Atlantic Health System

Behavioral Health Clinician, Inpatient Psychiatric Unit

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Morristown
Position Type
PerDiem
Shift
Varies
Category
Allied Health
Department
02606000-INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC UNIT
Facility
Morristown Medical Center

Overview

Atlantic Health System is seeking a per diem Behavioral Health Clinician for Inpatient Psychiatric Unit at Morristown Medical Center to work varied shifts including weekends as required by department.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates all aspects of patient psychosocial needs in conjunction with interdisciplinary treatment team.
  • Completes psychosocial history and supplements additional information to data base.
  • Implements and facilitates treatment plan. Identifies barriers to learning and addresses patient educational needs.
  • Employs appropriate, as needed, one to one patient and family contact. Conducts therapeutic groups appropriate to patient.
  • Consistently documents, implements and facilitates aftercare plans. Provides patient and family with information of post hospital options.
  • Obtains necessary consent for referral process. Arranges appointments with aftercare facilities or individual providers.
  • Initiates transfers and relates guidelines for transfer to nursing staff. Facilitates conversion of voluntary status to involuntary commitment, coordinates with appropriate agencies for placement in Long Term Care facilities.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

 

Minimum Education:

  • Masters in Social Work

License/Certifications:

  • LSW/LCSW required
  • BLS

Relevant Experience:

  • 1 year of experience/clinical rotation preferred

 

 

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.

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