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Psychiatric Emergency Support Specialist - PESP 


Seeking to hire a Full Time Psychiatric Emergency Support Specialist for PESP

Job summary

  • Monitoring and supervision of patients in the Screening Center
  • Provide crisis outreach
  • Answering crisis hotline
  • Assessment under the supervision of a Certified Mental Health Screener
  • Crisis intervention counseling; on and off site
  • Conduct Bed Search for involuntary clients
  • Arranging for a consumer's discharge or transfer out of the screening service
  • Determining whether the consumer has executed an Advance Directive for Mental Health Care
  • Arranging for a consumer's appropriate transport to a receiving facility
  • Required to work various schedules; comprised of day, evening, overnight and weekend hours.


  • MA degree in a Mental Health related field OR
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Mental Health discipline and 2 + years' experience in a psychiatric setting
  • Must have the ability to handle crisis situations, in a fast-paced environment
  • Possess a valid driver's license and must be insurable under Agency's automobile insurance policy

CPNJ embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion in all of it policies and procedures. Care Plus adheres to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, et seq and NJ Law Against Discrimination.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Location Main Site  
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 over 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.

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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.  
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