Admissions Assessment Manager

Posted 3.18.24

Why Charlie Health?

Young people across the nation are grappling with a mental health crisis characterized by escalating rates of depression, anxiety, trauma, substance use disorders, and suicide. Individuals who seek support are met by geographical and financial barriers, driving increased urgency for a new approach to behavioral health treatment.

At Charlie Health, our mission is to connect the world to life-saving mental health treatment. Our treatment programs combine curated peer groups, individual therapy, and family therapy into personalized, evidence-based treatment plans to provide long-term healing from home. By prioritizing connections among young people with shared mental health experiences and goals, Charlie Health fosters sustainable healing and achieves industry-leading clinical outcomes, with over 90% of our clients seeing improvement in their most severe mental health symptoms.

Every member of the Charlie Health team is fueled by an unwavering passion for our mission. If you share this commitment, we invite you to join us in making a tangible impact on the mental health landscape.

About The Role

We are a startup with a big vision. Your role will be essential to our success. You’ll be granted an unparalleled level of responsibility, as your efforts will literally define how many kids we are able to treat. You’ll work hand-in-hand with our team to facilitate admissions for thousands of at-risk youth. You’ll obsess (in a healthy way) over ensuring that every possible patient and family member feel taken care of by Charlie Health’s Admissions Team. This position is highly interactive and serves as a critical part of aiding our patients as the team will be completing biopsychosocial assessments. 

Our team is composed of passionate, forward-thinking professionals eager to take on the challenge of the mental health crisis and play a formative role in providing life-saving solutions. We are looking for a candidate who is inspired by our mission and excited by the opportunity to build a business that will impact millions of lives in a profound way.


  • Accomplish department objectives by effectively managing a team of Admissions Assessment Therapists, Associates, and/or Coordinators
  • Leads supervision, promoting growth and development including, but not limited to:
    • Performance reviews
    • Weekly one-on-one check-ins
    • Team meetings
    • Hiring, training, coaching, and development
    • Developing growth plans 
  • Oversee intake and assessments of all prospective clients for national virtual intensive outpatient programming
  • Complete monthly chart audits to ensure compliance and quality assurance
  • Collaborate with Clinical Leadership, Admissions Leadership, Compliance, Revenue Cycle Management, and Utilization Review identifying opportunities for growth while developing, enhancing, and delivering policies and procedures to improve the quality of client experience and increase the efficacy of the admissions process 
  • Collaborates with teammates and determines admissions best practices, develops and revises admission policies and procedures
  • Handles instances of escalation, provides service recovery, and determines the best course of action
  • Demonstrate personable and competent communication skills to build rapport with clients in a compassionate, inclusive, and professional manner
  • Present programming information in a thorough and supportive manner to help clients gain access to care
  • Complete HIPAA-compliant virtual biopsychosocial assessments for adolescents and young adults with various mental health concerns
  • Identify and connect with appropriate staff when crisis intervention/safety assessment or a higher level of care is needed during the assessment
  • Construct provisional mental health diagnoses utilizing DSM-V criteria
  • Document client information in accordance with regulatory standards using electronic medical record 
  • Assign treatment team members and group schedules while informing staff of new admissions
  • Goal-oriented and motivated by increasing access and removing barriers to mental health care
  • Adapts to organizational change and departmental restructuring to fit the needs of our clients, families, and referral sources


  • 2+ years of behavioral health admissions supervisory/management experience required
  • Masters degree in mental health or a related field required
  • Independent mental health licensure is required (all disciplines welcome)
  • Salesforce experience preferred, familiarity with cloud-based communication and relevant software—Gmail, Slack, Dropbox, Zoom, Office, EMR
  • Experience working with teens and young adults preferred
  • Strong project management skills, with a demonstrable ability to assemble and manage details in a fast-paced, fluid environment
  • Ability to energize, motivate, communicate, and build rapport at all levels within an organization
  • High proficiency in navigating electronic medical record systems
  • Work authorized in the United States and native or bilingual English proficiency
  • Access to reliable technology resources to deliver uninterrupted, confidential, and compliant telehealth services


  • Monday-Friday 9a-6p MT, however this is a salaried role.


Charlie Health is pleased to offer comprehensive benefits to all full-time, exempt employees. Read more about our benefits here.

This role is not presently available in Illinois.#LI-Remote

Our Values

  • Connection
    • Care deeply
      • We care personally about every single person in the Charlie Health ecosystem: our clients, providers, and team members alike.
    • Inspire hope
      • We inspire hope with every interaction, reminding our clients that we truly and unconditionally believe in them.
  • Congruence
    • Stay curious
      • We ask “why” five times before we’re satisfied with the answer. We don’t stick to the status quo; we challenge our assumptions and remain humble.
    • Heed the evidence
      • Above all, we’re results-oriented. When we find data that calls our original plan into question, we modify or pivot.
  • Commitment
    • Act with urgency
      • We work as swiftly as possible. The mental health crisis is relentless, and so are we.
    • Don’t give up
      • Our clients don’t give up and neither do we. Persistence is our superpower.


Please do not call our public clinical admissions line in regard to this or any other job posting.

Please be cautious of potential recruitment fraud. If you are interested in exploring opportunities at Charlie Health, please go directly to our Careers Page: Charlie Health will never ask you to pay a fee or download software as part of the interview process with our company. In addition, Charlie Health will not ask for your personal banking information until you have signed an offer of employment and completed onboarding paperwork that is provided by our People Operations team. All communications with Charlie Health Talent and People Operations professionals will only be sent from email addresses. Legitimate emails will never originate from,, or other commercial email services.

Recruiting agencies, please do not submit unsolicited referrals for this or any open role. We have a roster of agencies with whom we partner, and we will not pay any fee associated with unsolicited referrals.

At Charlie Health, we value being an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to cultivate an environment where individuals can be their authentic selves. Being an Equal Opportunity Employer means every member of our team feels as though they are supported and belong. We value diverse perspectives to help us provide essential mental health and substance use disorder treatments to all young people.

Charlie Health applicants are assessed solely on their qualifications for the role, without regard to disability or need for accommodation.

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