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Mental Health Clinician III
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
 
 
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Date Posted 05/12/2022
Category
Admin-Health and Medical Services
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Position Details
Position Information


Recruitment/Posting Title Mental Health Clinician III
Job Category Staff & Executive - Healthcare - Medical and Patient Services
Department UBHC-Acute Treatment-PISC
Overview
Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC), established in 1971, offers a full continuum of evidence based behavioral health and addiction services for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors throughout New Jersey. UBHC’s 1,060 experienced behavioral health professionals and support staff are dedicated to treatment, prevention, and education. UBHC, one of the largest providers of behavioral health care in the country, has a budget of $260 million and has 15 sites throughout New Jersey.
Services are readily accessible and include: inpatient, outpatient, partial hospitalization, screening, crisis stabilization, family/caregiver support, community outreach and case management, supportive housing, supported employment, prevention and consultation, employee assistance programs, and a licensed therapeutic school from preschool through high school. Specialty services include the New Jersey suicide prevention helpline and peer help lines for police, veterans, active military, teachers, mothers of special needs children and child protective service workers. In FY2016, UBHC treated 16,199 consumers, had 24,502 admissions, and touched the lives of 19,441 individual callers through peer support. In addition, UBHC is the primary mental health training resource for the New Jersey departments of Human Services, Children and Families, and Corrections, delivering 16,000 trainings each year.
Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Mental Health Clinician III for the Inpatient Services department within Rutgers, University Behavioral Health Care.
The Mental Health Clinician III provides comprehensive evaluation, assessment and therapeutic intervention to address the psychological, emotional and social needs of child and adolescent        
(ages 4-17 years) and adult patients as assigned. Formulates an evaluation, develops and implements treatment plans, conducts individual, group, and family therapy and provides case management functions.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Provides psychotherapeutic interventions/services in accordance with accepted professional and ethical standards of licensing body and UBHC.
  • Consistently identifies appropriate resources for patients and families based on assessed needs and performs case management functions to ensure overall coordination of treatment services.
  • Effectively collaborates as clinically indicated with other staff members, referral sources, community resources, service providers, case management organizations, families and support systems.
  • Maintains and supervises the maintenance of clinical records in compliance with UBHC and Joint Commission (JC) standards.
  • Participates in development, implementation, and evaluation of programs.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Exempt
Grade 22S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 56258.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 67315.000
Annual Maximum Salary 79787.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description HPAE, Local 5094
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Benefits
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.
COVID-19 Immunization Requirement
Under Policy 60.1.35 , Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption.  Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility .  Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at https://coronavirus.rutgers.edu/covid-19-vaccine .  Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employee’s offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP

Qualifications


Minimum Education and Experience
  • Master’s degree in mental health discipline.
  • Applicants possessing a degree in Social Work must have an active New Jersey certification/licensure as required by the State Board of Social Work.
Certifications/Licenses
  • Licensure to practice as required by New Jersey state laws governing the discipline.
  • Valid driver’s license.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English).
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions

Posting Details


Posting Number 22ST1629
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
  •  All applicants will be required to upload a current copy of their license/certification.
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Piscataway (RBHS)
Location Details
Piscataway, NJ

Pre-employment Screenings


All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.



Infection Control and Safety


This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information.



Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement



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