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Behavioral Science and Human Services

Psychiatric Technicians

Care for individuals with mental or emotional conditions or disabilities, following the instructions of physicians or other health practitioners.

Salary Breakdown

Psychiatric Technicians

Average

$30,090

ANNUAL

$14.47

HOURLY

Entry Level

$24,950

ANNUAL

$12.0

HOURLY

Mid Level

$30,040

ANNUAL

$14.45

HOURLY

Expert Level

$35,130

ANNUAL

$16.89

HOURLY


Program Recommendations

Psychiatric Technicians

Chandler-Gilbert Community College (MCCCD)

Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Psychology

Education

Associate's Degree

Chandler-Gilbert Community College (MCCCD)

Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Counseling and Applied Psychological Science

Education

Associate's Degree

Estrella Mountain Community College (MCCCD)

Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Psychology

Education

Associate's Degree

Estrella Mountain Community College (MCCCD)

Associate in Arts, Emphasis in Counseling and Applied Psychological Science

Education

Associate's Degree

Glendale Community College (MCCCD)

Behavioral Sciences

Education

Associate's Degree

Glendale Community College (MCCCD)

Advanced Behavioral Health Sciences

Education

Associate's Degree


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Psychiatric Technicians

93

Current Available Jobs

2,030

Projected job openings through 2024


Top Expected Tasks

Psychiatric Technicians


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Psychiatric Technicians

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Psychology

KNOWLEDGE

Therapy and Counseling

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

ABILITY

Inductive Reasoning


Job Opportunities

Psychiatric Technicians

  • Patient Care Specialist - Medical Group - Neurology
    HonorHealth    SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85258
     Posted 3 days    

    Overview HonorHealth is looking for a Patient Care Specialist to join the Neurological team located at N. Scottsdale Rd & E. Osborn Rd. This is a large team of 40 members that includes Medical Assistants, Patient Care Specialists, Lead Back Office Coordinator, Reg Sched, (6) Physician providers and (2) RNs. This is a very team oriented and patient driven group that provides services to a patient population that is mostly composed of complex patients with neurological disorders. The ideal candidate must meet the minimum requirements of HS diploma/GED, one (1) year experience in the medical field along with one (1) year in a specialty job or patient care environment with a current BLS card and either CMA or RMA or completion of a Medical Assistant program from an accredited institution. A familiarity with Neurology would be value added in this role but not required. The hours for this position are Monday - Friday; 8a to 5p. HonorHealth is a non-profit, local community healthcare system serving an area of 1.6 million people in the greater Phoenix area. The network encompasses six acute-care hospitals, an extensive medical group, outpatient surgery centers, a cancer care network, clinical research, medical education, a foundation and community services with approximately 12,300 employees, 3,700 affiliated physicians and 3,100 volunteers. HonorHealth was formed by a merger between Scottsdale Healthcare and John C. Lincoln Health Network. HonorHealth’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of those we serve. As a community healthcare system, we have a unique responsibility to keep our facilities as safe as possible to protect our patients and team members. With this in mind, we require all new hires to have received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine before their start date and be scheduled for their second dose. New hires who choose to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine only need one dose to fulfill this requirement. Reasonable accommodations will be considered. Responsibilities Job Summary The Patient Care Coordinator is the main patient contact for results, ordering labs and radiology, monitoring treatments and scheduling procedures. This position requires close communication with the providers and giving accurate information and recommendations to patients in a timely manner. Schedule, obtain insurance authorization and complete paperwork for radiology and lab procedures as necessary. Provide patient all applicable information regarding their procedure/visit. Receive test results and discuss abnormal results with provider and contact patient to review results. Schedule procedures and follow up visits including educating the patient regarding prep, risk and benefits, as applicable. Obtain cardiac clearance where applicable. Review all medications with patients. Ensure all consent, treatment and compliance contracts are signed and in place. Provide information and coordinate education of patients on therapy, procedures, tests and diagnosis. Obtains referral to other specialties as needed. Follow up with patient after procedure/visit to address any problems, concerns or questions regarding the procedure/visit and advise when they will be contacted with results. Communicate any medical problems and concerns to providers and respond back to the patient with provider recommendation. Address all patient contacts with medical needs and discuss with provider as necessary, carry out provider’s recommendations and orders. Maintain records of patient procedures, conversations and other pertinent information in patient charts. Act as liaison between provider, pharmaceutical companies and other physicians/physicians offices as necessary for continued patient care. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Education High School Diploma or GED Required Experience 1 year in a medical office Required 1 year experience in the specialty job posted/patient care and/or medical office Required Licenses and Certifications BLS Required Certified or Registered Medical Assistant OR completion of a Medical Assistant program that meets the BOMEX training guidelines OR completion of a United States Armed Forces medical services training program OR meet necessary guidelines as described in Arizona Board of Medical Examiners Administrative Code, Title 4, Chapter 16, Article 4, Section R4-16-401, paragraphs A and B prior to start date.. Required


