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Behavioral Health Navigator - Urgent Care Facility

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • North County Facility -
  • Hourly -
  • Day/Evening Rotation - 8 hour shifts -
  • Every Other Weekend -
  • Weekend Rotation as Required by Department -
  • Benefits Eligible -

  • Job ID: 1221215
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    BJC Behavioral Health is a community health center that provides and coordinates behavioral health services for more than 8,000 seriously mentally ill adults and seriously emotionally disturbed children in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. François, Iron and Washington counties.  As an Administrative Agent of the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH) serves as a major point of entry for people eligible for mental health services funded by DMH and is responsible for serving as gatekeeper to the public mental health system.  

    Inform, outreach, screen for services, and successfully refer people to the appropriate services within the organization and larger community in a manner that is timely and respectful.


    Role Purpose

    The Behavioral Health Navigator is responsible for coordinating services for mental health patients. This position facilitates the linkage of the patient to a qualified mental health professional, who will evaluate and determine the needs of the patient. This position also assists patients and families to identify the various resources and services available in the local community.


  • Initiates contact and works with various caregivers & facilities to determine their capacity for placement of mental health patients.
  • Ensures that general information about care facilities and various community resources (i.e., contact information, location, number of beds, etc.) is accurate and readily available.
  • Coordinates the assignment of new patients to a qualified mental health professional.
  • Ensures that electronic medical records (EMR) and associated documentation related to the patient are accurate and kept up to date.
  • Prepares faxes, manages workflows, and performs various administrative duties.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • High School Diploma or GED


  • <2 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Associate's Degree


  • 2-5 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer