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Intake Specialist Behavioral Health NIGHTS

Company: AMITA HEALTH
Location: Chicago
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

This role is eligible for a $5000 sign-on bonus, provided you successfully complete all pre-employment requirements subject to the terms and conditions of the offer.  Former associates of six months or less are not eligible.

 

Overlooking beautiful Lake Michigan and Lincoln Park, AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago in the Lakeview neighborhood is an academic hospital that's home to experienced doctors with a passion for providing exceptional patient care. The hospital also hosts several centers of nationally recognized care, including the Chicago Institute of Advanced Bariatrics, the Mark M. Connolly Center for Cancer and Specialty Care and the Diamond Headache Clinic.

 

Schedule: 3 Days a Week 7:00PM - 7:30AM with rotating weekends and holidays required. 

What You Will Do:

Conduct interviews and behavioral health assessments for potential admissions.

  • Provide admissions and intake services to patients and potential patients.
  • Respond to telephone inquiries from persons seeking mental health care or information about mental health-related services.
  • Admit patients to the hospital and register outpatients with appropriate physician orders or transfers to another facility.
  • Document calls and related admission information.
  • Review all paperwork accompanying patients to ensure adherence with hospital and regulatory policies.
  • May staff a crisis hotline.
What You Will Need:

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
Additional Preferences:

Crisis Intervention and Assessment & Referral experince a plus.

Bachelors degree or higher in Psyschology, Behavioral Health, Social Work preferred. 

Why Join Our Team:

AMITA Health, one of the largest health systems in Illinois, is comprised of 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. With more than 900 providers in its medical groups, 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners, AMITA Health serves over 6.6 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.

We are committed to improving accessibility to healthcare in the communities we serve. We hold ourselves accountable to our patients and one another, and we work hard to treat the whole person, body, mind and spirit. Our compassionate, talented team members are the source of our strength, and we invest heavily in their well-being. We offer significant professional opportunities, career advancement potential, comprehensive training and competitive wages.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

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.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement


Please note that AMITA Health will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. AMITA Health will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Keywords: AMITA HEALTH, Chicago , Intake Specialist Behavioral Health NIGHTS, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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