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Saint Barnabas Health Care System MENTAL HEALTH WORKER - PSYCH EMR - Shift Varies in Elizabeth, New Jersey

MENTAL HEALTH WORKER - PSYCH EMR - Shift Varies Req #: 8050 Category: Behavioral and Mental Health Status: Per Diem Shift: Per Diem Facility: Trinitas Regional Medical Center Department: 75500 - DEPT OF PSYCH EMR Location: NEW POINT CAMPUS, 655 E. JERSEY STREET, ELIZABETH, NJ 07206 JOB SUMMARY Mental Health workers provide care to individuals with mental or emotional conditions or disabilities under the direction of nurses and physicians. They closely monitor patients' physical and emotional well-being and report to medical staff. Some responsibilities include: Monitoring vital signs such as heart rate and blood pressure Perform EKGs Draw labs and collect specimen from patients Assist patients in their daily activities such as: eating, dressing, and bathing. Provide therapeutic groups and recreational activities to patients. Assist in non violent crisis intervention. Educational Skills Required (Degree(s), Certification(s), License, etc.) High School graduate or equivalent. College degree preferred or previous experience in working with psychiatric and/or substance abuse patients preferred. CPR within 6 months of date of hire required. Work Experience Required Previous experience in psychology or sociology desirable. RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.