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SSM Health Behavioral Health Intake Therapist in Saint Louis, Missouri

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

MO-SSM Health System Office 1015 Corp Sq

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Job Highlights:

Interested in joining a great team? Come join us here at SSM! We are looking for experienced Therapists to join a great team that serves our St. Louis Ministries.

  • Base rate starts at $26/hr :

  • SSM Health Benefits package

  • Working with a great team that serves our St. Louis patients

  • Rotating 3rd weekend, night shifts, and holiday rotation.

Sign-on bonus up to $10,000 for qualified candidates!

**Sign on bonuses are for external qualified candidates. Internal candidates, please check with your recruiter to see what options are available for 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.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Master's degree in Behavioral Health or related field


  • No experience required

Licenses / Certifications:

Licensed Behavioral Practitioner (LBP) - State of Work Location, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - State of Work Location, Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT) - State of Work Location, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) - State of Work Location

Work Shift:

Night Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:



8052000130 Beh. Med. Central Intake

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