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Dual Diagnosis- Intake Clinician

Company: Columbus Specialty Hospital
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Silver Lake Hospital of Newark, NJ is seeking to hire Intake Clinicians with behavioral health experience to provide assessments for patients who experience acute mental health symptoms and substance. Full time (evening/nights) and per diem (flex hours) shifts available.Full time employees are offered medical, dental, vision, a 401(k) plan, supplemental insurance, free life-long term disability insurance, tuition reimbursement. Additional benefits include continuing education, free parking in a safe and secure garage, paid time off (PTO), and a comprehensive wellness program which includes free nutritional and fitness programs. If this sounds like the opportunity for you, apply today!ABOUT SILVER LAKE HOSPITALSilver Lake Hospital's brand-new state of the art inpatient dual diagnosis program is expecting to open Fall 2021.The new acute inpatient dual diagnosis program will provide inpatient treatment for adults who experience acute mental health symptoms and substance use.We are looking for compassionate, warm, caring and highly professional health care individuals who have a passion for helping others.POSITION SUMMARYThe Intake Clinician provides assessments and facilitates referrals for mental health/behavioral health services for patients. Performs psychosocial assessments including collections of historical data, mental status assessments, and suicide risk assessments. Documents all telephone triage information; clinical assessment data; changes in mental status; and all communications related to patient referrals, transfers, and admissions in the patient record. The intake clinician interfaces with psychiatrists, other hospitals, family members, managed care organizations and other providers.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS67-100% of work time: Lifting requirements 2-30 pounds34-66% of work time: Standing and walking, Lifting requirements 31-40 pounds1-33% of work time: Sitting, twisting, using arm, leg, and back muscles frequently or for extended periods, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, bending/stooping, climbing, Lifting requirements 41-51 pounds or moreQUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in related mental/behavioral health field required.
  • (1) year experience in mental/behavioral health in an inpatient setting, screening center or emergency psychiatric center.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to service and professionalism at all times.
  • Positive interpersonal relationships that embody our patient/family centered philosophy.
  • Ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with others.
  • Skills required: Critical thinking, analytical, interpersonal, organizational.
  • Ability to prioritize.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and reliability.
  • Ability to relate well to patients, families, co-workers, and physicians.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and EMR Systems.ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?If you feel that you would be right for this position complete our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. After this step, you will receive an invite to complete your full application. Thank you.

Keywords: Columbus Specialty Hospital, Newark , Dual Diagnosis- Intake Clinician, Other , Newark, New Jersey

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