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Licensed Clinician

at PSA Behavioral Health Agency

Posted: 4/12/2019
Job Reference #: 1017001
Keywords: clinical

Job Description

About Us: 

At our core, we are a resiliency-building company. Join our team and be a part of our purpose, to unleash our employees and participants to create a resilient world, one person at a time. We don’t just say this - it truly is at the forefront of everything we do. We can’t possibly make such an impact on the world without inspired and resilient teams.

We offer competitive pay and benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance options for you and your family, as well as insurance for your beloved pets
  • Generous time off benefits (13 holidays, paid birthday, PTO and Reserved Sick Leave)
  • Retirement (403b) contributions
  • Learning + development opportunities
  •  Health Promotion 



  • Provides comprehensive assessment, evaluation, diagnostic and treatment services to all assigned clients including individual, group, and family therapy.
  • Develops, implements, maintains, and updates treatment plans for all clients in compliance with Agency, licensing, and payor standards.
  • Acts as a consultant to the Clinical Team to support therapeutic progress of the clients receiving treatment services.
  • Meets or exceeds all Agency, state, and payor guidelines for timely and accurate completion of service and therapeutic documentation.  
  • Tracks RBHA incentive measures in collaboration with Executive Director and Clinical Director.
  • Ensures accurate Red Cap data entry and reporting protocols for First-Episode Psychosis (FEP) clients receiving the Breitborde Intervention Model.
  • Assigns Family Support Partner and Peer Support Partners caseloads as clinically appropriate and in collaboration with the service provider and Clinical Director.
  • Acts as a liaison with referral sources and other community agencies on behalf of the client, family, and Agency as a whole.
  • Participates on Child and Family, Outpatient or ACT teams in accordance with Agency, state, and payor guidelines.
  • Assists in actively assessing  work area for non-compliance issues and notifies Clinical Director, Director of Operations, or Executive Director in a timely manner to ensure follow up and compliance with all Agency, state, and payor protocols and guidelines.
  • Completes all required documentation and billing requirements accurately and in the time frames required by the Agency, state, or payor policies and guidelines.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

 Job Summary

Provide direct services and participate in the coordination of behavioral health rehabilitation services for clients enrolled in PSA Programs. Incumbent must be able to exercise discretion and independent judgment.


Essential Functions

  •  Conduct and document individual initial and ongoing Individual assessments.
  •  Develop individualized treatment plans in coordination with clients' clinical teams and individual service plans.
  •  Plan, organize and conduct therapy, social, recreation and/or support groups as assigned by supervisors.
  •  Conduct individual and family treatment sessions, as appropriate to client treatment plans.
  •  Provide emergency face to face counseling and/or crisis intervention as needed to avert or in response to client relapse.
  •  Develop and maintain effective working relationships with community agencies, case managers and clinical teams.
  •  Participate in clinical staffings and individual service planning sessions with case managers, treatment staff, family members and others to identify and meet client treatment needs.
  •  Assist clients in identifying and pursuing realistic treatment goals.
  •  Identify the types and amounts of support clients require to remain independent.
  •  Maintain information on community resources for client assistance and support.
  •  Provide education, assistance and support to family members and others involved with the client to enhance awareness of mental and emotional illness and to increase their ability to contribute to the rehabilitation process.
  •  Maintain client records, treatment statistics and other documentation according to agency standards.
  •  Participate in oversight of the health, safety and welfare of clients in the treatment programs.
  •  Provide back up to other Art Awakenings staff as needed and/or as assigned.
  •  Maintain Arizona State Certification and provide current copy of certification to PSA HR Coordinator.
  •  Other duties as negotiated.

 Qualification Requirements


  •  Current Arizona State License in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family, and/or Substance Abuse.
  •  Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or related human service field.
  •  Two years' supervised counseling experience with the consumer population in a mental health center setting. Supervision must be documented and provided in advance of hire.
  •  Combination of Education and/or experience to be effective in a position that is predominantly intellectual in character
  •  Bilingual preferred but not required.
  •  Current and valid certification in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation and valid driver’s license.
  •  Five-year MVD Report that meets the agency’s auto insurance carrier’s coverage requirements

 Knowledge of:

  •  Behavioral health assessment and rehabilitation.
  •  Principles and methods of psychosocial rehabilitation.
  •  Special needs and characteristics of the client population.
  •  Counseling principles and methods.
  •  Methods used to prevent violent behavior or behavior harmful to the client or others.
  •  How to provide behavior management in crisis situations.
  •  Common side effects, reactions and interactions of medications commonly used by the client population.
  •  Where to access resources for assistance.
  •  How to document client activities and progress according to accepted professional and agency standards.


  •  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  •  Group process and group facilitation.
  •  Provision of recreational and social activities, life skills training and/or milieu activities.
  •  Ability to develop and implement treatment plans within the framework of a clinical team.
  •  Able to develop groups that will address skill deficits through specific content and focus.
  •  Can promote client responsibility, mastery and to recognize symptom exacerbation.
  •  Creative, energetic, flexible and to serve as a healthy role model for clients.
  •  General computer literacy using Microsoft products and other related software.
  •  Ability to learn new software in a timely manner. 

·         Ability to provide behavior management and activity supervision Physical Requirements


Must be able to push and pull file cabinet/desk drawers open and closed daily

 Hand Use/Sense:

Manual dexterity sufficient to use calculator, telephone, keyboard and various office machines on a daily basis and be able to write. Must be able to communicate both in person and on the telephone, enter information on the computer and read various instructions. Be able to read numbers, reports, and computer terminals.

Mental Requirements

Must be able to analyze many variables and choose the most effective course of action. Personal maturity is an important attribute. Must be able to resolve problems, handle conflict and make effective decisions under pressure. Ability to give, receive, and analyze information, prepare written materials, and articulate goals and action plans. Ability to do simple math calculations, input data into the computer, and analyze data

Equipment to Be Used

Must be able to use computer and other office machines such as fax, calculator, telephone, copy machine, etc.

Working Conditions

Usually works in a typical office setting. Some time is spent at group homes

Application Instructions

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