Administrative Assistant, Behavioral Health Emergency Services

Location: Lawrence, MA
Job ID: 171571-1A
Date Posted: Apr 13, 2022
Category: Specialist

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services. Our team delivers quality care to clients and families in more than 30 communities throughout the North Shore, Merrimack Valley and Greater Boston. Our mission is to provide personal, compassionate, state-of-the-art, integrated behavioral healthcare that makes a difference in the lives of the people and communities we serve. Our services include mental health counseling, addiction treatment, and family and school-based services.


About the Job

The Emergency Services Program (ESP) is a 24/7 mobile crisis team that provides comprehensive psychiatric assessments and crisis intervention and stabilization services to individuals of all ages. The ESP serves individuals in a variety of settings including homes, outpatient clinics and hospital emergency rooms.

The Administrative Assistant position is a unique opportunity for a team-oriented individual who wants to make a difference in the behavioral health field by ensuring seamless access to emergency psychiatric services.

The Administrative Assistant’s Responsibilities Are:

  • Maintains an efficient tracking system of required information for various process/procedures for program.
  • Generates appropriate reporting and maintains an effective filing system.
  • Coordinates communication within the site to ensure staff receives all pertinent information.
  • Prepares batch sheets for bi-weekly payroll.
  • Facilitates invoice process with Program Director and Accounts Payable.
  • Monitors fax machine periodically to retrieve faxes.
  • Assists managers and supervisors with special projects.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in a related field is preferred.
  • Experience with Excel, Word, and electronic health records preferred.


Full time, 40 hours per week, (Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00p)

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.