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Behavioral Health Clinician, Inpatient Psychiatric Unit

Company: Atlantic Health System
Location: Morristown
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Morristown Medical Center is seeking a per diem Behavioral Health Clinician for Inpatient Psychiatric Unit 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

  • Masters in Social Work
  • LSW/LCSW
  • At least a year of experience/clinical rotation preferred
  • BLS

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 13th 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.

Keywords: Atlantic Health System, Newark , Behavioral Health Clinician, Inpatient Psychiatric Unit, Other , Morristown, New Jersey

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