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Patient Care Specialist - Medical Group - Gastroenterology - Thompson Peak - $2,000 BONUS AVAILABLE
    HonorHealth    SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85258
     Posted 3 days    

    Overview HonorHealth is looking for a Patient Care Specialist to support our Gastroenterology clinic at Thompson Peak campus located at N 73rd Street & Thompson Peak Pkwy. There are 11 support staff and 6 providers at this location providing services for all gastroenterology needs. In this role you would work directly with assigned provider(s) and well as Medical Assistants, Front Desk and act as the liaison between the patient and provider. We have a growing department with a great team of leaders and support staff! We uphold HonorHealth’s just culture in every situation. This is an amazing group that is dedicated to the success of the organization, but also each individual’s success. The team is very family-oriented and supportive. The ideal candidate must meet the job requirements of a HS diploma/GED, one (1) year medical office experience is required with one (1) year in the specialty job posted/patient care and/or medical office experience along with a current BLS card and either CMA or RAM or completion of a Medical Assistant program that meets the BOMEX guidelines of completion of a United States Armed Forces medical services training program. Specialty experience (gastro, oncology, etc) is preferred. The work hours for this role are Monday - Friday; 8am to 4:30p with no call requirements. Candidates must have one (1) year of MA experience to be eligible for the bonus. HonorHealth is a non-profit, local community healthcare system serving an area of 1.6 million people in the greater Phoenix area. The network encompasses five acute-care hospitals, an extensive medical group, outpatient surgery centers, a cancer care network, clinical research, medical education, a foundation and community services with approximately 12,300 employees, 3,700 affiliated physicians and 3,100 volunteers. HonorHealth was formed by a merger between Scottsdale Healthcare and John C. Lincoln Health Network. HonorHealth’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of those we serve. As a community healthcare system, we have a unique responsibility to keep our facilities as safe as possible to protect our patients and team members. With this in mind, we require all new hires to have received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine before their start date and be scheduled for their second dose. New hires who choose to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine only need one dose to fulfill this requirement. Reasonable accommodations will be considered. Responsibilities Job Summary The Patient Care Coordinator is the main patient contact for results, ordering labs and radiology, monitoring treatments and scheduling procedures. This position requires close communication with the providers and giving accurate information and recommendations to patients in a timely manner. Schedule, obtain insurance authorization and complete paperwork for radiology and lab procedures as necessary. Provide patient all applicable information regarding their procedure/visit. Receive test results and discuss abnormal results with provider and contact patient to review results. Schedule procedures and follow up visits including educating the patient regarding prep, risk and benefits, as applicable. Obtain cardiac clearance where applicable. Review all medications with patients. Ensure all consent, treatment and compliance contracts are signed and in place. Provide information and coordinate education of patients on therapy, procedures, tests and diagnosis. Obtains referral to other specialties as needed. Follow up with patient after procedure/visit to address any problems, concerns or questions regarding the procedure/visit and advise when they will be contacted with results. Communicate any medical problems and concerns to providers and respond back to the patient with provider recommendation. Address all patient contacts with medical needs and discuss with provider as necessary, carry out provider’s recommendations and orders. Maintain records of patient procedures, conversations and other pertinent information in patient charts. Act as liaison between provider, pharmaceutical companies and other physicians/physicians offices as necessary for continued patient care. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Education High School Diploma or GED Required Experience 1 year in a medical office Required 1 year experience in the specialty job posted/patient care and/or medical office Required Licenses and Certifications BLS Required Certified or Registered Medical Assistant OR completion of a Medical Assistant program that meets the BOMEX training guidelines OR completion of a United States Armed Forces medical services training program OR meet necessary guidelines as described in Arizona Board of Medical Examiners Administrative Code, Title 4, Chapter 16, Article 4, Section R4-16-401, paragraphs A and B prior to start date.. Required


