Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time Central Access Specialist for our Granite City, IL facility, servicing the Metro East and St. Louis, MO areas.
Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.
**Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a resume, complete the application, and answer all screening questions.
Must have a minimum of a high school diploma with ten (10) years’ experience working in the area of admissions, scheduling or screening potential intakes for services;
Or a Bachelor’s degree in a helping profession or related administrative area with five (5) years’ experience as stated above;
Or a Master’s degree in a helping profession or related administrative area.
Excellent telephone skills required with the ability to handle a high volume of calls.
Demonstrate professional, effective communication with employees, consumers/
potential consumers, support systems, and other community contacts.
Demonstrate effective problem solving skills with the ability to use sound judgment to successfully facilitate additional tasks related to specific inquiries.
Must demonstrate the ability to respond and communicate effectively and calmly with conflict-related or emotional situations.
Good keyboarding skills required including preferred data entry experience into a variety of databases including an electronic health record (EHR) or an electronic billing system.
General knowledge of standard office procedures and use of office equipment (i.e., filing, including electronic, basic word processing, and the ability to operate copier, fax, and scanning equipment) required.
This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, generous paid time off benefits, and more.
***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to 97211
Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.
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