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Behavioral Health Para Professional

Focus HR Tucson, AZ
  • Posted: over a month ago
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People's Health Care Connection, LLC is seeking a Behavioral Health Paraprofessional to meet the needs of our client population of children, adults, individuals who have substance abuse problems, who are seriously mentally ill, and/or individuals who have co-occurring disorders.  The position is responsible to provide treatment that promote client dignity, independence, individuality, strengths, privacy and choice while respecting cultural differences and demonstrating ethical behaviors.  The Behavioral Health Paraprofessional assists adults and others with illness understanding and self-management, while providing any necessary monitoring and follow up to determine if the services accessed have adequately met the individual’s needs.

   Essential Functions and Duties include:

  • Maintain confidentiality of records relating to client’s treatment
  • Assist the client to acquire the knowledge and use of community-based services
  • Establish a positive/helping relationship with client receiving services
  • Assisting persons receiving services to complete activities of daily living, including accessing needed resources and building functional relationships with others
  • Implementing specific interventions according to the persons treatment or service plan
  • Being able to develop activities that increase the functions of medication usage, independent living and social skills
  • Being able to provide support to clients and their families, housing, prevocational and transitional employment rehabilitation training, social support and network enhancement
  • Being able to teach the client and their family about symptom management, medications and treatment options
  • Being able to assist in managing or preventing crisis situations in an effective manner
  • Be able to assess the client’s functioning to determine if we have adequately met the individual’s needs
  • Identification with the child/youth/adult/family, of any risk indicators related to substance abuse disorder, relapse, and teach strategies to prevent relapse
  • Meet with families, probation officers, police, and other interested parties in order to exchange necessary information during the treatment process to promote a collaborative approach to client treatment
  • Participate in clinical oversight provided by PHCC licensed supervisory
  • Other duties as specified by your supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older.
  • Experience in Behavioral Health
  • Thorough understand of group dynamics and group process
  • Excellent therapeutic and personal boundaries and ethics
  • Ability to perform crisis intervention
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and positive energy
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Basic knowledge of local area and community services available to the general public
  • Emotional maturity and resiliency
  • Provide thorough and concise documentation of clinical services
  • State of Arizona Department of Public Safety Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Current CPR/First Aid card
  • A dependable vehicle and valid vehicle insurance
  • A negative Tuberculosis test

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Tucson, AZ
USA

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