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TERROS, Inc. Clinician (Mental Health) - Families F.I.R.S.T. - McDowell Rd Health Center - SIGN-ON BONUS in Phoenix, Arizona


Terros Health ( is pleased to share an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a Licensed Clinician working at our McDowell Rd Health Center location. Reporting to the Clinical Site Manager, the ideal individual is flexible, compassionate and professional. If you enjoy working with individuals during some of the most vulnerable times of their lives this may be just the opportunity you’ve been seeking.

We are a healthcare company focused on the whole person, providing primary care and specializing in mental health and substance use treatment for the last 50 years. We help people live their lives in recovery and we save lives every day. Our overall goals of the Outpatient program include achievement of a state of recovery, improved quality of life, and improved integration within community and family resources and supports.

Terros Health is a healthcare organization of caring people, guided by our core values of integrity, compassion and empowerment. For more than four 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


Recently awarded among Arizona’s Most Admired Companies in 2020


*New Hire Sign On Bonus: $2,000 if not licensed; up to $5,000 if licensed *

(temporary license does not qualify)

Relocation Assistance Offered For Out Of State New Hires - $5000 within 30 days of hire

Experience Treating Co-Occurring Disorders Preferred

Behavioral Health Experience Preferred, New Grads Considered

Maintains Arizona Arizona License: LCSW, LPC, LISAC, LMSW, LAC, LASAC or LMFT in Good Standing

Master’s degree, i.e., MA, MC, MSW, in a Behavioral Health Field

Full Benefits, including 401K and Generous PTO/PST (4+ weeks)

AZ Licensure Reimbursed When Renewed as a TH Employee (according to Policy)

Weekly clinical supervision for associate level licensed staff

Starting at $22.52 for BHT level therapists

$57,000+ for associate level therapists

$70,000+ for independent licensed therapists

The Arizona Families F.I.R.S.T. (AFF) Clinician works closely with the Department of Child Safety (DCS) Specialist, the Terros Health Service Team, and other collateral community contacts to engage AFF referred clients. The engagement process includes conducting a comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment in order to determine the diagnosis and individual treatment needs of the client. The AFF Clinician may complete assessments for AFF clients referred from any of the Terros Health-contracted regions, including Maricopa East, Maricopa West, Northern and Southern regions. The AFF Clinician participates in the development of the Service Plan through the service team format, which strives to effectively meet the patient’s/family’s needs and aims to result in improve health outcomes. This position is responsible for providing evidence-based, therapeutic interventions which may include outpatient counseling services for adults, children, adolescents, families, couples and groups. The position reports to the Clinical Site Manager.

Clinician Duties May Include:

  • Prior to the assessment, reviews the DCS referral and supplemental documents to gain insight about the family system from DCS’ perspective, including prior treatment attempts, child safety threats related to substance use, and other barriers to reunification.

  • Conducts a comprehensive biopsychosocial and ASAM Criteria® assessment to identify whether the patient requires treatment, and if so, the treatment level of care and supportive services necessary to meet the patient’s needs.

  • Requests additional information from the referring DCS/DES Specialist if the determination is that substance use disorder treatment is not recommended.

  • Coordinates with the Care Coordinator to make referral to an appropriate facility, should the ASAM Criteria® assessment indicate a need for stabilization services (medical detoxification).

  • Completes care coordination activities, as needed, with other entities to ensure individual client needs are identified, included in the assessment, and addressed in the Service Plan.

  • Achieves designated performance measures, health quality measures, health outcomes, related to the Triple Aim framework.

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  • Must possess a Master’s degree in a related discipline, i.e. MA, MC, MSW, Arizona behavioral health license (other than LBSW) or eligible for Arizona license from Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners.

  • Must pass background check in accordance with Terros Health and DCS requirements including, but not limited to, no restraining orders within the last 10 years.

  • Must pass DCS Central Registry check without any disqualifying events.

  • Must have ability to perform First Aid or CPR as necessary and appropriate.

  • Knowledge in use of Electronic Health Records - NextGen a plus.

  • Experience working with diverse populations and bilingual desired (Spanish/ASL - pay differential available).

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • 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.

  • Must have a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card or apply for an Arizona fingerprint clearance card (Level 1) within 7 working days of assuming role.

  • Must pass a TB Test.

Physical demands of this position are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

COVID19 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:

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.

Job LocationsUS-AZ-Phoenix

Job ID 2023-7743

of Openings 1

Category Behavioral Health/Social Work

Program Families F.I.R.S.T.

Weekly Hours 40