Needs Assessment Counselor - ICAC - (3p-11p) M-F
Lakeside Behavioral Health System - Memphis, TN

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Facility Information:
Since 1976 Lakeside Behavioral Health System has
been the premier provider of specialized behavioral health and
addictive disease services in the Memphis and mid-south region. The
295 bed facility is located on a safe and private 37 acre campus in
northeast Shelby County and provides comprehensive behavioral health
treatment for adults, seniors, adolescents and children. Lakeside's
specialized programs treat disorders such as depression and anxiety,
as well as addictive disease disorders such as alcoholism and drug
addiction. At Lakeside, we believe in offering a variety of
options to our patients, making our programs more accessible and our
treatment more effective, while maintaining high levels of quality
care. Lakeside Behavioral Health System is accredited by the Joint
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, certified by
Medicare, and licensed by the State of Tennessee.

Job Description :
The Needs Assessment Counselor provides telephonic
and in-person risk assessment and crisis intervention, initial
contact with referral sources and potential patients, coordinates the
referral and intake process, determines appropriate level of care,
facilitates the admission process and maintains communication with
referral sources, families, patients and unit staff.


Job Requirements:
Master's degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social
Work or Human Services field is required, license preferred. Prior
intake, assessment, admission and crisis intervention experience with
a psychiatric mental health population, preferably in an inpatient