AMITA Health Careers
Job ID: 422223

Behavioral Health Clinical Intake/Assessment Specialist - Glen Oaks Behavioral Health - Full-Time, PM's/Evenings

Glendale Heights, Illinois

Regular / Evening

We Are Hiring

Spclst-Intake, Behavioral - Adult Psychiatry Nursng Unit - Full-Time, Evening -

3 8 hour shifts, 3  - 11:30pm and every other weekend 11:00am -11:30pm

AMITA Health Adventist GlenOaks Hospital - Glendale Heights, IL

Why Join AMITA Health?

AMITA Health (www.AMITAhealth.org) is a joint operating company formed by the Adventist Health System in Altamonte Springs, FL and St. Louis, MO based Ascension.

AMITA Health is the largest health system in Illinois, comprising 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care.  The health system has 900 providers in its medical groups, more than 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners and serves over 4.3 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with AMITA Health, you will have the opportunity to conduct interviews and behavioral health assessments for potential admissions.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides admissions and intake services to patients and potential patients.
  • Responds to telephone inquiries from persons seeking mental health care or information about mental health-related services.
  • Admits patients to the hospital and registers outpatients with appropriate physician orders or transfers to another facility.
  • Documents calls and related admission information.
  • Reviews all paperwork accompanying patients to ensure adherence with hospital and regulatory policies.
  • May staff a crisis hotline.

What You Will Need

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
    • Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling or related field required.

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.