Atlantic Health System

Crisis Clinician, Behavioral Health -Ed Services- NMC

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Newton
Position Type
Allied Health
07891500- Behavioral Health -Ed Services
Newton Medical Center


Atlantic Health System is seeking multiple per diem Crisis Clinicians for Behavioral Health -Ed Services at Newton Medical Center to work varied shifts including on-call and weekends as required by department. 


Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate emergency department-referred behavioral health patients.
  • Conduct risk assessments.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary, interdepartmental team.
  • Ensure accurate and timely documentation.
  • Participate in quality initiatives.


Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Bachelors degree in mental health field and experience
  • Masters degree in mental health field and experience

Minimum Experience:

  • 1 year post-masters full time professional experience in a psychiatric setting
  • 3 years post-bachelors full time experience in a psychiatric setting, one of which is in a crisis setting
  • 2 years post-bachelors full time professional experience in a psychiatric setting, one of which is in a crisis setting, and currently enrolled in a masters program


  • LPC or LCSW 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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