Terros Health

Crisis Specialist 30-hours - Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) $Sign on Bonus $2,000 and up

Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
Job ID
# of Openings
Behavioral Health/Social Work
Crisis Mobile
Weekly Hours


Terros Health is pleased to share an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Crisis Specialist 30-hour -  Behavioral Health Technician(BHT)


Terros Health’s Crisis Mobile Team provides behavioral health, prevention, education, crisis intervention, and crisis stabilization services.  They serve children, adolescents, adults, senior adults and families as well as schools, neighborhoods, organizations and businesses by providing phone, walk-in and in-home crisis counseling to clients to facilitate immediate stabilization of emotions and behavior.  The individual 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 five 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!  


Terros Health: Extraordinary Care. Empowered People. Exceptional Outcomes.


Recently awarded among Arizona’s Most Admired Companies in 2022 by AZ Big Media



Terros Health is now hiring for a Crisis Specialist.


New Hire Sign On Bonus: $2,000 if not licensed!


$3,000 to $5,000 if licensed (cannot be a temporary license)!


Competitive Compensation 



Full-Time Employment 


Schedule: 3 - 10 hour shifts


Shifts Available:  

Sunday-Tuesday 8pm-6am
Thursday-Saturday 6am-4pm
Thursday-Saturday 7am-5pm
Thursday-Saturday 12pm-10pm
Thursday-Saturday 3pm-1am





(Evening and Weekend shift differentials available)


Bilingual in Spanish is a PLUS (Additional Language Differential is Available)




As part of the mobile crisis team, the mobile Crisis Specialist responds on-site to crisis calls that cannot be resolved by the Crisis Call Center telephonically. The crisis specialist utilizes best practices in crisis intervention to respond and support individuals and families in crisis. 

  • Will be asked to assess risk, effectively engage with clients, develop plans and follow-up as needed
  • Work effectively and respectfully with clients, families, schools, first responders and all others involved
  • Focus of care will be with the seriously mentally ill, children/ adolescents and family interventions.
  • Is able to assess and stabilize different ages and stages of development/lifespan and different cultural backgrounds and experiences.
  • Makes appropriate referrals to other agencies and/ or long-term counseling when appropriate. 
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adapts well to change.


Terros Health offers an excellent benefit package including, but not limited to:


Benefits & Wellness

  • Multiple medical plans - including a no premium plan for employees and their families
  • Multiple dental plans - including orthodontia
  • Financial well-being - 401(k) with a company match, interest free medical line of credit, financial education, planning, and support
  • 4 Weeks of paid time off in the first year
  • Wellness program
  • Child Care Support Program
  • Group life and disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program for the Whole Family
  • Personal and family mental and physical health access
  • Professional growth & development - including scholarships, clinical supervision, and CEUs
  • Employee perks and discounts
  • Gym memberships
  • Tuition at GCU and University of Phoenix
  • Car rentals


  • GED/High school diploma with a minimum of 1.5 years of behavioral health experience, or an associate’s degree in the behavioral health field, or
  • A bachelor's degree (not in the field of behavioral health) and 1 year of behavioral health experience, or

  • A bachelor's degree in the behavioral health field (e.g. Psychology, Social Work, Counseling) or
  • A master's degree or higher in the field of behavioral health, Arizona BH licensure (e.g. licensed social worker, licensed counselor, licensed marriage and family therapist)
  • Must have or obtain a valid Arizona Driver License, be (21 years of age) with a minimum 4 years driving experience. Must meet requirements of Terros driving policy
  • Must have a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card (Level 1) or apply for an Arizona fingerprint clearance card within 7 working days of employment

COVID 19 Precautions:

Terros Health remains open for all our patients’ health and wellness needs.  We have put in place many protocols to protect our employees and patients and to create a safe work environment.  Visit our website to learn more: https://www.terroshealth.org/covid-19/


At Terros Health we care about the safety of our employees and patients. We now require all new employees have the COVID 19 vaccine prior to establishing employment. This represents our commitment to stopping the spread of this disease and protecting our community. Thank you for helping to protect our employees and patients.



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