INTAKE ASSESSOR

Valle del Sol - Phoenix, AZ (30+ days ago)


Join Valle del Sol in our commitment to provide quality, culturally sensitive integrated primary care and behavioral health services to adults, children and adolescents in need. Valle del Sol offers a diverse work environment, competitive pay and benefits, and the opportunity for advancement.

We are looking for a talented individual with experience doing Intake Assessments and Diagnosing to work in our new Fast Track walk-in process.

The Assessor is responsible for the professional and accurate completion of the ADHS mandated comprehensive assessment packet. This includes meeting with the patient, and their guardian if applicable, establishing rapport with all individuals present and gathering confidential information in an efficacious and professional manner. He/she must be able to listen effectively and based on clinical knowledge and client data be able to determine a preliminary diagnosis for the patient which will act as the basis of the Integrated BH service plan. In addition to the ISP, the assessor must also be capable of completing the Mental Status Exam, the Crisis Plan, the Risk Assessment, the Strength and Culture Discovery and the Overall impressions. He/she must also follow the Admissions and Assessment procedure, which will follow a “fast track” walk-in process, must be capable of explaining the Child and Family Team process to clients and families, and must be able to present the introductory CFT paperwork to the family at the end of the assessment process.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in behavioral health (B.H.) related field; or
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in non-BH related field AND 1 year of BH work experience; or
  • Must have the skills and knowledge necessary to provide the behavioral health services that the agency is authorized to provide and to meet the unique needs of consumer populations served by the agency, including children and meet OBHL requirements for a Behavioral Health Technician (BHT).
  • Must be credentialed as a BHT within 90 days of hire.
  • Must be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge and understanding of human behavior and counseling theories.
  • Must have good skills in both verbal and written communications.
  • Must possess organizational and time management skills.
  • Culturally sensitive.
  • Knowledge of Windows environment and/or Electronic Health Records systems.
  • TB test
  • CPI (Crisis Prevention Institute) trained or the ability to be trained within 90 days of hire date.
  • Must have or able to obtain valid Fingerprint Clearance Card.
  • Must possess reliable transportation, valid driver's license, and proof of auto insurance.
  • Must maintain current CPR/1st Aid certification.

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Experience working with poverty-level families and drug awareness.
  • Ability to be firm and consistent with clients and staff.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL/ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Physical: Sitting for long periods of time.
  • Mental: Ability to deal with emotional and/or stressful situations.
  • Environmental: Work is performed in an office/clinic setting.

BENEFITS

Valle del Sol is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer competitive salaries, opportunities for Training and Advancement, excellent Employee Benefits such as paid time off, paid sick leave, and paid holidays, healthcare, dental, vision, 401k, employee assistance program, voluntary products through AFLAC, company provided life insurance, and company provided short & long term disability.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $39,520.00 /year

Experience:

  • Assessor: 1 year

Education:

  • Bachelor's