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Clinician (Residential Treatment)

Native American Connections
Phoenix, AZ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Salary: DOE

We require all new employees to be fully immunized against COVID-19. Exemptions will be allowed for medical or religious reasons.

Schedule Tuesday-Saturday 8:00AM-5:00PM


Under the direct supervision of the Clinical Director, this position is responsible for the management and delivery of direct client counseling services to assigned individuals and groups participating in Native American Connections programs.


  • Provide chemical dependency counseling to individuals/groups in the areas outlined in the program description and structure of content.
  • Provides intake, assessment and referral services, as necessary.
  • Document / monitor the documentation of all services provided through client records and data (i.e., demographic data, treatment plans, psychosocial history, progress notes, discharge planning, etc.).
  • Oversees and assists each assigned client with individualized service planning and reviews.
  • Provide culturally sensitive therapy modalities through existing services, outside referral services, or the development of new services.
  • Assist in clinical discharge planning and / or referring clients to / or providing alternative services.
  • Maintain productivity standards as stipulated.
  • Provides reports / other utilization management documents
  • Maintains coordination of care with referral source on clients’ progress in treatment.
  • Provides family counseling on chemical dependency issues within the family and quarterly one weekend (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) facilitates the Family Intensive group counseling session.
  • Actively Supervise Interns as needed under the oversight of the Clinical Supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Mission
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Screening and Assessment
  • Care Planning and Care Coordination
  • Quality of Work/Intervention
  • Cultural Competence and Adaptation
  • Systems Oriented Practice (Work Efficiency/ Punctuality/Attendance)
  • Productivity
  • Practice-Based Learning and Quality Improvement
  • Informatics
  • Initiative/Resourcefulness
  • Dependability
  • Professional Behavior- Attitude/Enthusiasm


  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in behavioral health field, OR
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree with an AZ Board of Behavioral Health License, preferred.
  • Licensed by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners as a Substance Abuse Counselor, Professional Counselor, Marriage & Family therapist, Social Worker or other license as appropriate a plus.


  • MS Office proficiency
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work effectively with a wide range of people, teams, managers, supervisors, and vendors.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the American Society of Addiction Medicine’s Patient Placement Criteria.
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Experience in working with the Native American population preferred
  • Must demonstrate critical thinking, problem- solving and organizational and time management skills.
  • Must be able to work well with others in a team approach.
  • Requires strong managerial and leadership skills.
  • Required strong clinical skills
  • Possess a background in the delivery of individual/group/family counseling services, with a chemical dependency population.
  • Fingerprint Certificate required.
  • Bilingual- Spanish desired


  • Able to sit, stand walk with/ without accommodations.

NATIVE AMERICAN PREFERENCE: Preference is given to qualified Native American Applicants in accordance with the Indian Preference Act. If claiming a preference, a copy of valid documentation will be necessary.


DRUG FREE WORKPLACE: Native American Connections is a drug-free workplace with safety-sensitive jobs. Use of alcohol and legal or illegal drugs may impair and alter employees' judgement resulting in increased safety risks, workplace injuries, and faulty decision making.  Reporting to work at NAC after use of alcohol, a controlled substance, or abuse of any other substance is absolutely prohibited.


This position is considered to be Exempt for overtime pay provisions as provided by the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and any applicable state laws.  Non-Exempt employees are entitled to overtime pay for hours worked in excess of forty (40) hours per workweek.

Native American Connections


Phoenix, AZ
85020 USA



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