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Behavioral Health Technician
    Acadia Healthcare    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 3 days    

    Description

    Come join our team as a Behavioral Health Tech at Sonora Behavioral Health, the Leading Behavioral Health Hospital in Tucson, Arizona. If you are passionate and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of those in need through compassionate therapeutic practices while working in a team environment that supports learning and growth, this position may be right for you! Successful candidates will have a level one fingerprint clearance card and be willing and able to work 12-hour shifts.

    As a BHT at Sonora, you will participate in the development and implementation of patient treatment plans by:

    + Providing care, close supervision, and accurate documentation of patient behavior

    + Maintaining a safety first environment

    + Developing positive relationships with patients and co-workers

    + Following facility policies and procedures and providing crisis intervention as necessary

    + Actively participating in treatment teams

    + Acting as a role model using appropriate de-escalation skills, active listening skills, appropriate tone and voice volume, providing a variety of positive reinforcements, maintaining proper boundaries, and promoting positive peer culture

    One of the most rewarding aspects of working as a Sonora BHT is providing care for patients at their most vulnerable time. You'll have the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance your career!

    Qualifications

    Skills

    Required

    + Oral Communication: Advanced

    Behaviors

    Required

    + Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

    Experience

    Preferred

    + 1 year: Behavioral health experience preferred

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Behavioral Health Technician - Night Shift
    Acadia Healthcare    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 3 days    

    Description

    Come join our team as a Behavioral Health Associate at Sonora! If you are passionate and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of those in need through compassionate therapeutic practices while working in a team environment that supports learning and growth, this position is right for you!

    As a Behavioral Health Associate at Sonora you will participate in the development and implementation of patients' treatment plan by:

    + Providing care and close supervision of facility patients and documenting behavior

    + Developing positive relationships with patients and co-workers

    + Following facility policies and procedures implementing treatment plans and providing crisis intervention as necessary.

    + Actively participant as part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction

    + Act as a role model in using appropriate counseling skills by de-escalating aggression, using active listening skills, using appropriate tone and volume of voice, providing a high frequency and variety of positive reinforcements, maintaining appropriate boundaries, and promoting a positive peer culture.

    One of the most rewarding aspects of working as a Behavioral Health Associate is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career.

    Sonora is the Leading Behavioral Health Hospital in Tucson, Arizona. Successful candidates will demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards patients and recognize that patient safety is a top priority.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    + Demonstrate a sense of urgency related to the importance of patient safety and provide excellent customer services.

    + Ensure the well-being of patients and provide a positive, supportive and structured environment.

    + Responsible for conducting safety checks and ensuring that supervision is conducted at 15 minute intervals, as noted in special precautions, or in accordance with individualized supervision guidelines as needed.

    + Document timely, accurate and appropriate clinical information in patient's medical record.

    + Assist in providing a safe, secure and comfortable environment for patients, significant others and staff.

    + Interact routinely with patients, observe behaviors and communicate significant observations to nursing staff.

    + May oversee or assist patients with activities of daily living, including toileting, bathing, dressing, grooming, oral hygiene, meals, snacks, hydration and changing bed linens.

    + May obtain patient's vital signs, height and weight as assigned and document in patient record.

    + Facilitate patient educational-rehabilitative groups which cover a variety of topics including social skills, coping skills, anger management and independent living skills.

