Terros Health

  • ACT Counselor - Tempe

    Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe
    Job ID
    2018-2740
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Behavioral Health/Social Work
    Program
    ACT Team
    Weekly Hours
    40
  • Overview

    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

    Under the Agency’s and RBHA policies and professional requirements, provides direct counseling, substance use treatment, rehabilitative and supportive services in a community setting to clients served on the ACT team. Develops program activities, facilitates teamwork for outpatient co-occurring disorders services, and conducts individual sessions and classroom-style group treatment services. Works as a team member of an ACT clinical team to assess member needs and goals, participates in the development of individual service plans, acts as a member advocate and liaisons with families and community agencies. Utilizes Motivational Interviewing techniques to effectively engage members into treatment services. Serves as the ACT team’s expert for substance use issues by providing other team staff with education and consultation in respect to substance use issues. Provides on-call crisis intervention services, as well as weekend and holiday coverage. Works under the direct supervision of the ACT Clinical Coordinator.

    Qualifications

    • Education and/or experience may run concurrently.
      • Masters in the Behavioral health or related field
      • 1-3 years behavioral health experience
    •  Must meet the requirements of a Behavioral Health Professional in the State of Arizona as LMSW, LCSW, LAC, LPC, LISAC or LASAC.
    • Valid Arizona Driver’s License. Driving is an essential function of this position.
    • Strong understanding of substance use, addiction and recovery clinical skills.
    • Must have 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.
    • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, electronic medical record, NextGen preferred.

    Physical demands of this position are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perferom the essentional functions of this job. Reasonable accomodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilites to perform the essential functions.

     

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