Tower Health

  • Intake Specialist FT

    Job Locations US-PA-Coatesville
    Requisition ID
    2018-17105
    Hospital
    Brandywine Hospital
    Shift
    Day shift - with rotation if needed
    Department
    Adult Mental Health
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Allied Health
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    About the Organization 

    Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

     

    With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

     

    Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

     

    At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    The Intake Specialist is responsible for the function of appropriately assessing and admitting adult/adolescent/child patients in accordance with current standards of mental health practices. He/She follows policies and procedures for the Intake/Admissions process for adult and adolescent/child population.

    Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in social services, mental health/behavioral sciences preferred, or related field or RN/Mental Health Worker with 5 years experience with mental health assessment. Master's degree preferred.

     

    Minimum of 3 years experience in direct clinical practice in a psychiatric/mental health/chemical dependency setting. Crisis work and hospital based care preferred.

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