Recruitment # 2101
Behavioral Health Services, Inc.
POSITION: Admissions/Assessment Specialist II
1775 Chestnut Ave.
Long Beach, CA.
DUTIES: The Admissions/Assessment Specialist II/III initiates and completes the admissions and/or assessment process. Communicates in a professional manner, obtains accurate information, and makes appropriate placements in BHS facilities and/or appropriate referrals into our treatment programs.
QUALIFICATIONS: Following are the qualifications required to perform the essential functions of this position. Qualifications may be subject to modification based in the Americans with Disabilities Act. Bilingual abilities may be required within certain BHS programs. High school diploma or equivalency. Recognize certification, or progress towards certification, as a Substance Abuse Counselor; related supervised work experience will be considered in lieu of education. Two years supervised experience working in substance and/or related field. Certification from a drug and alcohol studies program desired. Must have valid California driver's license and liability insurance if driving personal vehicle on BHS business. Vision, hearing, manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination must be adequate for performance of job duties. Able to sit at desk, use keyboard, write and physically perform other job duties. Able to move about the facility to observe clients and staff. Specific qualifications may vary based on assignment.
Recovering individuals must have a minimum two years clean, sober and abstinent to be considered for employment.
APPLICATIONS: Current BHS employees who are interested in this position may apply by submitting an "Employee Request for Transfer" following the instructions shown on the form. The request must be received no later than the closing date of this recruitment. Internal applicants will be accepted after that time only if other applications are still being accepted and considered.
CLOSING DATE: 5/23/2013
BHS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER