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Skilled Nursing Facility/In-home Licensed Clinician (Full-Time)

Company: Crisis Preparation & Recovery
Location: Tempe
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

A SNF/Home counselor provides professional behavioral health services designed to decrease the impact of behavioral health disorders and other emotional disturbances with the medically complex and geriatric population. The primary responsibility is to provide assessment and treatment; which requires the application of specialized knowledge in the area of behavioral health diagnosis and intervention. Work is conducted out in the community in skilled nursing facilities, assisted living centers, and in homes. Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Strong clinical skills to diagnose and treat behavioral health issues.
  • Attention to detail and able to problem solve and work independently.
  • Ability to work within an electronic medical record system (EMR).
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively as required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrates flexibility with job duties and assignments.


    • Determines client service needs by assessing individual client's level of functioning, behavioral health symptoms and history.
    • Determine diagnosis and treatment needs and develop individualized client treatment plans.
    • At each session, determines the degree of Danger to Self (DTS) behavior or intention of the patient.
    • At each session, determines the degree of Danger to Others (DTO) behavior or intention of the patient.
    • If needed, coordinates any calls to 911 or petitioning of clients for court-ordered evaluation.
    • Responsible for completing all clinical documentation for any services provided.
    • Documentation must meet standards and in compliance, as set by CPR's Quality Management Department.
    • If counseling continues beyond one visit, prepares treatment plan for client's approval
    • Reviews treatment plans with client and modifies if necessary.
    • Assists client if needed with follow-up and follow-through on referrals given,
    • Reviews treatment plan and completion of goals with client.
    • Completes discharge plan when clinically appropriate
    • Other duties as assigned

      Qualifications and Education Requirements:

      • Current, unrestricted license issued by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners: LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) or LMSW (Licensed Masters Social Worker).
      • Documented post-master's experience for two (2) years, including experience within the past 24 months providing Outpatient counseling services, or an equivalent of experience, skills and education. Appropriate reference checks by letter or telephone as requested. Background check, as required by state.

        Other Items:

        • Provide evidence of professional liability insurance coverage in the amount acceptable, minimum $1/$3 million.
        • Must comply with training and supervision requirements during the first 90 days of employment, and throughout employment.
        • Must be able to be paneled with various insurance companies without restrictions.
        • All licensed, certified, and registered staff will be monitored regarding restrictions.
        • Appropriate reference checks by letter and telephone as requested.
        • State-required background check.
        • Medicare/Medicaid sanctions, criminal violations, subsequent malpractice actions, and any settlement(s) made on behalf of practitioners.
        • Within seven (7) days of hire, apply for and/or present and maintain a Class One Fingerprint Clearance card. If application is necessary, a copy must be submitted for inclusion in the personnel file until card (and/or renewals) is received.
        • All required renewals must be submitted 30 days prior to expiration date. It is the duty of the licensee to keep all renewals active and current and report any mandated changes to Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners immediately. #IND


Keywords: Crisis Preparation & Recovery, Tempe , Skilled Nursing Facility/In-home Licensed Clinician (Full-Time), Other , Tempe, Arizona

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