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Developmental Disabilities Specialist

Company: Terros Health
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Developmental Disabilities Specialist - 40 hours - Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) Sign on Bonus $2,000 and up!

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Behavioral Health/Social Work


Developmental Disabilities

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Terros Health is pleased to share an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Developmental Disabilities Specialist, 40 hour (Behavioral Health Technician) working out of our Phoenix location. Terros Health's Crisis Mobile Team provides behavioral health, prevention, education, crisis intervention, and crisis stabilization services. They serve children, adolescents, adults, senior adults and families as well as schools, neighborhoods, organizations and businesses by providing phone, walk-in and in-home crisis counseling to clients to facilitate immediate stabilization of emotions and behavior. 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 five 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 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! Terros Health: Extraordinary Care. Empowered People. Exceptional Outcomes. Recently awarded among Arizona's Most Admired Companies in 2022 by AZ Big Media


Terros Health is seeking a Developmental Disabilities Specialist. New Hire Sign On Bonus: $2,000 if not licensed! $3,000 to $5,000 if licensed (cannot be a temporary license)! NEW Competitive Compensation Full Time, 40 hour position in Phoenix, AZ Shift Available: Wednesday-Saturday 11am-9pm Bilingual in Spanish is a PLUS (Additional Language Differential is Available) The Developmental Disabilities Specialist is responsible for responding to crisis calls and planned interventions by providing phone and face to face crisis counseling to individuals (children and adults) and their families and caregivers when experiencing a mental health crisis situation to facilitate the stabilization of emotions and behavior in addition to providing referrals and resources as needed. Duties include:Responsible for responding to crisis calls and planned interventions aimed to support individuals with a developmental disability, their families and caregivers when experiencing a mental health crisis situation. Assisting with individual service plan development; person centered planning and CFT; emergency contact sheet development; at risk crisis plan development; positive behavior support; transitions back to home/group home and administer emergency response in accordance with all applicable policies and procedures Terros Health offers an excellent benefit package including, but not limited to: Benefits & Wellness

  • Multiple medical plans - including a no premium plan for employees and their families
  • Multiple dental plans - including orthodontia
  • Financial well-being - 401(k) with a company match, interest free medical line of credit, financial education, planning, and support
  • 4 Weeks of paid time off in the first year
  • Wellness program
  • Child Care Support Program
  • Group life and disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program for the Whole Family
  • Personal and family mental and physical health access
  • Professional growth & development - including scholarships, clinical supervision, and CEUs
  • Employee perks and discounts
  • Gym memberships
  • Tuition at GCU and University of Phoenix
  • Car rentals


    • 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) or
    • Masters degree, i.e., MA, MC, MSW, in a behavioral health field, Arizona license or eligible for Arizona license.
    • Must have or obtain a valid Arizona Driver License, be 21 years of age with a minimum 4 years driving experience. Must meet requirements of Terros driving policy
    • 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 at least one year of direct client care with the developmentally disabled.
    • Able to perform first aid, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation as necessary and appropriate and have a current certification in CIT.COVID 19 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.

Keywords: Terros Health, Phoenix , Developmental Disabilities Specialist , Healthcare , Phoenix, Arizona

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