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Crisis Intervention Specialist- F/T Evenings

Company: Hackensack Meridian Health
Location: Mine Hill
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description: Carrier Clinic, a behavioral health system, has been a trusted source of compassionate help and supportive healing for patients and their families since we opened our doors in 1910. Carrier Clinic has been a trusted source of expert care for those afflicted with mental disorders or substance abuse. We rank among the top psychiatric and rehab recovery centers in NJ for several reasons. Were always respectful of our patients privacy. Were always compassionate to each individual situation. Our specialized mental health and addiction treatment programs work to return adults, adolescents, and older adults back to enjoyable and productive lives.Responsibilties: Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesProvides safe and knowledgeable intervention in crisis situations under the supervision of the RN, to ensure safe and consistent quality of care.Takes initiative to identify and intervene in crisis situations using appropriate de-escalation and/or other modes of crisis management according to the Behavior Management Policy.Able to assess the environment, target potential crisis situations, and intervene in a calm, safe, supportive manner.Responds to all emergencies as trained and directed (First Aid, Code Blue, Code Red and Code Triage).Assists with unit secretary and mental health technician duties as directed.Participates in the orientation of new staff.Teaches Handle With Care and de-escalation techniques to staff, under the supervision of the CIS Coordinator.Qualifications: Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:High School Diploma or equivalent 3 years experience in an inpatient psychiatric setting requiredSkills/Licenses Preferred:Drivers LicenseAHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification within 90 days of hireFirst Aid ProgramBachelor's degree from an accredited college/ university in social work, psychology, nursing or related field

Keywords: Hackensack Meridian Health, Newark , Crisis Intervention Specialist- F/T Evenings, Other , Mine Hill, New Jersey

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