Intake Coordinator (Acute) - Full Time
Location: ANCHORAGE, AK
North Star Behavioral Health is one of Alaska’s premier behavioral health providers, specializing in helping young people with life’s challenges. We have served children and adolescents through our acute care and residential treatment programs in Anchorage since 1984, and we now also treat active duty service members and veterans at the Chris Kyle Patriots Hospital. We are currently searching for Intake Coordinator to join our established team. The Intake Coordinator will be responsible for conducting phone, walk-in, and scheduled assessments as well as follow-ups and responding to inquiries and referrals. They are also responsible for providing emergency psychiatric consultation services to potential patients, other hospitals, referral sources, and community organizations.
This position requires a Master’s degree in Social Work,
Counseling, or Psychology, or a Registered Nurse licensed in Alaska.
Two years experience in mental health care in a hospital setting is
preferred. The ideal candidate will have a solid knowledge of mental
health and experience using the DSM. Assessment experience is
essential and candidates must have excellent verbal, written and
assessment skills and the ability to deal with stressful situations.