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Counselor,Crisis

Overview
Newton Medical Center, a member of the prestigious Atlantic Health System is currently seeking a PD Crisis Counselor in the Crisis Dept.
Responsibilities
Crisis assessment & intervention/stabilization within hospital & community for all ages.
Biopsychosocial assessment.
Assessment of mental health & substance use status & associated risk to self, others & property.
Determination of intervention & service/level of care needs (including screening for involuntary psychiatric hospitalization), related referral & linkage.
Other functions include: case management, communication with involved healthcare professionals & insurance companies, answering crisis hotline phone calls, responding/intervening with agitated patients/visitors, critical incident stress management, mobile outreach in community for crisis assessment/intervention/stabilization/follow-up, consultation & collaboration with ED & medical floor staff.
Thorough, timely clinical documentation & record keeping
Qualifications
EDUCATION:
+ Masters degree in related field w/ 1 yr. + clinical exper. pref.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Current screening certification preferred.
If applicant does not possess certification, then they must be able to attend an 8-week training provided by state within first year of hiring.
A candidate must have excellent documentation skills and basic computer knowledge.
A candidate must be able to work in a high acuity setting and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
A candidate possesses the ability to assist in physical interventions.
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality and care combined 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 10th year in a row to Fortune?s ?Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For? list. We believe you?ll find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran statusions with consumers.
Requisition # _17553-2018_
Position Type _PerDiem_
Shift _Varies_
Category _Allied Health_
Department _07891500-BEHAVIORAL HEALTH -ED SERVICES_
Facility _Newton Medical Center_


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