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Psychiatric Emergency Support Specialist (PESS) 

Description

Looking for a Full-Time Psychiatric Emergency Support Specialist (PESS) at our Paramus location. Various schedules are available including days, evenings, and overnights. All schedules include one weekend shift and all FT/PT positions are union positions.

 

Job Summary:

You will provide therapeutic crisis intervention counseling on a 24/7 hour basis and respond to the individual needs of their clients and families.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Provide crisis intervention counseling and outreach
  • Monitor clients
  • Assess clients under the supervision of a Certified Screener
  • Provide Hotline coverage
  • Advocate for and educate clients
  • Conduct Bed Search for involuntary clients
  • Arrange consumer's discharge or transfer out of the screening service
  • Determine whether the consumer has executed an Advance Directive for Mental Health Care
  • Arrange for client transport to a receiving facility

 

What We Need to See:

  • Master's Degree in a mental health related field OR
  • Bachelor's Degree in a mental health related field plus 2 years of experience in a mental health setting
  • A valid driver's license and insurable under Agency's automobile insurance policy

 

What We Offer:

  • Sign-on bonus
  • 401K, no matching needed
  • High plan insurance at a generous cost
  • Union benefits
  • Life and Disability insurance
  • Per diem opportunities
  • Excellent supervision and training
  • Continuing education, tuition reimbursement and eligibility for loan forgiveness
  • 10% daycare discount

 

About CarePlus New Jersey:

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

Care Plus NJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has clarified that asking employees whether they have received the COVID-19 vaccine is not a disability-related inquiry under the ADA. Care Plus as a healthcare provider mandates that all new hires have the COVID vaccination before the start date of employment. Requiring all employees to have the COVID vaccination is for protecting our employees and the clients we serve. Therefore, before Orientation you will upload proof of your COVID vaccination or at the very least, proof of your first vaccine shot. Failure to have this information uploaded to the onboarding portal may result in delay of your start date and/or withdrawal of the job offer.

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.

 
Position Requirements  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  
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.





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.  
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supervisorUID None Specified 

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