• Mental Health Screener- Psych Screening- Full Time Evening Shift

    Barnabas HealthLong Branch, NJ 07740

    Job #809395128

  • Mental Health Screener- Psych Screening- Full Time Evening Shift
    Job Number: REQ39614-POS18349
    Category: Behavioral and Mental Health
    Location: Long Branch, NJ

    Monmouth Medical Center is one of New Jersey's largest community teaching hospitals, where physicians work as a team dedicated to academic and clinical excellence and comprehensive, compassionate patient care. Monmouth Medical Center has been an affiliate of Philadelphia's Drexel University College of Medicine for more than 40 years.

    As part of RWJ Barnabas Health, Monmouth Medical Center is a leader in designing unparalleled new ways for delivering health care. For over 128 years, Monmouth Medical Center has been the leader in central New Jersey in providing the best in health care and the latest in medical technology to nearly 1 million residents that comprise its primary service area of Monmouth County, and portions of Ocean and Middlesex counties.

    Summary of Job Function: The Mental Health Screener provides care in the acute care setting within the scope of practice defined by the Screening Law and other regulatory standards. Assures safety in practice by maintaining a realization of their own individual level of knowledge and experience and assumes responsibility for advancing knowledge by communicating with and utilizing resource persons/programs available. The Mental Health Screener individualizes the plan of care to address a specific patient's needs. Works in harmony with other staff members of interdisciplinary team, assisting the Patient Care Manager and others as needed, to achieve best service possible to patients. Responsible for supervising and directing the delegation of tasks to appropriate support personnel and for consistently setting and evaluating priorities. Is responsible for reporting identified safety issues such as hazardous environments (i.e. damaged floors/walls/ceiling tiles/unsecured areas) and medical errors, etc
    Job Qualifications: BA/BS degree in related field, plus three years of prior experience in a psychiatric setting, one of which is in crisis setting or enrolled in a Master's program with two years of prior experience in a psychiatric setting, one of which is in a crisis setting. Must possess the ability to work in stressful situations. Must possess and maintain a valid N.J. State Driver's License. BLS required. It is preferred that individuals hired be eligible to obtain their Temporary Screening Certification Number upon hire and must obtain their permanent number with one (1) year.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Company Description:

    Barnabas Health is New Jersey’s largest integrated health care delivery system, providing treatment and services to more than two million patients each year. Throughout Barnabas Health, our dedicated physicians, nurses, and health professionals are committed to providing the highest quality of patient care and health education to the community and region.

    Barnabas Health offers a broad depth and breadth of services and is one of the leading health care systems in the nation, receiving widespread recognition for clinical excellence and patient safety. Barnabas Health’s network includes seven acute care hospitals, two children’s hospitals, a behavioral health center, including a statewide behavioral health network, ambulatory care facilities, geriatric centers, specialized women’s health services, and comprehensive home care and hospice services. Our 5,200 doctors and 21,000 employees deliver top quality care to 1.5 million outpatients, 220,000 inpatients, and 540,000 Emergency Department patients, and deliver 20,000 babies each year.

    We want our patients and their families to know that they can expect the highest level of care, delivered cost-effectively, wherever they see the name Barnabas Health. Each Barnabas employee contributes to a culture of responsibility, improvement, and quality at every one of our facilities, every day.

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    Updated 01/22/2019

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