Connections Health Solutions

Crisis Therapist Inpatient M-F

Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
Job ID
2022-4408
# of Openings
2
Category
Social Services
Type
Full-Time
Shift
40 hours per week

Overview

Connections Health Solutions is a physician-owned, multifaceted behavioral health company whose mission is to address any behavioral health need at any time. We are hiring Crisis Therapists (CT) for the Urgent Psychiatric Center (UPC) who will facilitate admissions, therapeutic interventions/group therapy, and discharge planning.  Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary treatment team and in all areas of the facility.  Provides evaluations, therapeutic interventions, and assists with discharge planning.

Responsibilities

  • Conducts a thorough, accurate, clinically sound Psychosocial Assessment with the patient in a timely manner. Maintain the clinic record, including documentation of activities performed as part of the service delivery process.  Obtain signatures from patient regarding treatment, as necessary.
  • Gather collateral information from the patient, their clinic, other providers, the petitioner, etc. in order to provide a more thorough assessment of what the patient’s immediate needs are for treatment and discharge. Develop and implement an individualized person-centered Treatment Plan that is appropriate for brief intervention.  Complete the signed Treatment Plan review with each patient and any other involved parties.
  • Participate in regular case staffing with the involved Provider as new information is gathered to ensure the most clinically appropriate patient disposition.  Collaborate with medical providers, nurses, BHS, and peer supports to engage, monitor and communicate with the individual ensuring that safety is maintained while meeting the individual’s needs.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the Title 36 Involuntary Commitment process. When subpoenaed, attend COE hearings. Serves as a point of contact for legal process.
  • Conduct brief intervention, individual, family and group counselling.  Participate in redirecting patient behavior when necessary.  Document all services and patient activities appropriately. Maintains a safe milieu.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the Maricopa County Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) system and potential funding sources. Maintain licensure in accordance with AzBBHE standards.
  • Participate in individual and group supervision as required.  Participate in ongoing education, including in-services, training, and other activities to maintain and improve competency.  Demonstrate competency through post-testing, skill observation, and performance as assessed by direct supervisor.

 

Qualifications

The Company has a mandatory vaccination policy. All successful applicants must be fully vaccinated, including showing proper documentation, or otherwise be exempt pursuant to the Company’s exemption process prior to their start date as a condition of employment.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Behavioral Health or related field.
  • At least 1 year of clinical and crisis operations experience
  • Licensure by the AZ Board of Behavioral Health Examiners (LAC, LPC, LASAC, LISAC, LMSW, LCSW, LMFT) is required
  • Fingerprint clearance required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of and experience with the AZ Title-36 legal process

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