Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in peoples lives in your community by providing treatment for behavioral health and substance abuse? Do you possess a Masters degree in Substance use or Mental Health Counseling? Are you licensed as a LPC, LISAC, LMSW, LCSW, LMFT? If so, we have an exciting full-time opportunity for you. As a Clinician II, you will conduct client substance abuse and mental health intakes, screenings and assessments. You will develop client treatment plans, coordinate client treatment services and track, record and report client progress. You will also serve as a representative of TASC in court hearings.
We offer competitive pay, excellent health-care benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), paid holidays, telemedicine and so much more.
Conducts clinical assessments of client substance use/abuse and mental health issues, develops treatment plans.
Plans and carries out individual, family and group counseling treatment.
Performs case management tasks necessary to scheduling and conducting interviews, determining client program eligibility, screening of clients, client intakes and tracking/recording and reporting on client progress.
Maintains accurate and complete records of clients on caseload.
Schedules and/or attends upon request/subpoena court hearings and other meetings with other individuals/organizations relative to the client's treatment.
Attends scheduled clinical supervision conferences and counseling meetings for information exchange, case reviews and client treatment.
Assists immediate supervisor in performance of delegated, special assignment duties.
Master’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Clinical Social Work, or Justice Studies with focus on clinical counseling.
Two years of fulltime direct practice experience in working with criminal justice/substance-abuse/mental- health population. One year of direct treatment counseling preferred.
Must possess an Arizona State Licensure (e.g., LPC, LISAC, LMSW, LCSW, LMFT).
Knowledge of substance abuse and mental health counseling theory and techniques.
Ability to effectively use DSM V terminology and full Axis I -V diagnosis.
Must be able to work weekends and evenings. Schedule is Tuesday through Saturday.
Must be able to demonstrate good writing and verbal communication skills.
Must be able to effectively communicate to a variety of treatment and criminal justice professionals, in order to effectively coordinate the client’s care.
Must be able to competently demonstrate individual, family and group therapeutic skills.
Must be able to demonstrate competent assessment skills.
Must be able to integrate knowledge of substance abuse and mental health treatment into effective therapeutic practice on both an individual and group basis.
Must be able to utilize a variety of theoretical and treatment techniques in providing counseling and treatment to substance involved individuals including those involved in the justice system.
Must be able to perform a variety of case management tasks and duties within the framework of stated TASC programs and agency policy and procedures.
Must be able to demonstrate the ability to work effectively with diverse populations with co-occurring diagnoses.
Must be willing to work flexible hours
Must pass criminal background check and must pass urinalysis drug screen.
Must be able to obtain a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card.
Must be authorized to work for any U.S. employer.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to lift from floor to waist up to 20 pounds.
Must be able to read, write, and communicate fluently in English.
Must be able to give and receive verbal and written instructions.
Must possess the ability to utilize visual and auditory senses to complete all job duties as assigned.
Must be able to work in a typical office and healthcare environment.
Clinician II Competencies
Communication Clearly conveys and receives information through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience, helps them understand and retain the message and invites response and feedback. Effectively manages unit meetings to communicate organizational values and employ learning opportunities while able to quickly “think on their feet.” Keeps others informed as appropriate. Demonstrates good written, oral, presentation and listening skills.
Cultural Competence Cultivates opportunities through diverse people; respects and relates well to people from varied backgrounds, understands diverse worldviews, and is sensitive to group differences; sees diversity as an opportunity, challenges bias and intolerance.
Teamwork: Participates as an active and contributing member of the team to achieve team goals. Works cooperatively with other team members, involves others, shares information as appropriate, and shares credit for team accomplishments.
Ethics: Acts and understands importance of adherence to laws, regulations and policies that governs one’s work and/or geographical area, demonstrates good moral character by conveying care for others, being honest, fair and acting with integrity, follows the ethic codes of one’s profession and the organization, conveys importance of improving lives and the community and behaves in a manner that is respectful, positive and avoids doing harm.
Manages Work Shows ability to plan, schedule, and direct work of self and others; balances task requirements and individual abilities; organizes materials to accomplish tasks; sets challenging yet achievable goals for self and others.
Quality Orientation Monitors and checks work to meet quality standards; demonstrates a high level of care and thoroughness; checks work to ensure completeness and accuracy.
Professional/Technical Knowledge and Skills Possesses acquires and maintains the professional/technical expertise required to do the job effectively and to create staff/client/customer solutions. Technical/professional expertise is demonstrated through problem solving, applying professional judgement, and competent performance.