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Behavioral Health Clinician


Tempe, AZ, US

Date:  Jun 23, 2024

Requisition ID: 17443


Join us in building a better future for Arizona!

SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power and named one of Arizona's best employers by Forbes. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.


Why Work at SRP

At SRP, we foster an inclusive work environment and believe everyone should have a fair chance to work, regardless of who they are. That’s why we value teams with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds to help SRP deliver on its mission of providing reliable, affordable and sustainable water and power.


SRP's success is rooted in our employees' happiness, health, and safety. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits:


  • Pension Plan (at no cost to the employee)
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Available your first day: Medical, vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Over 200+ hours of PTO (includes vacation days, holidays, floating holidays, and sick leave)
  • Parental leave (up to 4 weeks) and adoption assistance
  • Wellness programs (including access to a recreation and fitness facility)
  • Short and long-term disability plans
  • Tuition assistance for both undergraduate and graduate programs
  • 10 Employee Resource Groups for career development, community service, and networking



Under limited supervision practices as a professional behavioral health clinician for SRP corporate Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Addresses all types of behavioral health problems including chemical dependency. Provides crisis intervention, evaluation and appropriate referral to the SRP EAP vendor, and treatment facilities. Researches, develops, and presents behavioral health education and training programs. Interacts with employees on all levels.


This role is 100% on-site in Tempe Monday-Friday and requires occasional travel via car or plane to rural SRP Generating Stations. This position will not offer an Alternative Work Week (AWW).


What You'll Do

  • Conducts assessments, referrals and brief, problem-solving counseling/consulting for all areas of behavioral health. 
  • Acts as case manager for last chance program. 
  • Researches, plans, organizes and presents behavioral health training and EDU programs company-wide. 
  • Performs crisis intervention, evaluation and appropriate referral for employees in emergency situations. 
  • Assists with formulating individual treatment plans and follow-up support therapy with external EAP and treatment centers in the community. 
  • Documents pertinent case info and statistics for input into confidential computer program. 
  • Helps advise, assist and support management in constructively dealing with behavioral health problems in their areas. 
  • Participates in quality assurance activities with HR reps and other HRS staff members serving SRP employees. 
  • Responsible for keeping patient intake information and records up to date. 
  • Works flexible hours and carries out other work assignments as requested. 
  • Participates in last change agreement process. 
  • Advises benefits department on EAP vendor issues/services. 
  • Provides behavioral health consultation to the SRP Threat Management Team. 
  • Participates on the SRP Business Continuity Plan, including providing Trauma Response and other Critical Incident Response.

What It Takes To Succeed

  • Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Licensure. 
  • Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) DOT qualification preferred.
  • Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP).
  • Must have knowledge and experience working with all types of behavioral health problems. 
  • Must have an academic and working knowledge of chemical dependency -- symptoms of use and abuse, disease process, withdrawal and recovery.
  • Must be able to establish rapport and professional credibility with employees on all levels. 
  • Must be comfortable talking to groups and presenting education and training programs. 
  • Must have a history of work performance where professional value system and work ethics are without question. 
  • Must possess enough self-assurance and behavioral health judgment to work independently.
  • Must have ability to work as a team member, supporting company policies, management and HR/Health Services colleagues. 
  • Must be able to establish good working relationships in the community for referral resources. 
  • Confidentiality strictly maintained in accordance with Arizona State Statutes. 


  • Minimum of 5 years experience providing EAP or behavioral health counseling and consulting.
  • Five years experience providing chemical dependency assessment and/or treatment preferred.


Completion of a Master’s Degree from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.


Hybrid Workplace

SRP currently offers a hybrid workplace, which allows employees whose jobs can be performed remotely, and who have sufficient technical capability, to telework up to three days per week. Although teleworking is available, all employees must live and work in Arizona. We are taking steps to protect the health and well-being of all team members, and by following a number of health and safety protocols, to reduce the risk of the coronavirus (COVID-19).


Drug/Alcohol Policy Statement

To promote the safety and well-being of our employees, customers, and the communities we serve, SRP is committed to maintaining a drug/alcohol free work environment. Although marijuana may now be legal in Arizona, except as otherwise specified under Arizona law, SRP considers it to be an illegal drug for the purpose of our drug/alcohol policy because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level. Any candidate found to be impaired during the hiring process or who has the presence of an illegal drug or unauthorized substance in their system during the pre-employment drug/alcohol test may be disqualified from further consideration in the hiring process.


Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Salt River Project (SRP) is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law.


Work Authorization

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas, OPT, or other employment-related visas.


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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