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Behavioral Health Assistant

Req #:  104840
Facility:  Christ Medical Center
Department:  NonClinical Support/Customer Service/Clerical Admi
City:  Oak Lawn
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0


Advocate Christ Medical Center is part of Advocate Health Care, one of the nation’s leading health care networks. A not-for-profit, 749-bed, premier teaching institution with more than 1,200 affiliated physicians, Christ Medical Center is one of the major referral hospitals in the Midwest for a number of specialties, including cancer care; cardiovascular services; heart, kidney and lung transplantation; neurosciences; orthopedics; and women’s health. The hospital provides emergency care for more than 100,000 patient visits annually and has one of the busiest Level I trauma centers in Illinois.



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Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Illinois (95th Street & Kostner Avenue)


Behavioral Health Assistant – Ambulatory Behavioral Health - #104840

  • Day shift: 8am – 4:30pm; Monday - Friday
  • Registry (no guaranteed hours, no benefits, and you will be scheduled as needed)


JOB SUMMARY: To provide a high level of conscientious service to Behavioral Health Department leaders, and to perform varied secretarial, clerical, and minor administrative duties using independent judgment and action within established guidelines.



  • Performance of secretarial and minor administrative services in support of department in a courteous

    efficient manner.

  • Performance of reception duties in a courteous and efficient manner when asked.
  • Responsible clerical duties. Maintains department and assigned manager's/coordinator's files
  • Performance of data base coordination.



  • H.S. or equivalent
  • 2-4 years secretarial experience OR Associates degree AND 1-2 years secretarial experience
  • Typing 60+ words per minutes,
  • Computer experience with preferred Proficiency in several software packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Ability to create spreadsheets
  • If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.



About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago