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Mental Health Screener

AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
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    113879770
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Atlantic City, NJ

POSITION SHIFT: Days

POSITION STATUS: Full-Time

REQ_NUM: 07-24558

Department: Psych Intervention Program

Hours Per Week 37.5

Holidays Required? Yes

Job Category: Behavioral Health

Location: City Hospital

Weekends Required? Yes


POSITION SUMMARY:

The Mental Health Screener is responsible for administering, planning, and coordinating the implementation of mental health crisis intervention to a diverse client population in order to stabilize the client's behavior to the appropriate functional level demonstrated prior to crisis. This position provides mental health evaluation and/or assessment data to determine the correct agency or inpatient facility to refer clients. This position provides appropriate outreach services as required. The Screener assists in developing and conducting various internal and community based training and education in order to satisfy regulatory requirements.

The Mental Health Screener delivers care in a prompt and professional manner, always maintaining the highest level of confidentiality and respect. The Screener works as part of the care team to meet the needs of the customer and to support departmental objectives. The Screener provides quality customer service, participates in performance improvements efforts and assumes responsibility for professional growth and development.

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE IN ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

Master's degree in a related field plus one year experience in psychiatric setting.

Bachelor's degree plus three years mental health experience, one of which is in a crisis setting.

Bachelor's degree plus two years mental health experience, one of which is in a crisis setting and currently enrolled in a Master's program.

Proficiency in Clinical Applications preferred at time of hire; incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Eligibility to attend NJ Basic Screening Certification course for Mental Health Screeners is required. BLS Health Care Practitioner required. Valid NJ Drivers License required. The Mental Health Screener must have the ability to conduct and administer outreach services in order to serve client population of a diverse age group with multiple developmental needs. Crisis Prevention Intervention annual education preferred.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:

Demonstrates the technical and behavioral competencies as established on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Potential for exposure to the hazards and risk of the hospital environment, including exposure to infectious disease, blood-borne pathogens, hazardous substances, and potential injury. This position requires considerable standing, reaching, and walking. The ability to lift up to 50 lbs is required. The essential functions for this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.

PI113879770

<b>AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center</b><br/><br/>All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.<br/><br/><br/>Atlantic City, NJ<br/><br/><b>POSITION SHIFT: </b>Days<br/><br/><b>POSITION STATUS: </b>Full-Time<br/><br/><b>REQ_NUM: </b>07-24558<br/><br/><b>Department: </b>Psych Intervention Program<br/><br/><b>Hours Per Week </b>37.5<br/><br/><b>Holidays Required? </b>Yes<br/><br/><b>Job Category: </b>Behavioral Health<br/><br/><b>Location: </b>City Hospital<br/><br/><b>Weekends Required? </b>Yes<br/><br/><br/>POSITION SUMMARY:<br><br>The Mental Health Screener is responsible for administering, planning, and coordinating the implementation of mental health crisis intervention to a diverse client population in order to stabilize the client's behavior to the appropriate functional level demonstrated prior to crisis. This position provides mental health evaluation and/or assessment data to determine the correct agency or inpatient facility to refer clients. This position provides appropriate outreach services as required. The Screener assists in developing and conducting various internal and community based training and education in order to satisfy regulatory requirements.<br><br>The Mental Health Screener delivers care in a prompt and professional manner, always maintaining the highest level of confidentiality and respect. The Screener works as part of the care team to meet the needs of the customer and to support departmental objectives. The Screener provides quality customer service, participates in performance improvements efforts and assumes responsibility for professional growth and development.<br><br>QUALIFICATIONS:<br><br>EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE IN ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: <br><br>Master's degree in a related field plus one year experience in psychiatric setting.<br><br>Bachelor's degree plus three years mental health experience, one of which is in a crisis setting.<br><br>Bachelor's degree plus two years mental health experience, one of which is in a crisis setting and currently enrolled in a Master's program.<br><br>Proficiency in Clinical Applications preferred at time of hire; incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire. <br><br>LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Eligibility to attend NJ Basic Screening Certification course for Mental Health Screeners is required. BLS Health Care Practitioner required. Valid NJ Drivers License required. The Mental Health Screener must have the ability to conduct and administer outreach services in order to serve client population of a diverse age group with multiple developmental needs. Crisis Prevention Intervention annual education preferred.<br><br>PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:<br><br>Demonstrates the technical and behavioral competencies as established on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.<br><br>WORK ENVIRONMENT:<br><br>Potential for exposure to the hazards and risk of the hospital environment, including exposure to infectious disease, blood-borne pathogens, hazardous substances, and potential injury. This position requires considerable standing, reaching, and walking. The ability to lift up to 50 lbs is required. The essential functions for this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.<br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/V7aMQOIzJb61t658uOx4V"> <p>PI113879770</p>
Posted: 2019-09-21 Expires: 2019-10-23

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