Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Mental Health Clinician III – Per Diem for the Department of Inpatient Services of Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.
The Mental Health Clinician III position provides comprehensive evaluation, assessment and therapeutic intervention to address the psychological, emotional and social needs of child and adolescent (ages 4-17 years) and adult patients as assigned. Duties include formulating an evaluation, developing and implementing treatment plans, conducting individual, group, and family therapy and providing case management functions.
Among the key duties of the position are the following:
Provides psychotherapeutic interventions/services in accordance with accepted professional and ethical standards of licensing body and UBHC.
Participates in development, implementation, and evaluation of programs.
Provides individual, group and family therapy based on sound clinical judgment.
Involves patients and/or family members as clinically indicated in the assessment and the development of treatment plans and treatment plan reviews.
Identifies appropriate resources for patients and families based on assessed needs; performs case management functions and completes all forms, correspondence and reports necessary to ensure overall coordination of treatment services.
Effectively collaborates as clinically indicated with other staff members, referral sources, community resources, service providers, case management organizations, families and support systems.
Maintains and supervises the maintenance of clinical records in compliance with UBHC and Joint Commission (JC) standards.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's Degree in mental health discipline.
Licensure to practice as required by New Jersey state laws governing the 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:
Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.
Bilingual in English/Spanish.
Posting Number: 18ST3714
Location: Piscataway (RBHS)
Internal Number: 79657
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.