Clinical Assessment Provider - Associate License

Behavioral Health Phoenix, Arizona


Clinical Assessment Provider - SED/SMI 

Job Purpose: 
The Clinical Assessment Provider meets with new, returning, or prospective patients, asks a series of clinical assessment questions to compile an integrated whole-person behavioral health assessment, then uses this data to determine the best next course of action for that patient.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Associate level clinician for SED/SMI evaluations
  • Interviews patients courteously and professionally to obtain pertinent clinical information.
  • Uses the DSM-5 to compile and identify patients’ clinical diagnoses.
  • Completes screening of patients’ needs and symptoms to determine the appropriateness of outpatient behavioral health services.
  • Assesses risk for all patients and provides safety/crisis planning and resources to patients who identify danger to self or others.
  • Processes and completes documentation for patients efficiently and by protocols.
  • Outreaches patients who do not attend scheduled appointments and attempt to reschedule within 24 hours.
  • Other duties assigned.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree required in a related field of study. (Bachelors in nursing with at least 1 year of behavioral health experience or a psychiatric-mental health certification or a Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work or Marriage and Family Therapy)
  • Experience using the DSM-5 for behavioral health diagnoses..
  • Counseling training and experience a plus, licensed by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners or Nursing board required.
  • Experience with assessment of safety and crisis processes in the state of Arizona preferred.
  • Telehealth experience a plus.
  • Exceptional communication skills and ability to de-escalate with the use of discretion required.
  • Accurate data entry skills into an electronic medical record and an ability to multi-task multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.


Denova is an integrated primary care and behavioral health practice based in the Greater Phoenix metropolitan area. Our comprehensive virtual care services are available for residents throughout the entire state of Arizona.

We provide a “whole person” approach to health and promote collaboration among our team of primary care providers and specialists. Our unique service integration of primary care, behavioral health, addiction medicine, and wellness enables our team to provide better health outcomes.