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Certified Mental Health Screener- Careplus NJ 

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducts clinical mental health evaluation and assessment to determine the need for hospitalization, either voluntary or involuntary
  • Initiates clinical consultation and case reviews with appropriate mental health providers to determine appropriate treatment planning
  • Answers the 24 hours crisis hotline, providing verbal de-escalation, telephonic triage, consultation, information, and referral
  • Provides crisis intervention counseling and concise psychotherapy that seeks to stabilize a psychiatric crisis when hospitalization is deemed not appropriate, including referral and linkage to self-help and community resource information, outpatient mental health treatment, and advocacy for appropriate treatment and services
  • Develops recovery plans based on individual client needs in collaboration and consultation with all referral sources/providers and family and natural support systems
  • Provides consultation, training and technical assistance to other clinical staff in the Screening Center and in the community which includes collaborating with Psychiatrists, Social Workers and Nursing Staff in the Screening Center and other area Medical Centers in Bergen County
  • Supervising and monitoring clients who are in the Screening Center during the evaluation process
  • Clinical evaluation of clients who may be in need of commitment and completion necessary documentation
  • Conducts Bed Searches for involuntary patients
  • Determining whether the consumer has executed an Advance Directive for Mental Health Care
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Location PESP-Paramus  
About the Organization CarePlus New Jersey is a northern New Jersey provider of recovery-focused mental health, substance abuse, and family services that address the unique needs of individuals with a holistic approach to recovery and overall wellness.



Operating out of 23 sites - including three outpatient centers located in Paramus, Fair Lawn, and Montclair, ten residential facilities, offices at three local hospitals, and seven community offices - our services are convenient to clients located throughout Northern New Jersey. We also provide educational programs on mental health-related topics to area schools and community groups.



For more information, visit www.CarePlusNJ.org.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by Federal and State laws.  
SuperVFlg None Specified 

Full Time or Part Time None Specified 

supervisorUID None Specified 


This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://CarePlusNJInc.appone.com



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