Triage Specialist, 1655

Recruitment #200629-UNCX-264



Interested applicants must submit resumes referencing the job title (Triage Specialist) and announcement number 2020-92 GMH, along with a copy of their most recent performance evaluation to:


This position is located at Griffin Memorial Hospital in Norman, Oklahoma.

Triage Specialist, 1655 

Company Overview:
The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) is responsible for providing services to Oklahomans who are affected by mental illness and substance abuse. ODMHSAS strives to provide persistent, incremental improvements in the quality and effectiveness of treatment which results in better recovery for more Oklahomans.  Our state-operated facilities are commissioned to provide services that promote consumer empowerment, wellness, recovery, and integration in the community.

Griffin Memorial Hospital (GMH) is located in Norman, Oklahoma, and serves all 77 counties in Oklahoma as the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) treatment center for adults.  GMH provides community crisis stabilization and residential treatment for substance abuse and co-occurring mental health and trauma related conditions. 

Griffin Memorial Hospital is committed to creating a nonviolent and trauma-informed culture through the seven (7) Sanctuary Commitments.  Those Commitments are - Non-Violence, Emotional Intelligence, Social Learning, Shared Governance, Open Communication, Social Responsibility, and Commitment to Growth and Change.

Job Type/Salary:
Full time / (Monday – Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Triage Specialist - $33,500+/year

Under general direction provides integrated counseling for persons with alcohol/drug use/abuse and mental illness as well as other services while inpatient and social services in the discharge process at Griffin Memorial.  This position has ability to address multiple interlocking problems and the problems that cannot be separated into free-standing components.  Addresses both Mental Health and Substance Abuse problems concurrently. 

Completion of curriculum requirements for a master’s degree in a behavioral health field or closely related behavioral science field and one (1) year of experience in professional case management behavioral health services OR A bachelor’s degree in a behavioral health field and (2) years of professional experience in professional case management behavioral health services.

Benefit Highlights:
• Generous benefit allowance to off-set insurance costs
• Flexible Spending Account
• 11 Paid Holidays
• 15 days of vacation and 15 days of sick leave the first year
• Retirement Savings Plan with a generous company match
• Employee Assistance Program
• Longevity Bonus for years of service

Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.



Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.