Behavioral Health Intake Therapist at SSM Health Care of Oklahoma, Inc.

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a calling

OK-SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital - Oklahoma City

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Job Highlights:

Our mission and values put the patient first and helps you to feel valued while respecting teamwork and collaboration. Our therapist roles are an integral piece in our care team and we see it as a partnership. This BH Therapist position is part time, weekends. At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate people like you.

Job Summary:

Conducts interviews and behavioral health assessments for potential admissions including telehealth assessments.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:


  • Provides admissions and intake services to patients and potential patients.

  • Responds to telephone inquiries from persons seeking mental health care or information about mental health-related services.

  • Facilitates admission of in-patients and out-patients based on physician orders. Coordinates transportation to another facility and/or referral to a lower level of care as indicated.

  • Documents calls and related admission information. May staff crisis hotline as needed.

  • Reviews all paperwork accompanying patients to ensure adherence to hospital and regulatory policies.

  • Performs insurance verification and prior-authorization based on payor requirements.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Master's degree in Behavioral Health or related field


  • No experience required


  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent keyboard use/data entry.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Rare climbing.

Licenses / Certifications:

FUTURE - Licensed Behavioral Practitioner (LBP) within 30 months - State of Work Location, FUTURE - Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) within 30 months - State of Work Location, FUTURE - Licensed Counselor and Drug Counselor- Mental Health (LADC-MH) - within 30 months - Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors, FUTURE - Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT) within 30 months - State of Work Location, FUTURE - Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) within 30 months - State of Work Location

Work Shift:

Weekend Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:



80750040 Single Point of Entry

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SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

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