AMHD Access Screener

Sep 29 2017
State of Hawaii, Department of Health |Pearl City|Full Time, $36,000 - $60,000 / year
Category: Healthcare
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Adult Mental Health Division

Waipahu – Aiea, Oahu


Adult Mental Health Division (AMHD) Access Screener

$3,000 - $5,000 per month, commensurate w/ training and experience



Exempt, non-civil service appointment.  The primary purpose of this position is to staff the statewide Crisis Line of Hawaii program.  The function of this position includes, but is not necessarily limited to, providing supportive telephone counseling, screening for urgent or emergent mental health needs, authorizing and dispatching crisis support services, and providing information on services in the community.  The Crisis Line of Hawaii serves the larger community by providing essential safety-net supports, including information and referral, supportive telephone counseling, and crisis outreach services for persons of all ages.



Minimum Qualification(s)


EDUCATION:  A Bachelor’s degree in nursing, social work, or other human service degree.  A diploma RN may qualify depending on experience. 


EXPERIENCE:  One year experience in working with the seriously mentally ill or one year experience with a crisis line as a volunteer or paid staff or one year experience in mental health not necessarily working with seriously mentally ill.



LICENSE:  A Valid Type 3 Driver’s License is desired.


Who May Apply


LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT:  The State of Hawaii requires that all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the Unites States.


How to Apply


Submit cover letter, contact information, completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment, and detailed resume to:


Department of Health

Adult Mental Health Division

1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 256

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813

Attn:  Personnel


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met.


For application packet go to:​-opportunities/


Other Information


For additional information, you may send an email to Belinda Danielson at 


This position is exempt from civil service.  Therefore, if you are appointed to the position, your employment will be considered to be “at will.”  




An Equal Opportunity Employer