LINES OF AUTHORITY: This position is supervised by the Program-relevant Clinical Site Supervisor and/or Clinical Director. This position does not supervise any personnel; however, the position requires participation in peer review activities. The position may function in any of the Clinical Departments providing services to either children or eligible adults.
POSITION SUMMARY: The BHT may provide multiple services to clients and families, including, but not limited to Child and Family Team/Adult and Family Team development and facilitation, Case Management, Life Skills Training, Family Support, Health Education and Counseling. This may include provision of supportive services to medication-only clients. This position will be expected to maintain an acceptable level of productivity as measured by billable hours/service value. If counseling services are to be provided, they must be done under the direct clinical oversight of a Behavioral Health Professional.
Frequent interaction with clients and their family /support.
Interfaces with peers, clinical team members and supervisors, and internal /external customers and stakeholders.
Collaborates with community resources/referral agencies.
Qualifications and Experience
A Bachelor's Degree in Behavioral Health Field OR
An Associate's degree with at least two years of full-time work experience providing behavioral health services OR
A High School Diploma or GED with
18 credit hours of post-high school education in a field related to behavioral health complete no more than four years before the date of hire and two years of work experience providing behavioral health services
Four years of full time work experience providing behavioral health services
Valid AZ driver's license and proof of insurance
Arizona fingerprint clearance or ability to obtain
21 yrs. of age or older
Certified in CPR and First Aid
Experience working with clients with complex emotional needs
Knowledge of community resources available, including benefits and entitlement process, as well as an understanding of managed care.
Understanding of client/family-centered care model
Basic skills: strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to facilitate a team or group.
Complex problem-solving skills including conflict resolution skills.
Technical skills including windows computer program, copier, fax.
Resource management and organizational skills.
Safely performs the physical techniques of non-violent crisis intervention
REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS
Persons conducting assessments and/or providing treatment to special populations are able, through training and experience as well as through agency-specific observation or testing of performance to demonstrate competency in the following areas:
Staff responsible for providing services to chemically dependent members have appropriate training, education, and experience, and demonstrate competency.
Staff must be able to gather and assess information about:
The relationship of each member's physical status to the dependence.
The nature of the emotional compulsion to use alcohol and/or other drugs.
The intensity of the member's preoccupation with using alcohol/and/or other drugs.
Staff must also demonstrate competency in their ability to:
Interpret information about a member's use of alcohol and/or other drugs.
Develop a written summary and/or treatment plan based on member's problems and needs;
Provide appropriate services.
CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Staff responsible for providing services to child and adolescent members have appropriate training, education, and experience, and demonstrate competency.
Staff demonstrated knowledge of growth and development of children and adolescents.
Staff demonstrates their ability to develop treatment plans and services based on member's problem and needs.
Staff demonstrates knowledge and skill in working with family systems.
SERIOUSLY MENTALLY ILL
Staff responsiblefor providing services to seriously mentally ill members have appropriate training, education, and experience, and demonstrate competency.
Staff has knowledge and ability to gather and interpret information about seriously mentally ill people.
Staff understands the member's needs and the range, intensity, and duration of care, habilitation and rehabilitation required.
Staff responsible for providing services to members with intellectual disabilities have appropriate training, education, and experience, and demonstrate competency.
Staff has knowledge and ability to gather and interpret information about a member with an intellectual disability.
Staff understands the member's needs and the range, intensity, and duration of care, habilitation or rehabilitation required.
Able to cope with emotional demands as they arise
Able to sit for extended periods of time
Able to hear ordinary conversation and phone communications
Computer, typewriter, printer, fax, copy machine and company vehicles.
Air conditioned and/or heated office settings and client's home.
Mohave Mental Health Clinic, Inc., will provide reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities, unless it would cause undue hardship. We define reasonable accommodation as any change in the work environment or in the way a job is performed that enables a person with a disability to enjoy equal employment opportunities. We will make a good faith effort to list any special requirements in our job descriptions.