Intake Counselor (Licensed)

Posted: 07/31/2022

 

Job Description

Responsibilities

Intake Counselor Opportunity

 

Hickory Trail Hospital, an 86-bed behavioral health facility located just south of Dallas, has been providing quality health care to the residents of DFW since 1988. Hickory Trail Hospital provides inpatient and day treatment for children, adolescents, adults, and senior adults. Our professional staff individualizes care to uniquely fit the intensity and severity of each client's case and their family's needs. Because crisis occurs at all times of the day and night, our services are provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  We are also a proud supporter of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention. Visit us online at https://www.hickorytrail.com/

 

We are seeking an experienced Intake Counselor to join our talented Admissions/Intake team!

 

Hours available - 3 shifts: 

  • 7:00am - 3:00pm;
  • 3:00pm - 11:00pm;
  • 11:00pm - 7:00am

 

Position Summary: 

The Intake Counselor, under the supervision of the Director of Admissions, interviews and assesses potential patients and inquiry callers. The Intake Counselor works with the Business Office regarding patient financial data, as well as with the UR Department for the certification of patients admitted. Also initiates the referral process when indicated, and communicates with referral sources.

 

 

Qualifications

Requirements:

Education:   Master's Degree from an accredited college or university, in Social Work or a clinical related mental health field.

Experience:   Two-three (2-3) years’ experience in the area of substance/ a psychiatric health care facility, with direct experience in family and group therapies, crisis intervention, and treatment skills; must have strong clinical assessment skills. Combination of education, licensure and experience and/ or student internship hours may be considered.

License:     Must possess a state licensure: LPC, LPC-I, LCDC, LMFT, LMSW or LCSW or RN.

Additional Requirements: CPR and CPI training must be completed prior to beginning work. Must be able to pass a competency exam for the area upon hire.


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We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

 

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