Job Description

Req #: 23008
Department: First Episode Center
Facility Name: Pendergast FHC
City: Phoenix
Schedule: Regular - Full Time 40 Hours Per Week
Shift: Days
Salary: (29) $26.23 - $41.97
Job Details:
  • Under the direction of the Psychiatric Social Work Manager and within an interdisciplinary team, the Psychotherapist provides professional counseling services for the adult psychiatric and geriatric psychiatric inpatients at both the Desert Vista and the Behavioral Health Annex facilities.


    Requires a Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling or Marriage and Family Therapy. Must have a minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience providing mental health psychotherapy in an inpatient behavioral health setting that demonstrates an understanding of the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Prefer specialized training in chemical dependency assessment and treatment. Must be independently licensed by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). Prefer dual licensure as a Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor (LISAC). Requires knowledge of chemical dependency and mental health, and ability to facilitate group-counseling sessions with a dually diagnosed population. Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English, including professional level usage of grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Living our values
At Maricopa Integrated Health System, our values inspire us to dream big and reach high. And we’re delivering some of the most sophisticated care in the country, while making a genuine difference in the lives of our patients and each other. That's the power of an environment driven by values like respect, leadership, compassion and education.

We are:
  • Maricopa Medical Center, a critical care hospital - the largest teaching hospital in AZ
  • The Arizona Burn Center, a nationally renowned regional burn center- 2nd largest in the nation
  • A level 1 Trauma Center and emergency department
  • The Arizona Children’s Center at MIHS, a 24/7 Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Unit
  • The Comprehensive Healthcare Center
  • The Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center
  • 12 Family Health Centers located throughout Maricopa County
Come live these values and enjoy:
  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Arizona State Retirement System Plan with a lifelong pension upon retirement
  • Generous PTO + 10 holidays per year
MIHS is an equal opportunity employer.

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