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Assertive Community Engagament Therapist

Company: Polara Health
Location: Prescott Valley
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Full-time position (40 hours weekly)We Value Our Employees By Offering:

  • Medical, Dental, Life, and Health Care Benefits (FT)
  • Up to 3 weeks of paid/sick time off plus 10 Holidays per year (FT) BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB: ACE team providecrisis services for families, children, and adults at risk of needing a higherlevel of care or disrupting from their living situation. It is short termcrisis work to help provide stability for the adult or child. The ACE teamwork very closely with the client's outpatient team to assess and determine theclient's treatment and discharge plan. The ACE Therapist is based within the community, will provide client assessment,individual family, and group therapy to adults and children. Therapist will follow agency policies andprocedures regarding documentation and record keeping.ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Provides mobile crisis services to community settings when a behavioral health crisis event requires assessment and determination of next steps.
    • Works internally with clinical teams surrounding crisis interventions, planning and trouble shooting.
    • Provides outreach and engagement to clients enrolled with Polara Health as needed and as time allows.
    • Provides individual therapy services and group therapy services as allowed by credentialing.
    • Works closely with local community partners and forges close relationships to ensure on-going collaboration and coordination of care surrounding behavioral health crisis situations.
    • Makes eligibility decisions regarding access to services within agency guidelines
    • Coordinates and assists treatment team in treatment planning and continuum of care.
    • Maintains clinical records per agency policy and procedure.
    • Attends team meetings, case reviews, staff meetings, supervisory sessions, and in-service trainings as scheduled.
    • Manages all aspects of treatment, including referrals to additional resources as appropriate.
    • Assists in department strategic planning and implementation through participation in department staffings, staff meetings, training, and other meetings as assigned.
    • Actively participates in agency affairs, including marketing, promotion of chemical dependency services, development of programs, and other related duties as assigned.
    • Participates in training, workshops, seminars, both internal and external, as required by agency policy and procedure and certification requirements.
    • Conducts necessary case management to ensure proper referral and follow-up on associated services.
    • Documents and reports to referral sources, both external and internal.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.JOB REQUIREMENTS:Minimum Education: Master's Degree PreferredMinimum work Experience: 2-3 years Clinical experienceRequired Licenses/Certifications: AZ Board of Behavioral Health license (or board eligible)Thisposition is considered Safety-Sensitive by Polara health. EOE/Non-smoking facility. Pre-employment drug screening/background check required. ** All candidates must be able to obtain a DPS Fingerprint Clearance card. It is the policy of Polara Health not to discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or national origin. This policy shall include, but not be limited to, the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff and termination. Polara Health further agrees to take affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunities.PI196680396

Keywords: Polara Health, Prescott Valley , Assertive Community Engagament Therapist, Healthcare , Prescott Valley, Arizona

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