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Intake Specialist Casual
Job Summary: General responsibility of providing professional evaluation and triage of patients. The responsibilities will entail crisis management, intake and referral for placement of patients within the Psychiatric programs and case coordination with community referral sources.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree (accredited) in Social Work, Counseling or Clinical Psychology, plus two years’ experience working in a mental health treatment setting. Licensed in good standing in the State of Michigan in respective discipline.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Experience in psychiatric diagnostic interviewing, suicide and behavioral risk assessment, crisis management, and evaluation of adult and pediatric psychiatric patients. Experience working as an emergency department behavioral health evaluator preferred. Familiarity with pre-admission utilization review procedures, and case management of individuals in psychiatric crisis. Familiar with electronic medical record documentation system.
Working Conditions: Subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses. Scheduled for after-hours on-call shifts.
Physical Requirements: Constantly sit, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, talk/hear, lift/carry 1 to 25 lbs. Frequently stand, walk, reach, lift/carry 25 to 50 lbs. Occasionally lift/carry 50 lbs.