    + Engage patients in activities and interactions designed to encourage achievement of treatment goals.

    + Complete and maintain required documentation. Assist with follow-up and paperwork as required on incidents and events that may take place in the facility.

    Qualifications

    Skills

    Required

    + Oral Communication: Advanced

    Behaviors

    Required

    + Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

    Experience

    Preferred

    + 1 year: Behavioral health experience preferred

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Behavioral Health Technician
    Valleywise Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 4 days    

    Performs a variety of routine activities to provide physical and psychological care to patients that carry a primary or secondary mental health diagnosis. The Behavioral Health Technician I (BHT I) works collaboratively with all members of the treatment team including the patient and family.

    Qualifications:

    Education

    Must meet one of the following combinations of Education and Experience:

    +

    +

    + A high school diploma or GED and one (1) year of full-time experience as a Mental Health Worker in the Valleywise Health Department of Psychiatry of at least above average performance level; OR

    + A high school diploma or GED and two (2) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Any associate degree and 15 months of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + 18 credit hours of post-high school education in a field related to behavioral health and 18 months of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Any other bachelor’s degree and one (1) year of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + A Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to Behavioral Health.

    Experience:

    + Acceptable behavioral health work experience includes providing direct services (counseling, monitoring, conducting recreational activities, transporting etc.) to individuals with a mental disorder, personality disorder or substance use problem gained in a behavioral health, medical, educational or correctional work environment. Prefer a minimum of at least one to two (1-2) years of behavioral health experience as outlined above .

    Specialized Training:

    + + Behavioral Health Areas: Must have Crisis Prevention Intervention Training and if in adult emergency of position start date.

    + Adult ED: Must have Escaping Violent Encounters (EVE) training within three (3) months of position start date.

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months. In addition, the following additional certification(s) will be required based on department assigned:

    + Desert Vista – Unit 2 Adolescent : Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or submit completed application to the Arizona Department of Public Safety within seven days of hire date. Fingerprint clearance cards must remain valid for the entire period of issuance and must be renewed prior to expiration.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Must demonstrate the skills and knowledge to provide behavioral health services to adults over the age of 65, individuals with substance abuse, individuals who are seriously mentally ill, individuals who have co-occurring disorder, and/or individuals who may be victims or perpetrators of domestic violence.

    + Requires basic computer word processing skills (e.g. formatting, editing, printing, composing email, internet searches, etc.) to be able to successfully navigate through an electronic medical record using a computer.

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

    + Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-306 CHAPTER 10 of the Dept. of Health Services, personnel must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and licensed or certified under A.R.S. Title 32, and providing services within the personnel member’s scope of practice.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Behavioral Health Technician II
    Valleywise Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 4 days    

    Under the direction of the Nurse Manager, this position provides age-specific care for behavioral health inpatients in collaboration with physicians, nurses, social workers and other disciplines. Under the general supervision of a Registered Nurse, performs patient related tasks to include: direct patient care, vital signs (manual), EKG, phlebotomy, Accucheck, clinical procedures, and other tasks as assigned. Serves as a preceptor for new Behavioral Health Technicians and Mental Health Workers in the Department of Psychiatry. The BHT II will also communicate patient needs and observed/reported changes in patient condition to supervising Nurse or Physician while documenting all interactions in patient’s medical record.

    Qualifications:

    Education:

    Must meet one of the following combinations of Education and Experience:

    + A high school diploma or GED and four (4) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + A Basic Behavioral Health Sciences certificate and three (3) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Any Associates Degree and three (3) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + A Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to Behavioral Health and 18 months of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Any other bachelor’s degree and two and a half (2.5) years of full-time behavioral health work experience;

    Experience:

    + Acceptable behavioral health work experience includes providing direct services (counseling, monitoring, conducting recreational activities, transporting etc.) to individuals with a mental disorder, personality disorder or substance use problem gained in a behavioral health, medical, educational or correctional work environment.

    Specialized Training:

    + Must have CPI, EKG, Accucheck, and manual vital signs training within three months of position start date. After being hired into or internally promoted to BHT II, it is expected that you will attend phlebotomy training, and maintain competency.

