MH Triage Specialist

Organization: Group Health Cooperative

Location: Madison, WI

The Mental Health Triage Specialist is responsible for completing initial telephone screening, providing triage and risk assessments, completing safety planning, and determining acuity and appropriate level of care for members seeking mental health and related behavioral health services. The Triage Specialist also provides crisis mental health services to individuals and families on an outpatient basis including counseling and crisis intervention, short-term case management, and information and referrals to in-house and community resources. In addition, the Triage Specialist provides assistance to other Providers by acting as a consultant for individuals with complex psychosocial needs. The incumbent may provide office-based intake assessments to GHC-SCW patients as a member of the mental health practitioner staff. The Triage Specialist receives day to day guidance, clinical consultation and administrative supervision from the Mental Health Coordinator, with additional direction and supervision from the Director of Behavioral Health and Medical Specialty services.

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