Dignity Health

Intake Counselor

Job ID
2017-43109
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Behavioral Health
Hours / Pay Period
12
Facility
Northridge Hospital Medical Center
Shift
Night
NORTHRIDGE
CA
Standard Hours
days vary, 11p-11am

Overview

Founded in 1955, Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California.  The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a cardiovascular center, stroke center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley.  As a leading provider of compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care, we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees and more than 400 care centers.  Visit dignityhealth.org/northridgehospital for more information.

Responsibilities

INTAKE COUNSELOR – PSYCH CRISIS TEAM
Northridge Hospital Medical Center

The INTAKE COUNSELOR is responsible for a variety of tasks that lead to a high level of customer satisfaction in the most cost-effective manner. Must have good phone skills and able to work in a fast paced environment. The Intake Counselor screens callers contacting Dignity Health NHMC Behavioral Health via phone for possible admission, or referral to community resources. Coordinates admissions to inpatient services.
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Qualifications

Requirements:
 
  • Minimum two years health care experience required
  • Preferred experience in a psychiatric/addictive disease/mental health setting
  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, social services, counseling or a related field preferred
  • AS 400, Teletracker, E-Verify, Excel spreadsheets
  • Must maintain current Fire Safety cards
  • This position is represented by SEIU UHW and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement

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