Atlantic Health System

Crisis Clinician, Behavioral Health -Ed Services

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


Atlantic Health System is seeking a Full time Crisis Clinician for the Behavioral Health -Ed Services at Newton Medical Center to work the overnight shift. 

Entry level offer starts at $33.00 / hour and increase based upon experience, credentials, education, and roles and responsibilities plus Shift differential if qualify


Essential Function/Responsibilities:

  • Perform crisis assessments and interventions within hospital and mobile outreach to community
  • Conduct assessments for risk to self, others, and property due to a mental health condition
  • Determine appropriate interventions and referrals
  • Discharge planning up to and including involuntary hospitalization
  • Other tasks include: Case management-insurance preauthorization- answer hotline calls-respond to team interventions with agitated persons-critical incident management, mobile outreach.


Minimum Education:

  • Masters degree in social work, psychology, or related field.

Minimum Experience:

  • at least 1 yr in mental health/substance use field


  • Current screening certification preferred
  • If applicant does not possess certification, then they must be able to attend an 8-week training provided by state within first year of hiring
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • A candidate must have excellent documentation skills and basic computer knowledge
  • A candidate must be able to work in a high acuity setting and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • A candidate possesses the ability to assist in physical interventions with consumers

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined 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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