TERROS, Inc. Assessment Clinician Families F.I.R.S.T - 27th Avenue Health Center in Phoenix, Arizona
Terros Health is pleased to share an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a Licensed Assessment Clinician working at our 27th Avenue Health Center location . Reporting to the Clinical Site Manager, the ideal individual is flexible, compassionate and professional. If you enjoy working with individuals during some of the most vulnerable times of their lives this may be just the opportunity you’ve been seeking.
We are a healthcare company focused on the whole person, providing primary care and specializing in mental health and substance use treatment for the last 50 years. We help people live their lives in recovery and we save lives every day. Our overall goals of the Outpatient program include achievement of a state of recovery, improved quality of life, and improved integration within community and family resources and supports.
Terros Health is a healthcare organization of caring people, guided by our core values of integrity, compassion and empowerment. For more than four decades, 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.
Recently awarded among Arizona’s Most Admired Companies in 2020
Terros Health (http://www.terroshealth.org) is hiring a Licensed Assessment Clinician for our 27th Avenue Health Center in Phoenix, AZ.
Experience Treating Co-Occurring Disorders Preferred
Behavioral Health Experience Preferred, New Grads Considered
Maintains Arizona Arizona License: LCSW, LPC, LISAC, LMSW, LAC, LASAC or LMFT in Good Standing
Master’s degree, i.e., MA, MC, MSW, in a Behavioral Health Field
*NEW Competitive Compensation! *
Full Benefits, Including 401K and Generous PTO/PST (4+ weeks)
AZ Licensure Reimbursed When Renewed as a TH Employee (According to Policy)
The Arizona Families F.I.R.S.T. (AFF) Assessment Clinician works closely with the Department of Child Safety (DCS) Specialist, the Terros Health Service Team, and other collateral community contacts to engage AFF referred clients. The engagement process includes conducting a comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment in order to determine the diagnosis and individual treatment needs of the client. The AFF Assessment Clinician may complete assessments for AFF clients referred from any of the Terros Health-contracted regions, including Maricopa East, Maricopa West, Northern and Southern regions. The AFF Assessment Clinician participates in the development of the Service Plan through the service team format, which strives to effectively meet the patient’s/family’s needs and aims to result in improve health outcomes. This position is responsible for providing evidence-based, therapeutic interventions which may include outpatient counseling services for adults, children, adolescents, families, couples and groups. The position reports to the Clinical Site Manager.
Assessment Clinician Duties Include:
Prior to the assessment, reviews the DCS referral and supplemental documents to gain insight about the family system from DCS’ perspective, including prior treatment attempts, child safety threats related to substance use, and other barriers to reunification.
Conducts a comprehensive biopsychosocial and ASAM Criteria® assessment to identify whether the patient requires treatment, and if so, the treatment level of care and supportive services necessary to meet the patient’s needs.
Requests additional information from the referring DCS/DES Specialist if the determination from the assessment is that substance use disorder treatment is not recommended.
Coordinates with the Care Coordinator to make referral to an appropriate facility, should the ASAM Criteria® assessment indicates a need for stabilization services (medical detoxification).
Completes care coordination activities as needed with other entities to ensure individual client needs are identified, included in the assessment, and addressed in the Service Plan.
Achieves designated performance measures, health quality measures, health outcomes, related to the Triple Aim framework.
Terros Health offers an excellent benefit package including, but not limited to:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Group life and disability insurance
Employer matched 401(k)
Generous PTO/paid sick leave (4+ weeks in year 1)
Wellness and employee assistance plan
Apply with your resume atwww.terroshealth.org
Must possess a Master’s degree,in a behavioral health field(e.g., Psychology, Social Work, Counseling) ,
Arizona behavioral health license (other than LBSW) or eligible for Arizona license from Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners.
Must have ability to perform first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation as necessary and appropriate.
Knowledge in use of Electronic Health Record. NextGen a plus.
Experience working with diverse populations and bilingual desired.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Must pass background check in accordance with Terros Health and DCS requirements which includes, but is not limited to, no restraining orders within the last 10 years.
Must pass DCS Central Registry check without any disqualifying events.
Must have valid Arizona driver’s license, be 22 years of age with minimum 3 years driving experience and meet requirements of Terros Health’s driving policy
Must have a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card or apply for an Arizona fingerprint clearance card (Level 1) within 7 working days of assuming role.
Must pass a TB Test.
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.
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/
Job ID 2021-5428
of Openings 1
Category Behavioral Health/Social Work
Weekly Hours 40