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Requires BLS issued by the American Heart Association upon hire.

    + Valleywise Behavioral Health Center-Mesa – Unit 2 Adolescent: Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or submit completed application to the Arizona Department of Public Safety within seven days of transfer date.

    + Fingerprint clearance cards must remain valid for the entire period of issuance and must be renewed prior to expiration.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Must demonstrate the skills and knowledge to provide behavioral health services to adults and adolescents, individuals with substance abuse, individuals who are seriously mentally ill, individuals who have co-occurring disorder(s), and/or individuals who may be victims or perpetrators of domestic violence.

    + Requires basic computer word processing skills (e.g. formatting, editing, printing, composing email, etc.) to be able to successfully navigate through an electronic medical record using a computer.

    + Requires the ability to read, write, and speak effectively in English.

    + Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-306 CHAPTER 10 of the Dept. of Health Services, personnel must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and licensed or certified under A.R.S. Title 32, and providing services within the personnel member’s scope of practice.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Behavioral Health Technician (Float)
    Valleywise Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 4 days    

    Based out of the Staffing Office, the BHT floats to various departments within Valleywise Health performing a variety of routine activities to provide physical and psychological care to patients in the psychiatry department. The patient population carries a primary mental health diagnosis and is 18 years of age or older. The BHT works collaboratively with all members of the treatment team including the patient and family. The BHT is a vital component to the therapeutic milieu.

    Qualifications:

    Education :

    Must meet one of the following combinations of Education and Experience:

    + A Bachelor's Degree in a field related to Behavioral Health; OR

    + Any other Bachelor's Degree and one (1) year of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Any Associates Degree and two (2) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Eighteen (18) credit hours of post-high school education in a field related to behavioral health and two (2) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + A high school diploma or GED and four (4) years of full-time behavioral health work experience.

    Experience:

    + Must have least one (1) year of behavioral health experience and must be able to float to various departments in the psychiatric or medical center. Acceptable behavioral health work experience includes providing direct services (counseling, monitoring, conducting recreational activities, transporting etc.) to individuals with a mental disorder, personality disorder or substance use problem gained in a behavioral health, medical, educational or correctional work environment.

    + For positions based out of the Behavioral Health Staffing Office employees must be able to float to both facilities (Desert Vista-Mesa and Psych Annex-Phoenix) for which approved competencies must be demonstrated.

    Specialized Training:

    + M ust have Crisis Prevention and Intervention Training.

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approv ed American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months. In addition, the following additional certification(s) will be required based on department assigned:

    + Desert Vista – Unit 2 Adolescent : Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or submit completed application to the Arizona Department of Public Safety within seven days of hire date. Fingerprint clearance cards must remain valid for the entire period of issuance and must be renewed prior to expiration.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Must be able to meet the conditions as stated in the employment agreement.

    + Must demonstrate the skills and knowledge to provide behavioral health services to adults over the age of 65, individuals with substance abuse, individuals who are seriously mentally ill, individuals who have co-occurring disorder, and/or individuals who may be victims or perpetrators of domestic violence.

    + Requires basic computer word processing skills (e.g. formatting, editing, printing, composing email, internet searches, etc.) to be able to successfully navigate through an electronic medical record using a computer.

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

    + Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-306 CHAPTER 10 of the Dept. of Health Services, personnel must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and licensed or certified under A.R.S. Title 32, and providing services within the personnel member’s scope of practice.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Behavioral Health Technician
    Valleywise Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 4 days    

    Performs a variety of routine activities to provide physical and psychological care to patients that carry a primary or secondary mental health diagnosis. The Behavioral Health Technician I (BHT I) works collaboratively with all members of the treatment team including the patient and family.

    Qualifications:

    Education

    Must meet one of the following combinations of Education and Experience:

    +

    +

    + A high school diploma or GED and one (1) year of full-time experience as a Mental Health Worker in the Valleywise Health Department of Psychiatry of at least above average performance level; OR

    + A high school diploma or GED and two (2) years of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Any associate degree and 15 months of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + 18 credit hours of post-high school education in a field related to behavioral health and 18 months of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + Any other bachelor’s degree and one (1) year of full-time behavioral health work experience; OR

    + A Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to Behavioral Health.

