Founded in 1955, Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 424-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California. The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a Cardiovascular Center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/northridgehospital for more information.
INTAKE COUNSELOR – PSYCH CRISIS TEAM
Dignity Health Northridge Hospital Medical Center
The INTAKE COUNSELOR is responsible for a variety of tasks that lead to a high level of customer satisfaction in the most cost-effective manner. Must have good phone skills and able to work in a fast paced environment. The Intake Counselor screens callers contacting Dignity Health NHMC Behavioral Health via phone for possible admission, or referral to community resources. Coordinates admissions to inpatient services.
Minimum two years health care experience required
Preferred experience in a psychiatric/addictive disease/mental health setting
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social services, counseling or a related field preferred
This position is represented by SEIU UHW and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement