ACT Employment Specialist - Townley

US-AZ-Phoenix
Job ID
2017-1873
# of Openings
1
Category
Behavioral Health/Social Work
Program
ACT Team
Weekly Hours
40

Overview

We are pleased to share an exciting opportunity at Terros Health for a ACT Employment Specialist.  You 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 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.

 

If you are interested in working for one of the State's Leading Healthcare Organizations that promotes Integrity, Compassion, and Empowerment, we encourage you to apply!  If you are energized by helping people during their most challenging times, this vital opportunity will be rewarding!

Responsibilities

Engages members and provides direct treatment, rehabilitative and supportive services in a community setting. Conducts vocational assessment, provides direct job development and placement services in addition to benefits counseling and employment coaching support services to assist to obtain and maintain community-based employment. Works as a team member of a clinical team to assess member needs and wants, participates in the development of individual service plans, acts as a member advocate and liaisons with families and community agencies. Provides on-call crisis intervention services, as well as weekend and holiday coverage.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Behaviroal Health or related field
  • Three (3) years experience in the delivery of behavioral health services required. Three (3) years working as an employment specialist preferred. 
  • Interpersonal skills which allow for professional and positive relationships with co-workers, members, families, and other community members. Good communication skills, evidenced by a non-judgmental approach, effective listening and positive interactions. Basic understanding of the DSM-V.
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, electronic medical record, NextGen preferred.
  • Valid Arizona Driver License, Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP) preferred. 

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