Mental Health Clinician III
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|Recruitment/Posting Title||Mental Health Clinician III|
|Job Category||Staff & Executive - Healthcare - Medical and Patient Services|
Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC), established in 1971, offers a full continuum of evidence based behavioral health and addiction services for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors throughout New Jersey. UBHC’s 1,060 experienced behavioral health professionals and support staff are dedicated to treatment, prevention, and education. UBHC, one of the largest providers of behavioral health care in the country, has a budget of $260 million and has 15 sites throughout New Jersey. Services are readily accessible and include: inpatient, outpatient, partial hospitalization, screening, crisis stabilization, family/caregiver support, community outreach and case management, supportive housing, supported employment, prevention and consultation, employee assistance programs, and a licensed therapeutic school from preschool through high school. Specialty services include the New Jersey suicide prevention helpline and peer help lines for police, veterans, active military, teachers, mothers of special needs children and child protective service workers. In FY2016, UBHC treated 16,199 consumers, had 24,502 admissions, and touched the lives of 19,441 individual callers through peer support. In addition, UBHC is the primary mental health training resource for the New Jersey departments of Human Services, Children and Families, and Corrections, delivering 16,000 trainings each year.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Mental Health Clinician III for the Adult Partial Services Program at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.
Under supervision, provides mental health services that are comprehensive and meet quality and quantity standards. Documents these services appropriately and within specified time frames. Participates in the development of treatment plans, demonstrates competency in recognizing the unique needs and applying relevant treatment for adults (age 18-64 years).
• Accurately identifies and provides treatment for adults, demonstrating awareness of adult stages of development as measured by clinical documentation and supervisory observation.
|Position Status||Full Time|
|Hours Per Week|
|Daily Work Shift||Day|
|Annual Minimum Salary||50839.000|
|Annual Mid Range Salary||61470.000|
|Annual Maximum Salary||72101.000|
|Union Description||HPAE, Local 5094|
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||ABP|
|Minimum Education and Experience||
Master’s Degree in appropriate mental health discipline. Applicants possessing a degree in Social Work must have an active New Jersey certification/licensure as required by the State Board of Social Work.
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities||
Must possess all clinical licensing as required by discipline and New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.
Experience working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness and substance abuse is preferred. A CADC or LCADC is also preferred.
|Physical Demands and Work Environment||
Physical Demands: Extensive reading and the ability to speak clearly is required. Must be able to sit for extended periods of sitting. Hearing is essential. May be required to lift of up to 10 pounds.
Work Environment: Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic).
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|Special Instructions to Applicants|
|Regional Campus||Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)|
|Home Location Campus||Stratford (RBHS)|
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Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Do you have a Master’s Degree in a related Mental Health Field?
Do you possess a degree in Social Work?
If you possess a degree in Social Work, do you have an active New Jersey certification/licensure as required by the State Board of Social Work?
Do you have experience working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness and substance abuse?
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application