Regional Campus: Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Posting Number: 17ST2706
Job Type: Full Time
Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC) is dedicated to excellence in providing behavioral health services to the people of New Jersey. We are committed to being a leader in the delivery of effective, compassionate and accessible care that is informed by research and education. We are currently seeking a Mental Health Clinician III to be a part of the Early Intervention Support Services (EISS) program. This clinician will provide assessments and individual, group, and family therapy and discharge planning for the adult consumers who seek services from the EISS program. Will assume on-call responsibilities for the program on a rotating basis.
Provides assessments in accordance with professional and agency standards of quality and safety.
Utilizing evidenced-based therapeutic techniques, supports consumers to achieve stabilization in their respective recovery efforts.
Provides outreach services to consumers who are at risk.
Assumes overall follow-up responsibilities for assigned consumers including coordination of treatment and liaison with community agencies.
Maintains appropriate consumer records in a timely manner.
Collaborates with consumers, their respective support systems, and other members of the treatment team in discharge planning.
Contributes to and supports goals and objectives of UBHC.
Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state, and Rutgers’ regulations, laws, and policies; meets all annual requirements.
Home Location Campus: Newark (RBHS)
Post graduate experience working with adults in a crisis setting preferred.
Experience with DSM-IV-TR and appropriate diagnostic skills preferred.
Bilingual skills preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to work with a treatment team.
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