INTAKE SPECIALIST registry rotate shifts

MacNeal Hospital - Berwyn, Illinois

9/27/2018 12:06:08 PM

Reporting to the Behavioral Health Services Patient Services Supervisor collaborates with all MacNeal customers (internal/external) in an effort to meet the needs of person(s) seeking Behavioral Health Services. Completes Initial Clinical assessments to determine the appropriate level of Behavioral Health Care.


1. Licensed by the State of Illinois as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC); however, will require supervision of by a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and/or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). State of Illinois LCSW and LCPC highly desirable.

2. Three (3) years of previous experience in a Behavioral Health setting required. Experience with Behavioral Health Intake/Admissions highly preferred.

3. Minimum of one (1) year of previous experience in completing Behavioral Health level of care assessments for adolescents and adults required.

4. Minimum of two (2) years of progressive Utilization Review/Management experience in a Behavioral Health setting.

5. Level of knowledge normally acquired through the completion of a Masters Degree in Social Work or other related Behavioral Science.

6. Current CPR Certification required.

7. Interpersonal skills necessary to maintain a professional demeanor in emotionally challenging and stressful situations that may include physically volatile occurrences.

8. Analytical skills required to prioritize and intervene in an environment that has a rapidly fluctuating work volume.

9. Marketing and business skills that enhance ability to work external contractors and customers.

10. Empathic approach to providing crisis intervention with an ability to establish appropriate limits while providing quality care.

11. Above average written and verbal communications skills needed to ensure for comprehensive and accurate documentation.

Job: Nursing

Hospital/Facility: MacNeal Hospital

Job Type: PT2Y

Shift Type: Rotate

If other shift, specify: as needed coverage

Berwyn, IL

Berwyn, Illinois