Intake Specialist
North Star Hospital - Anchorage, AK

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North Star is Alaska’s premier behavioral health provider that specialized in helping young people with life’s challenges. We recognize that childhood should be a time of joy, fulfillment, growth, and nurturing care. We also recognize that situations happen that are beyond young people’s control or ability to effectively handle. Our programs at North Star work with the family and the community to help facilitate optimal growth and nurturing throughout times of childhood adversity. Our goal is to help young people get on a track that leads to a life of youthfulness – the life that child and adolescents deserve.

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.

Requirements

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.