Intake Specialist

Haymarket Center - Chicago, IL

30+ days agoFull-time


Chicago, IL * Chicago, IL


Haymarket Center has emerged as a leader in the field of addictions and behavioral health treatment. We have done this through our evidence based interventions and state of the art programming geared towards strong outcomes. Our theme that captures the spirit of Haymarket Center in 2017 and beyond is "Focus on Success." The message behind Focus on Success is one of participation by every Haymarket Center employee. Together, we are creating a company where teamwork and collaboration enable us to succeed, both individually and collectively. Haymarket Center is the largest not-for-profit community-based adult detoxification, residential, and outpatient substance abuse treatment facility in Chicago. Haymarket Center has continued to grow into a comprehensive alcohol and other drug treatment organization, licensed by the state of Illinois, which receives funding from the private sector, as well as city, county, state and federal agencies. The treatment programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitative Facilities (CARF).

The Assessor is responsible for the completion of the Global Appraisal of Individual Needs assessment. The Assessor must possess thorough understanding of Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders.


  • Must complete at least three assessments per day .
  • Must possess strong writing skills
  • Complete domestic violence assessments when appropriate .
  • Place patients in appropriate level of care .
  • Must have strong computer skills
  • The candidate should be able to manage their time in a way that would ensure quality and productivity measures.
  • Triage with other professionals to ensure comprehensive quality care for the patient.
  • Work with admissions counselor to schedule patient's admission.
  • Coordinate patient's attendance to pre-treatment groups .
  • Other duties as required for effective team work or as assigned by Supervisor.



  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Some college preferred, particularly in substance abuse or related field
  • Must be GAIN certified within 90 days of hire .
  • Must be CADC certified in within 2yrs of Employment
  • Good Verbal and written skills required.
  • Bilingual or sign language beneficial.
  • Assessment skills required.
  • Previous assessment experience beneficial. Must be able to form a diagnostic impression by using bio-psych-socials and other assessment tools to determine the level of care needed by the patient, including patient strengths, problem areas, and the areas of clinical and medical concerns, impressions, recommendations, and developing a diagnostic summary.

Human Resources

932 W. Washington, Chicago, IL 60607

Those applying internally must submit an interview request form


No phone calls please

Haymarket Center is an equal opportunity employer

We maintain a drug free work environment.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, makes it unlawful to discriminate in employment against any qualified individuals with a disabilities. Reasonable accommodations can be made to ensure that an employee is able to complete their essential functions of their job duties

Job Type: Full-time


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • LCSW, LSW, LPC, LCPC (Preferred)
  • CADC (Preferred)