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Assessment Referral Counselor III 

About the Organization CenterPointe Hospitals and Signature Psychiatric Hospitals are premier providers of behavioral health care services, delivered with compassion for patients and their families, respect for employees, physicians and other health professionals, accountability for clinical and ethical performance, and responsibility to the communities we serve. We are free-standing acute psychiatric hospitals with locations in St. Charles, Columbia, Kansas City and Liberty, Missouri.

Treatment is based on the belief that, through a combination of medically managed care and therapeutic intervention and education, patients can learn to effectively manage their illnesses and cope with the effects on their lives.

Location Signature Psychiatric Hospital - NKC  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift Various Shifts  
Position Assessment Referral Counselor III  

The Assessment Counselor III is responsible for responding to inquiry calls, scheduling assessments, providing appropriate clinical screening of potential admissions, providing appropriate referrals and interfacing with Assessment and Referral staff/Physicians/Managed Care organizations/Insurance companies and the Business Office.

Position Requirements


  • Knowledge of hospital admission functions, psychiatric diagnoses symptomology, basic chemical dependency, and crisis/behavior management.
  • Knowledge of assessment and referral techniques and procedures.
  • Knowledge of external review organizations (i.e. managed care, Medicare, Medicaid).
  • Knowledge of patients’ rights, advanced directives, adult/child abuse laws, and emergency detention.
  • Basic computer knowledge.


  • Master’s Degree from an accredited program in mental health, psychology, social work, or related field; or a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Nursing.
  • At least one (1) year direct clinical experience in a psychiatric or mental health setting.
  • RN, LCSW, LMFT, LPC, or applicable clinical licensure required.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Req Number ADM-22-00012  

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