    Experience:

    + Acceptable behavioral health work experience includes providing direct services (counseling, monitoring, conducting recreational activities, transporting etc.) to individuals with a mental disorder, personality disorder or substance use problem gained in a behavioral health, medical, educational or correctional work environment. Prefer a minimum of at least one to two (1-2) years of behavioral health experience as outlined above .

    Specialized Training:

    + + Behavioral Health Areas: Must have Crisis Prevention Intervention Training and if in adult emergency of position start date.

    + Adult ED: Must have Escaping Violent Encounters (EVE) training within three (3) months of position start date.

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months. In addition, the following additional certification(s) will be required based on department assigned:

    + Desert Vista – Unit 2 Adolescent : Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or submit completed application to the Arizona Department of Public Safety within seven days of hire date. Fingerprint clearance cards must remain valid for the entire period of issuance and must be renewed prior to expiration.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Must demonstrate the skills and knowledge to provide behavioral health services to adults over the age of 65, individuals with substance abuse, individuals who are seriously mentally ill, individuals who have co-occurring disorder, and/or individuals who may be victims or perpetrators of domestic violence.

    + Requires basic computer word processing skills (e.g. formatting, editing, printing, composing email, internet searches, etc.) to be able to successfully navigate through an electronic medical record using a computer.

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

    + Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-306 CHAPTER 10 of the Dept. of Health Services, personnel must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and licensed or certified under A.R.S. Title 32, and providing services within the personnel member’s scope of practice.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Crisis Specialist 40-hours - Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) Sign-On Bonus!
    TERROS, Inc.    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 4 days    

    Overview

    Terros Health is pleased to share an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Crisis Specialist 40-hour (Behavioral Health Technician), at our Phoenix location.

    Terros Health’s Crisis M obile Te am provides behavioral health, prevention, education, crisis intervention, and crisis stabilization services. They serve children, adolescents, adults, senior adults and families as well as schools, neighborhoods, organizations and businesses by providing phone, walk-in and in-home crisis counseling to clients to facilitate immediate stabilization of emotions and behavior. 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 five 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.

    If you are interested in working for one of the State's Leading Healthcare Organizations that promotesIntegrity,Compassion, andEmpowerment, we encourage you to apply!

    Terros Health: Extraordinary Care. Empowered People. Exceptional Outcomes.

    Recently awarded among Arizona’s Most Admired Companies in 2020 by AZ Big Media

    Responsibilities

    New Grads Welcome!

    If you just received your degree in the behavioral health field, and need experience - We will train!

    Terros Health (http://www.terroshealth.org) is now hiring for a Crisis Specialist.

    Full-Time Employment

    Schedule: 4 - 10 hour shifts

    Saturday - Tuesday 10pm - 8am

    3rd shift (Overnight)!

    **NEW Competitive Compensation! **

    *** New Hire Sign On Bonus: $500 if not licensed***

    ***$1,000 if licensed (cannot be a temporary license).***

    (Evening and Weekend shift differentials available)

    Bilingual in Spanish is a PLUS (Additional Language Differential is Available)

    As part of the mobile crisis team, the mobile Crisis Specialist responds on-site to crisis calls that cannot be resolved by the Crisis Call Center telephonically. The crisis specialist utilize best practices in crisis intervention to respond and support individuals and families in crisis.

    + Will be asked to a ssess risk, effectively engage with clients, develop plans and follow-up as needed

    + Work effectively and respectfully with clients, families, schools, first responders and all others involved

    + Focus of care will be with the seriously mentally ill, children/ adolescents and family interventions.

    + Is able to assess and stabilize different ages and stages of development/lifespan and different cultural backgrounds and experiences.

    + Makes appropriate referrals to other agencies and/ or long-term counseling when appropriate.

    + Demonstrates flexibility and adapts well to change.

