Behavioral Health Department Assistant

Cleveland, OH 44113

Posted: 09/14/2023 Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire Job Category: Healthcare Job Number: 01 - 170673 ge Pay Rate: $16 to $18/hr, based on experience

Job Description

A local medical facility is seeking an Assistant to organize and manage the needs of patients and their families.  You will work Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. with one evening per week. 


  • Screen and process mental health referrals in EPIC, make phone calls, send letters, manage referrals, and link patients to providers or other services
  • Manage and prioritize requests and calls to BH Department
  • Maintain current list of community resource and updated periodicals
  • Make reminder phone calls to patients and order transportation as needed
  • Provide Spanish speaking services as needed
  • Perform other duties as needed



Job Requirements


  • LSW or comparable degree preferred
  • Experience working in a behavioral health setting is preferred
  • Must be familiar with community resources
  • Must be fluent in English and Spanish
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Web maintenance, and database management
  • Must be able to walk, sit, or stand for long periods of time and lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be comfortable working in an environment that is stressful at times
  • Must have good organizational skills and be detail-oriented
  • Must be mentally alert, patient, and tactful with patients
  • Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality 

Only candidates that can pass a background, credit check, and drug screen will be considered

For an immediate interview, please call 216-706-7347 or submit your resume to

Additional Information

For over 35 years, Area Temps has been committed to providing Northeast Ohio companies with office staffing services, technical, skilled trades, industrial and professional staffing solutions.  We measure our success by the thousands of people who have accepted permanent positions with our client companies, either through a direct hire or after successfully completing an initial temporary assignment.

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