Intake Specialist RN - MentalHealth Clinic
Company: Carle Health
Posted on: November 18, 2022
The Intake Specialist assesses new patient referrals for
appropriate level of behavioral health care.
Associate's Degree in Nursing field
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Registered Professional Nurse (RN) License Illinois upon hire.
Two (2) years experience providing mental health Assessments,
therapy and/or crises intervention and triage services. Knowledge
about psychotropic medications.
- 3 years behavioral health experience
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Must have strong communication and listening skills. Ability to
work effectively with a variety of personalities at various
organizational levels. Must have the ability to remain calm in
crises situations and make clear decisions about patients that
would best serve patients.
- Assesses new patient referrals. Determines appropriate level of
mental health care based upon assessment.
- Provides phone and video evaluations.
- Provides assistance in crisis situations.
- Provides education and counseling to patients, families and
- Provides training and supervision to Patient Support
- Documents accurately and completely.
- Screens new patients referred to the Psychiatry/Psychology
Department for treatment and refers new patients for appropriate
services inside and outside the department.
- Performs mental health evaluations for referred patients,
including assessing need for ongoing psychotherapy or other
- Maintains patient confidentiality and fulfills provider
responsibilities as specified under HIPAA, the Illinois Mental
Health and Developmental Disabilities Code and the Illinois Mental
Health and Developmental Disabilities Confidentiality Act.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,
color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or
any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health
participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security
Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland
Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to
confirm work authorization. - For more information:
Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for
all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or
religious exemption will be permitted. With an approved exemption,
healthcare workers must do weekly testing and verify a negative
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