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Triage / Intake Specialist

The Bridge

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Published:
July 12, 2018
Job location:
Dallas, Texas

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Type:
Full Time - practiced
Discipline:
Mental Health/Social Services
Preferred suitable education
4 Year Degree

 

The Bridge, a non-profit organization in Dallas, is looking to hire an practiced full-time Intake/Triage Specialist. The Intake/Triage Specialist is primarily responsible for orienting guests reporting for homeless services at the point of entry and in ensuring prompt assessments to determine level of care recommendations. The essential duty of this position requires conducting rapid clinical assessments to determine prioritized level of care needs and referral types. tasks include conducting clinical triage assessments, information and referral processing, enrollment in recovery services, multiple database entries, and ensuring expeditious linkage to all emergency, urgent, and routine services. The capability to make clinical judgments that direct next steps of care located upon presentation/self-report are crucial in this function.

expertise expertise AND ABILITIES:

   » capability to work as a member of a team, communicating with all levels of staffing
   » capability to be accurate, concise and detail oriented
   » capability to maintain confidentiality
   » Excellent interpersonal communication and negotiation expertise
   » Strong organizational and time management expertise
   » capability to work independently
   » Word, Excel, Access and Outlook practice

IMPORTANT QUALITIES:
   » Compassion : Works with people who are in stressful and difficult situations.
   » Interpersonal expertise : Being able to work with different groups of people.
   » Listening expertise : This position must be able to listen to and understand their clients’ needs.
   » Organizational expertise : Helping and managing multiple clients, often assisting with their paperwork or documenting their treatment, requires good organizational expertise.
MINIMUM Appropriate qualifications:
   » Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in Psychology / Social Work or related field
   » Three to five years’ practice in in behavioral health and diagnostic assessment and treatment planning is preferred
   » broad expertise of behavioral health conditions, terms, and diagnoses, including use of the multi-axial diagnosis system and practice in crisis avoidance/intervention and in providing rapid needs assessments
   » Bilingual (Spanish) a plus
Employees at The Bridge enjoy benefits such as:

   » health, dental, vision
   » PTO
   » 401K Plan
If you are interested in the position, please forward your resume and cover letter to James King, HR Director at E-Mail: jking@bridgenorthtexas.org. No phone calls, please.

MINIMUM Appropriate qualifications:
   » Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in Psychology / Social Work or related field
   » Three to five years’ practice in in behavioral health and diagnostic assessment and treatment planning is preferred
   » broad expertise of behavioral health conditions, terms, and diagnoses, including use of the multi-axial diagnosis system and practice in crisis avoidance/intervention and in providing rapid needs assessments
   » Bilingual (Spanish) a plus

NOTES:
4 openings.

Internal Number: Intake

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About The Bridge
Since opening in May 2008, The Bridge has evolved into an internationally recognized model for homeless recovery, establishing and leveraging key partnerships to ensure its guests have access to a variety of services that are essential to their comeback in the houselessness all coordinated at one facility. Located in the Farmers Market District of downtown Dallas and open 24 hours daily, the multi-service campus offers basic needs services, along with access to healthcare, earnings alternatives, and long-term housing. This “one-stop” concept lessens the need for transportation and alleviates frustration practiced by homeless individuals when accessing services. A Care Management team coordinates all on-site services and advocates for those experiencing homelessness from the point of entry until they are placed in housing.

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Contact Email: jking@bridgenorthtexas.org


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