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Intake Assessment Therapist II

Job ID R-6879 Date Posted 08/05/2022 Location Roseville, California Schedule/Shift Regular/Days


SRMC-Sutter Roseville Med Center

Position Overview:

Provides and coordinates telephone intake and crisis intervention services by performing psychosocial assessments and crisis intervention services to patients identified as having psychiatric or chemical dependency problems. Obtains insurance authorization for patients requiring behavioral health services and facilitates referral to physicians and psychotherapists.

Job Description:

Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.

Master's: social work, counseling, or related field or equivalent education/experience


CPI-Crisis Prevention Institute

5150 training


  • Knowledgeable in child, adolescent, chemical dependency, adult and geriatric psychopathology, treatment and comprehensive mental status screening. Must be competent in crisis interventions.
  • Familiar with legal issues and California laws relating to the voluntary and involuntary treatment of the mentally ill and chemically dependent. Possess an understanding of current insurance benefits and medical necessity in the area of mental health.
  • Familiar with criteria for disposition to all possible levels of care within the mental health continuum in the community.
  • Familiar with community resources in the care of the mentally ill. Knowledge of PC and basic programs.
  • Ability to work in an environment where patients and their families/representatives may be experiencing stress.
  • Ability to take appropriate actions in volatile situations. Mental Health interviewing and screening skills required.
  • Demonstrates sound clinical judgment, problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Ability to interpret complex insurance regulations and authorization.
  • Detail oriented and have excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and customer relation skills.


CPI-Crisis Prevention Institute - Crisis Prevention Institute


Master's (Required)

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Part Time

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Every other Weekend





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Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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