Terros Health

Crisis Alternative Response Specialist, On-Call -Sign on bonus- Flagstaff

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


Terros Health is pleased to share an exciting and New Opportunity for a Crisis Alternative Response Specialist On-Call at our Flagstaff location.


As part of the Flagstaff Alternative Response Team (ART), the ART Crisis Clinician responds, along with a Flagstaff Fire Department EMT, to individuals experiencing a mental health or substance use concern, via the Flagstaff 911 Dispatch Center.


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 50 years, 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!  


Recently awarded among Arizona’s Most Admired Companies in 2022



We are currently hiring for a Crisis Alternative Response Specialist - On-Call .


Competitive Compensation!


New Hire Sign On Bonus!



Arizona License: LCSW, LPC, LISAC, LMSW, LAC, LASAC or LMFT, in Good Standing - Highly Preferred 


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


 PRN/On-Call staff, must be able to commit or make an effort to fill at least four
(4) shifts per month.



 Utilizing best practices in crisis intervention, the ART Crisis Clinician responds to and supports individuals and families in crisis.



Your duties would include but are not limited to:

  • Engages in mobile crisis response, brief psychotherapeutic intervention, and immediate treatment/safety planning in a variety of settings including but not limited to public areas, individual residences, and businesses.
  • Works effectively and respectfully with clients, fire department personnel and other first responders, families, health professionals, and all partners involved.
  • Develops short-term crisis management/safety plans with clients or families including having knowledge/understanding of the involuntary petition process.
  • Makes appropriate referrals to other agencies and/or long-term counseling when appropriate.
  • Supports psychiatric hospital placements by providing coordination, planning and facilitation with hospital staff.
  • Maintains client records and completes required documentation in the electronic health record in an accurate and timely manner,
  • Displays flexibility and ability to adapt to change.



Minimum Requirements:

  • 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) 
  • Must have a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card (Level 1) or apply for an Arizona fingerprint clearance card within 7 working days of employment
  • Must have valid Arizona driver’s license, be (21 years of age) with minimum 4 years driving experience and meet requirements of Terros Health’s driving policy. Driving is an essential function of this position.
  • Ability to work well and tactfully with individuals and groups. 
  • Ability to perform physical duties associated with this role


  • Preference will be given to applicants with previous crisis counseling experience.
  • A master's degree or higher in the field of behavioral health (e.g. Psychology, Social Work, Counseling), Arizona BH licensure (e.g. licensed social worker, licensed counselor, licensed marriage and family therapist)
  • 1-3 years of Substance Abuse, Mental Health, and/or other crisis management skills



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