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AMITA Health Behavioral Health Clinical Intake Specialist in Glendale Heights, Illinois

We Are Hiring

AMITA Health represents one of the largest hospital systems in Illinois, with 15 acute care hospitals and four specialty hospitals devoted to behavioral health, long-term care, physical rehabilitation and women and children’s needs.

AMITA Health is an award-winning health system committed to delivering compassionate care to nearly 6.6 million residents in Chicago and its surrounding suburbs

Work Schedule: Part-time Days, 7:00am - 7:30pm (2:12 hr shifts per week)

w/ rotating weekends

Location: Adventist GlenOaks, Glendale Heights, IL

What You Will Do

The Intake Specialist in Adult Pysch will 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

Education: MS degree in Pyschology or Social Work is highly 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 Employment 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.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease 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.

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