response Team (ART), the ART Crisis Lead Clinician responds, along with a Flagstaff Fire Department EMT, to individuals experiencing a mental health or substance use concern, via the Flagstaff 911 Dispatch Center. The individual will need to be professional, friendly, a self-starter, organized, and compassionate. Terros Health is a healthcare organization of caring people, guided by our core values of integrity, compassion and empowerment. For more than 50 years, the heart of everything we do is inspiring change for life. We help people manage addiction and mental illness, provide primary medical care, restore families, support our veterans, and connect individuals to the care they need. If you are interested in working for one of the State's Leading Healthcare Organizations that promotes Integrity, Compassion, and Empowerment, we encourage you to apply! Recently awarded among Arizona's Most Admired Companies in 2022


We are currently hiring for a Crisis Alternative Response Lead Clinician - Licensed Full-Time Employment (40 hours) New Hire Sign On Bonus: $2,000 if not licensed $3,000 to $5,000 if licensed (cannot be a temporary license) Arizona License: LCSW, LPC, LISAC, LMSW, LAC, LASAC or LMFT, in Good Standing - Highly Preferred Bilingual in Spanish is a PLUS (Additional Language Differential is Available) This position has a dual role: First, as part of the Flagstaff Alternative Response Team, the Lead Crisis Clinician responds, along with a Flagstaff Fire Department EMT, to individuals experiencing a mental health or substance use concern, via the Flagstaff 911 Dispatch Center. Utilizing best practices in crisis intervention, the Lead Crisis Clinician responds to and supports individuals and families in crisis. Second, the Lead Crisis Clinician engages in clinical, administrative, and oversight tasks that are necessary for the Alternative Response Team to operate in compliance with contractual commitments and State and National standards. Your duties would include but are not limited to:

  • Engages in mobile crisis response, brief psychotherapeutic intervention, and immediate treatment/safety planning in a variety of settings including but not limited to public areas, individual residences, and businesses.
  • Supports the Northern Arizona Director and Managers in providing clinical and administrative oversight of BHT level staff, including clinical review of documentation.
  • Fulfills a key role in staff training and development which includes clinical training such as triage screening, assessment, de-escalation and resolution, peer intervention, coordination with medical and behavioral health professionals, crisis planning, and follow-up.
  • Performs clinical documentation review, training, feedback on corrections and support for department staff. This includes training staff on use of Electronic Health Record (EHR), and ensuring documentation is complete, accurate, and entered in a timely manner.
  • Engages in the on-call consultations with Crisis team members who are on-scene with clients
  • Serves as a main interface between the Terros Health Crisis Department and Flagstaff Fire and 911 Dispatch Center.
  • Works effectively and respectfully with clients, fire department personnel and other first responders, families, health professionals, and all partners involved.
  • Supports psychiatric hospital placements by providing coordination, planning and facilitation with hospital staff.
  • Collaborates with the Manager/Director in managing the Terros Health Alternative Response Team schedule.
  • Participates and represents Terros Health in community and stakeholder events including public speaking forums, to inform the general public as well as local, statewide and national organizations about the Alternative Response services. Terros Health offers an excellent benefit package including, but not limited to: Benefits & Wellness
    • Multiple medical plans - including a no premium plan for employees and their families
    • Multiple dental plans - including orthodontia
    • Financial well-being - 401(k) with a company match, interest free medical line of credit, financial education, planning, and support
    • 4 Weeks of paid time off in the first year
    • Wellness program
    • Child Care Support Program
    • Pet Insurance
    • Group life and disability insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program for the Whole Family
    • Personal and family mental and physical health access
    • Professional growth & development - including scholarships, clinical supervision, and CEUs
    • Employee perks and discounts
    • Gym memberships
    • Tuition at GCU and University of Phoenix
    • Car rentals


      Mobile Crisis work experience is preferred
      • Master's degree or higher in the field of behavioral health (e.g. Psychology, Social Work, Counseling)
      • Arizona Behavioral Health licensure, or ability to obtain licensure within four (4) months.
      • Preferred- One year of experience practicing in one of the licenses listed below.
      • Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (LAMFT)
      • Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC)
      • Licensed Associate Substance Abuse Counselor (LASAC)
      • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
      • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
      • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners
      • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) by the Arizona State Board of Behavioral Health Examiners
      • Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor (LISAC) by the Arizona State Board of Behavioral Health Examiners
      • Must be able to work well and tactfully with individuals and groups.
      • Must have valid Arizona driver's license, be 21 years of age with minimum 4 years driving experience and meet requirements of Terros Health's driving policy.
      • Must have a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card (Level 1) or apply for an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card within 7 working days of employment.
      • Must have the ability to perform first aid, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation as necessary and appropriate.
      • Operate a vehicle safely at various times of day/night depending upon hours worked.
      • Normal vision needed with or without correction. Requires both near and far acuity.
      • Normal hearing needed. To do this work the individual must discriminate among similar sounds in environments with a great deal of background noise.
      • Ability to perform physical demands associated with this role. Physical demands of this position are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. COVID19 Precautions:Terros Health remains open for all our patients' health and wellness needs. We have put in place many protocols to protect our employees and patients and to create a safe work environment. Visit our website to learn more: https://www.terroshealth.org/covid-19/ At Terros Health we care about the safety of our employees and patients. We now require all new employees have the COVID 19 vaccine prior to establishing employment. This represents our commitment to stopping the spread of this disease and protecting our community. Thank you for helping to protect our employees and patients.

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