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Mental Health Clinician III (Multiple positions available)
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
 
 
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Date Posted 05/21/2022
Category
Admin-Health and Medical Services
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Position Details
Position Information


Recruitment/Posting Title Mental Health Clinician III (Multiple positions available)
Job Category Staff & Executive - Healthcare - Other
Department UBHC-Outpatient Admin
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 University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC) has multiple openings available for the Mental Health Clinician III position. Positions are available within various Outpatient Programs of UBHC in Camden County and surrounding areas.
The Mental Health Clinician III will assist in carrying out a comprehensive mental health care program and related services. Assumes overall case management responsibilities for assigned clients.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Provides individual, family and group therapy within a community behavioral health setting.
  • Manages caseload demands effectively while considering both quality of care and agency needs.
  • Assumes overall case management responsibilities for assigned clients, including coordination of treatment and liaison with community agencies.
  • Collaborates effectively with other staff members, referral sources and social support networks to provide treatment and care for clients and families.
  • Maintains effective, open communication with members of the treatment team as indicated by feedback from team members and supervisory observation.
  • Maintains and completes appropriate client records, charts and reports in a timely manner, in compliance with The Joint Commission and Center standards.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
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

Rutgers University requires all new 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 employee a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of a vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use in the United States or a vaccine that has been listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization. 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 candidate’s offer of employment 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 a mental health discipline.
Certifications/Licenses
  • New Jersey license or permits required by discipline.
  • Applicants possessing a degree in Social Work must have an active New Jersey certification/license as required by the New Jersey Board of Social Work Examiners.
  • May require a valid driver’s license.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions
  • Some positions may require additional background check screenings (e.g. fingerprinting, drug screening).
  • Positions are available within various Outpatient Programs of UBHC in Camden County and surrounding areas.

Posting Details


Posting Number 21ST3141
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
  • All applicants are required to upload a current copy of their license/certification.
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Off Campus
Location Details
Camden County, 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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