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Job Reference ID:  46395 
Grade:  24 
Posted Date:  05/14/2019 
Close Date:  05/16/2019 
Job Description


Your Partner For A Stronger Arizona


1789 West Jefferson Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85007

Would you like to be part of an amazing culture that helps Arizonans reach their full potential through temporary assistance? The Arizona Department of Economic Security is looking for individuals that are committed to service, community, and teamwork.

Why Should You Apply?

We offer a competitive benefits package that is unmatched by the private sector and a culture that encourages team success and advocates for personal advancement.

-       Affordable Health, Dental, Vision and Life and Disability Insurance

-       10 holidays per year

-       Paid Vacation and Sick time off - start earning it your 1st day

-       Eligible to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (must meet qualifications)

-       Contribute to, and participate in the Arizona State Retirement System

-       Ride Share and Public Transit Subsidy

-       Career Advancement Opportunities

-       Tuition reimbursement


Apply through For questions about this career opportunity, please call (602) 542-0088. Requests for accommodations can be made by calling this number or by clicking this link to access the ADA Job Board.

The Department of Economic Security, Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) is seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team as a Behavioral Health Coordinator. This position is responsible for the oversight of the Behavioral Health (BH) Administration within the Division of Developmental Disabilities' (DDD) Health Care Services. Oversees the care collaboration efforts between the Behavioral Health Administration staff with the Regional Behavioral Health Authorities (RBHA) and Children's Rehabilitative Services, assisting in this process to ensure the goals of DDD members are addressed, Facilitates the development and implementation of policy, procedures, training, inter-agency service agreements, contracts and service delivery related to the identified needs of the DDD members receiving behavioral health services, as well as those who would benefit from behavior intervention. This position serves as a supervisor (includes training, assigning/checking work, etc.).


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

-          Knowledge of current evidence based practice, principles, techniques, and trends in behavioral health with additional expertise in the area of developmental disabilities.

-          Knowledge of methods of psychological assessment and testing modalities, their indications and interpretation.

-          Knowledge of functional analysis of behavior and appropriate evidence based behavioral interventions.

-          Knowledge of current APA Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) criteria, Components of a Comprehensive.

-          Knowledge of Psychological Examination and the Psychological Reports.

-          Knowledge of Project Management, Strategic Planning, Policy and Procedure development.

-          Skill in Reviewing behavioral health and Psychological Evaluations for content, validity, and relevance.

-          Skill in Generating conclusions and decisions from comprehensive report review in a timely manner.

-          Skill in Comprehensive psychological evaluation to include testing and to report these results in an appropriate manner.

-          Skill in Providing critical and accurate review of comprehensive behavioral health and psychological evaluations, testing modalities, and other relevant reports and preparing timely administrative reports.

-          Skill in Interpersonal relations and communication, Supervision.

-          Skill in Strong analytical and clinical skills, Facilitate and lead projects, Develop and write policy and procedure.

-          Ability to review and interpret behavioral health and psychological assessment and testing modalities.

-          Ability to serve as a leader within the organization with the expertise in behavioral health needed to support subcontractors and providers.

-          Ability to provide effective training to enhance staff knowledge and skill level

-          Ability to supervise others, providing appropriate positive and negative feedback in order to gain maximal value from the employee.

-          Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

-          Ability to learn and apply agency or program rules, regulations and operating procedures.

-          Ability to problem solve, make decisions, build consensus and promote continuous quality improvement.

-          Ability to manage work load and complete tasks in a timely manner.

Licenses and Certifications:

-          In-state travel is required.  This position requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment.  Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.).  Employees may be required to use their own transportation as well as maintaining valid motor vehicle insurance and current Arizona vehicle registration; however, mileage will be reimbursed.

   -      This position must meet the criteria in accordance with the AAC R9-10-101 as a Behavioral health professional, and it must be

-          An individual licensed under A.R.S. Title 32, Chapter 33, whose scope of practice allows the individual to:

-          i. Independently engage in the practice of behavioral

-          health as defined in A.R.S. § 32-3251; or

-          ii. Except for a licensed substance abuse technician, engage in the practice of behavioral health as defined in A.R.S. § 32-3251 under direct supervision as defined in A.A.C. R4-6-101;

-          b. A psychiatrist as defined in A.R.S. § 36-501;

-          c. A psychologist as defined in A.R.S. § 32-2061;

-          d. A physician;

-          e. A behavior analyst as defined in A.R.S. § 32-2091;

-          f. A registered nurse practitioner licensed as an adult psychiatric and mental health nurse; or

-          g. A registered nurse.


-          The candidate must possess at least two years of experience working as an individual licensed under A.R.S. Title 32, Chapter 33. Preference will be given to an individual with experience working with the Developmental Disability/Intellectual Disability (DD/ID) population. Must possess at least 2 years of leadership experience.

-          Successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), applicable to all newly hired state employees

-          Successfully pass background and reference checks; employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions.

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Program Ÿ Under Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI and VII), and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) of 2008; the Department prohibits discrimination in admissions, programs, services, activities, or employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics and retaliation. To request this document in alternative format or for further information about this policy, contact your local office; TTY/TDD Services: 7-1-1. ŸFree language assistance for DES services is available upon request.


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Hourly Rate:  $0.00 / per hour  Salary:  $71,190.50-91,490.26 


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