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Mental Health Screener - Emergency Screening (Full Time Evening) Lakewood, NJ

Company: RWJBarnabas Health
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: May 31, 2024

Job Description:

Mental Health Screener - Emergency Screening (Full Time Evening) Lakewood, NJ
Req #: 0000127079

Category: Behavioral and Mental Health

Status: Full-Time

Shift: Evening

Facility: Monmouth Medical Center - Southern Campus

Department: Emergency Screening


MMC Southern Campus,
600 River Road, Lakewood, NJ 08701

Job Overview: The Mental Health Screener responds to the emotional needs of those requesting assistance through screening, assessment, crisis intervention, referral and outreach. QUALIFICATIONS: Required:

  • Master's degree in social work, psychology, nursing or related clinical field required
  • Certified New Jersey Mental Health Screener or immediately eligible within six months of hire required
  • Two years experience in a mental health setting, preferably in crisis intervention/emergency services Scheduling Requirements:
    • Full-Time
    • Evening Shift
    • 36 hours per week Essential Functions:
      • Brings all unusual situations, incidents or difficulties encountered to the provision of emergency services to the attention of the Director or his/her designate
      • Facilitates voluntary/involuntary hospitalization of clients in accordance with the Emergency Services policies and procedures
      • Fully documents all client contacts and submits in a timely manner
      • Provides and completes all documentation records and forms as stipulated in the Emergency Services Department policies and procedures
      • Provides crisis intervention, information, and referral services on the telephone, in the Emergency Room and throughout the community
      • Provides weekend, evening, and holiday coverage depending on the program needs
      • Performs all other duties as assigned Benefits and Perks: At RWJBarnabas Health, our market-competitive Total Rewards package provides comprehensive benefits and resources to support our employees physical, emotional, social, and financial health.
        • Paid Time Off (PTO)
        • Medical and Prescription Drug Insurance
        • Dental and Vision Insurance
        • Retirement Plans
        • Short & Long Term Disability
        • Life & Accidental Death Insurance
        • Tuition Reimbursement
        • Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
        • Wellness Programs
        • Voluntary Benefits (e.g., Pet Insurance) Discounts through our partners, such as NJ Devils, NJ PAC, Verizon, and more! Choosing RWJBarnabas Health! RWJBarnabas Health is the premier health care destination providing patient-centered, high-quality academic medicine in a compassionate and equitable manner, while delivering a best-in-class work experience to every member of the team. We honor and appreciate the privilege of creating and sustaining healthier communities, one person and one community at a time. As the leading academic health system in New Jersey, we advance innovative strategies in high-quality patient care, education, and research to address both the clinical and social determinants of health. RWJBarnabas Health aims to truly make a unique impact in local communities throughout New Jersey. From vastly improving the health of local residents to creating educational and career opportunities, this combination greatly benefits the state. We understand the growing and evolving needs of residents in New Jersey whether that be enhancing the coordination for treating complex health conditions or improving community health through local programs and education. RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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