Mental Health Clinician III (Per Diem)
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|Recruitment/Posting Title||Mental Health Clinician III (Per Diem)|
|Job Category||Staff & Executive - Healthcare|
|Department||UBHC-Acute Psych Svs (Aps)-PISC|
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating universitywide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Mental Health Clinician III for the Acute Psychiatric Services – APS within University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC).
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
|Position Status||Per Diem|
|Hours Per Week||8.0|
|Daily Work Shift||Rotating|
|Position Salary||25.00 per hour|
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|Annual Mid Range Salary|
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Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview
|Terms of Appointment||Staff - 12 month|
|Position Pension Eligibility|
|Minimum Education and Experience||
Minimum of a Master’s Degree in a mental health related discipline and licensure to practice as required by New Jersey state laws governing the discipline.
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities||
Applicants possessing a degree in Social Work must have an active New Jersey certification/licensure as required by the State Board of Social Work. Eligibility for certification as a Psychiatric Screener in the state of New Jersey is required.
One (1) year of Post-Master’s experience in a psychiatric setting preferred.
|Physical Demands and Work Environment||
Time spent driving to designated facilities or performing mobile outreach to interview clients and coordinate with staff, families, law enforcement, community programs and others. Moderate physical effort (lift/carry up to 25 pounds or more). Frequently walks, bends, stretches, lifts, pushes and pulls. Manual dexterity and mobility for charting and use of electronic resources. Lifts supplies/equipment/charts/patients. Sitting while interviewing clients; may sit up to several hours in one place. Frequent use of telephone for crisis calls. Ability to participate in emergency physical interventions with patients including escort, restraint and seclusion is required.
Varied work settings include office, community agencies and screening sites. Some screening sites may be located in busy hospital emergency rooms. May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases. Subject to varying and unpredictable situations. Handles emergency or crisis situations. May be exposed to varying or extreme temperatures.
Must have a valid driver’s license.
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|Regional Campus||Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)|
|Home Location Campus||Piscataway (RBHS)|
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