Southwest Network

Peoria, Arizona, United States

Clinical Lead / Manager / Supervisor

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

$5,000 sign-on bonus available!!

As a Clinical Lead/Supervisor, you will work collaboratively with our clinical therapists and interns, as well as other Southwest Network employees, to ensure effective, efficient clinical practice and outcomes for children and adolescents. You will work in a community based team environment conducting day-to-day therapeutic and administrative functions, including tasks associated with clinical oversight of assessments, counseling and service plans.

Expertise in DSM-V-TR codes and descriptions, psychotropic medications, and crisis intervention is required. Must possess training in and knowledge of behavioral intervention techniques .Must be able to function as a member of a clinical treatment team in a managed care environment. Knowledge of community based behavioral health services preferred, including an understanding of community resources, eligibility and funding sources. Must have excellent problem solving and customer service skills. Requires knowledge of and experience with administrative operations, including processes and procedures, leadership, supervision, and employee development. Must be able to maintain good member and family relationships, identify priorities, and stay organized. Requires effective interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. Must be able to follow direction, use sound judgment and manage time well. Must be able to work independently and under pressure.

A complete job description is available upon request.


Education, Certification, and Experience Requirements

  • Masters degree in a field related or similar to behavioral health required; independent level licensure in clinical social work, marriage and family therapy, professional counseling, and/or substance abuse counseling, or a licensed bachelor of social work degree, or a licensed independent substance abuse counseling or licensed associate substance abuse counseling designation.
  • Must have completed the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners approved clinical supervisor training or be eligible to complete the training within 60 days of hire.
  • Must possess training and knowledge in behavioral intervention techniques.
  • Must maintain current CPR, First Aid and Therapeutic Options certifications.
  • Must maintain a valid Arizona state fingerprint clearance card.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Arizona drivers license.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

Knowledge, Ability, and Skills

  • Requires a thorough understanding of parenting dynamics and child development issues.
  • Requires knowledge of trauma informed care principles, as well as evidence-based practices for working with children.
  • Requires knowledge of the spectrum of mental illnesses, current DSM-5 and ICD-10 codes and descriptions, psychotropic medications and crisis intervention.
  • Knowledge of community based behavioral health services preferred, as is a thorough knowledge of the Maricopa County behavioral health system.
  • Must have a detailed understanding of community resources, eligibility and entitlement funding sources. Must be able to function as a member of a clinical treatment team in a managed care environment.
  • Must display exemplary leadership skills..
  • Requires effective interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to follow direction, use sound judgment, possess excellent management skills, and be able to identify priorities and stay organized.
  • Ability to utilize multiple types of office equipment (i.e. phones, copier, fax, etc.)
  • Ability to type 25 to 40 WPM is preferred
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Must be able to utilize the internet and various web browsers


  • This position is offered at a fair, competitive salary.
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Health Savings and Flex Spending account options
  • Paid sick, vacation and holiday time (10 paid holidays per year!)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement plan (403b) with company match
  • Disability insurance
  • Basic life insurance with the option to purchase supplemental insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discounts

When you consider everythingthe salary, the benefits, the ongoing training and support we offer, and the impact youll have on the lives of othersit could be the right opportunity for you.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon verification of education, employment, driving record and auto insurance, and completion of a criminal background check and drug testing.

Southwest Network is an equal opportunity employer.


In the treatment of children and adolescents, we are known for getting youth in quickly, treating even the most challenging cases, offering helpful parent and family support, and providing quality, compassionate care. Using the nationally recognized Child and Family Team process and with treatment tailored to each persons strengths, needs, and culture, youth can stay in the home, be productive in school, and have a hopeful future. Integrated health services address both behavioral and physical health issues, and special programs for teens and young adults help them realize their potential and become independent adults. We also collaborate with the Arizona Department of Child Safety to provide families involved in child welfare with comprehensive service plans which integrate all aspects of care and treatment. All members of the team practice in a manner that is consistently mindful of the 12 Principles of The Arizona Vision for Children.


Southwest Network provides integrated behavioral and physical health services, caring for both the mind and body for whole health and wellness. We provide treatment programs for seriously mentally ill adults and children and adolescents with complex emotional and behavioral needs. We are committed to their recovery, and we work together to offer hope, support individual goals, encourage self-sufficiency, and change lives. We do whatever is needed for the individuals and families we serve.

We truly understand how important our employees are to those they care for, and how critical they are to our mission. As one of our employees, we will look after as many of your professional and personal needs as we can and make sure your work environment is productive, yet pleasant and informal. We are committed to offering you opportunities for personal and career growth, and we value and reward innovation, collaboration, dedication, and strength.