    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

    Qualifications

    + GED/High school diploma with a minimum of 3 years of behavioral health (BH) experience or

    + Associate degree in the BH field (e.g., Psychology, Social Work, Counseling) , or bachelor’s degree in BH field, or

    + A bachelor's degree (not in the field of behavioral health) and 1 year of behavioral health experience, or

    + A master's degree or higher in the field of behavioral health, Arizona BH licensure (e.g. licensed social worker, licensed counselor, licensed marriage and family therapist)

    + Must have or obtain a valid Arizona Driver License, be (21 years of age) with a minimum 4 years driving experience. Must meet requirements of Terros 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

    COVID 19 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.

    Job LocationsUS-AZ-Phoenix

    Job ID 2021-6138

    # of Openings 1

    Category Behavioral Health/Social Work

    Program Crisis Mobile

    Weekly Hours 40


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Behavioral Health Technician - CCBHC - 27th Ave.
    TERROS, Inc.    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 4 days    

    Overview

    Terros Health is pleased to share an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a Full-Time Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) working at our 27th Avenue location . Reporting to the Program 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. You will need to be professional, friendly, a self-starter, organized, and compassionate. Position work is Monday - Friday (8am-4pm).

    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

    Responsibilities

    Behavioral Health Technician for Bridging the Gap – Re-Entry program provides direct care services: intakes, assessments, and coordinates linkages into necessary community services and connections to providers. The BHT 3 coordinates member referrals, provides case management services as needed, completes tasks that require serving the members who are enrolled in the Bridging the Gap Re-Entry /TIP Justice program; liaises with other Program staff, Program Supervisor, Director and medical records staff. The BHT 3 delivers health and wellness and recovery-oriented services to members.

    Terros Health (http://www.terroshealth.org) is hiring a Behavioral Health Technician 3 for our Bridging the Gap (BTG) Re-Entry Program, in Phoenix, AZ.

    High School Diploma or GED, As Well as a Combination of Behavioral Health Education and Work Experience Totaling a Minimum of Three (3) years;

    OR an Associate’s Degree in Any Field, Plus Two Years of Work Experience in a Behavioral Health Service Delivery

    Bachelor’s degree with 1 year experience or Master’s degree in related behavioral health field.

    Full-Time, Employed

    Monday - Friday, 8am -4pm

    Offering Excellent Salary

    Full Benefits, Including 401K and Generous PTO/PST (4+ weeks)

    Behavioral Health Technician Duties Include:

    + Direct face to face community-based services to assist client’s re-entering into the community from jail and prison. Ensures linkage into community services and resources.

    + Offers in-reach into jail, prison, sober living housing and treatment programs for the purpose of engaging member into BTG Re-Entry / TIP services.

    + Orients potential clients to the BTG Re-Entry/TIP program.

    + Provides transportation for members as appropriate and as medically necessary, and determined by the Re-Entry/ TIP team.

    + Ensures ongoing collaboration, including the communication of appropriate clinical information with other involved parties as appropriate.

    + Offers direct care wellness management and recovery strategies using strength-based engagement and psycho-social/educational /rehabilitation services.

    + Ability to facilitate Out Patient Groups

    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

    Qualifications

    + High School Diploma or GED, as well as a combination of behavioral health education and work experience totaling a minimum of three (3) years; or an Associate’s degree in any field, plus two years of work experience in a behavioral health service delivery.

    + Bachelor’s degree with 1 year experience or Master’s degree in related behavioral health field.

    + Customer service skills, excellent oral and written communication skills.

    + Ability to work independently, with flexibility, and within prescribed deadlines.

    + Proficiency with computer-based systems including electronic health records, Microsoft Outlook, and other Microsoft Office products.

    + Must have or obtain a valid Arizona Driver License, be 22 years of age with a minimum 3 years driving experience. Must meet requirements of Terros 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 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.

    COVID 19 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/

    Job LocationsUS-AZ-Phoenix

    Job ID 2021-6130

    # of Openings 2

    Category Behavioral Health/Social Work

    Program Bridging the Gap

    Weekly Hours 40


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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