Dignity Health Senior Evaluator in STOCKTON, California


St. Joseph's Behavioral Health Center is a member of Dignity Health. The word "dignity" perfectly defines what our organization stands for, showing respect for all people by providing excellent care.

St. Joseph's Behavioral Health Center is a licensed, not-for-profit facility, providing comprehensive behavioral health services for psychiatric and chemical dependency disorders. We offer a 35-bed inpatient hospital, day treatment, and outpatient services. Our specially trained staff of board certified psychiatrists, physicians and licensed professionals are committed to providing compassionate, quality care, and creating an atmosphere that fosters communication, trust, and personal growth.


Position Summary:

The Senior Evaluator will complete initial psychiatric and chemical dependency assessments. Responsible for enhancing referrals and gathering and disseminating information collected during the evaluation/admission process. Resource person to the general public and community agencies for counseling and allied services. Liaison for the purpose of facilitating courteous and professional working relations among St. Joseph's Behavioral Health Center and other medical centers and agencies who serve as referral sources, including utilization review and managed care companies. This position requires providing service to a one or more age populations including a child, adolescent/teen, adult and geriatric patient population in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individual served.



  • Background and experience in the application of Crisis Theory Methodology and experience in an inpatient or residential Psychiatric setting required, with a minimum of two (2) years' experience in a Psychiatric/Chemical Dependency setting conducting evaluations.

  • Background and experience in the applicatino of Crisis Theory Methodology and experience in an Inpatient or Residential Psychiatric setting required.

  • A Masters is required.

  • Current BLS Certification through the American Heart Association

  • Current CA Driver License


  • Degree in Allied Health such as Psychology, Social Work or equivalent/relevant field preferred.

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Job ID 2018-47639

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Psychiatric Acute-Adult

Hours / Pay Period 16

Facility St Josephs Behavioral Health Center

Shift Varied


State/Province CA

Standard Hours As defined by the CBA and business needs.