Southwest Behavioral & Health Services

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Care Coordinator

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Job Description

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is a large and growing, non-profit community-based provider of behavioral health services with locations throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area, rural Maricopa County, Gila, Pinal, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai Counties. We are a well-established voice in the community with more than 115 sites, over one thousand employees, and 40 years experience.

About the Position:

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is looking for a Care Coordinator for our SACE outpatient team! You will split your time at the Metro and Mesa Outpatient Clinic. In this position you will connect with the members, learn their stories, and help them improve their quality of life.

Job Preview at a Glance:

Coordination for the member may be individual, family based, or include community collaboration. Assists consumer and/or guardian in accessing resources with the community. Completes necessary paperwork for external and internal referrals, coordination, admission, discharge, and evaluations. Serves as central support for the clinical team. Performs care coordination functions. These functions include clinical care coordination between resources within and outside the agency, attending team meetings, completing intakes, and assisting members with navigating the system for needed services.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Reviews documents/referrals received and requests required documents to appropriate level of care for members.
  • Assesses consumers in accordance with established policies and procedures and clinical protocols.
  • Develops service plans with consumers based on assessment and diagnostic process.
  • Coordinates consumer care or reports on interventions by meeting with CFT and ART to review efficacy of interventions and to revise plans of service with consumers.
  • Develops and maintains appropriate level of relationships with consumers and formal/informal support systems.
  • Provides support and information, education or guidance to consumers and support system members concerning issues of treatment planning, advocacy, and medication management.
  • Monitors mental status of consumers and response to treatment plans through face-to-face contact, and updates treatment plans as needed.
  • Works collaboratively with treatment team and all external members of consumers services.
  • Completes safety plans with consumers.
  • Transitions consumer to appropriate level of care upon conclusion of treatment.
  • Provides information to consumers and family members or guardians concerning community resources and linkages to other services.
  • Maintains accurate, thorough and current documentation of contact with consumers, treatment progress and services received/provided.
  • Close coordination with the PCP health plan, stakeholders, and funding source will be maintained for all consumers.
  • Attends clinical staffings and all staff meetings.
  • Enrolls members through the intake process where assessment, service plan, safety/support plan is completed.
  • Completes outreach for members who miss an appointment and follows up with re-engagement process.
  • Completes chart closures.
  • Maintains quality and compliance in consumers charts

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum requirement consists of a 21-year age
  • A Bachelors degree with one year of full-time behavioral health experience. A combination of experience and education totaling 5 years is acceptable.
  • Must have fingerprint clearance issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or be eligible to receive within eight (8) weeks of hire
  • Required to maintain a valid Arizona drivers license

Whats in it for You?

  • 3 weeks of PTO your 1st year of employment, with increased accruals after 2, 5 and 10 years of service!
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Low-cost medical and vision insurance, dental, short term disability, long term disability and life insurance for employees
  • We will help you save for retirement 40% company match up to a 10% deferral into your SB&H retirement account!
  • Career Development Benefit from our culture of internal promotion!
  • We help you with your higher education goals Reduce your tuition costs with our tuition reimbursement program & discount degree programs!
  • Employee Assistance Program, Health & Wellness and much more!

About SB&H

We are seeking an individual to help us fulfill SB&Hs mission, Delivering compassionate care to enhance lives and improve communities. When you join the SACE Outpatient Team you will have the unique opportunity to do valuable and life changing work while supporting amazing members of the community.

To gain a stronger understanding of Southwest Behavioral & Health Services mission, values and services please review our website,

  • Mission: Delivering Compassionate Care to Enhance Lives and Improve Communities
  • Values: Compassion, Integrity, Quality, Empowerment, Innovation and Trust

SB&H is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.