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RWJBarnabas Health Mental Health Worker, Days in Jersey CIty, New Jersey

Mental Health Worker, DaysReq #:0000124575

Category:Behavioral and Mental Health



Facility:Jersey City Medical Center

Department:Psy Supportive Housing


Jersey City Medical Center, 355 Grand Street, Jersey CIty, NJ 07302

You are in demand everywhere...but it pays to come here!

If you want to work in a premier hospital that wins awards, nurtures people, and tirelessly strives to advance care, you ll find your match atJersey City Medical Center. Our not-for-profit hospital, a proud member ofRWJBarnabasHealth, has been honored time and again for our strides in patient care and safety, and as the regional leader in specialties like cardiology, stroke, and trauma care.

As our status and patient volume continue to grow, we are adding talent to our organization

Among our many accolades, we have been designated8 timesthe only A-Rated for Safety Hospital, awardedMagnet Recognitionfor superior nursing, named Best Regional Hospital by US News and World Report and ranked among the 100 best places to work in healthcare (nationally). Jersey City Medical Center is also ideally located in the vibrant Jersey City waterfront community overlooking the harbor, just 10 minutes from New York City, with a grand view of the Statue of Liberty.

Job Description:

The Department of Psychiatry Community Center Supportive Housing is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Mental Health Worker. The Mental Health Worker will work with adult consumers in the community who suffer from Severe and Persistent Mental Illness. Mental Health Worker provides comprehensive care management, care coordination, health promotion, comprehensive transitional care, individual and family support services, and referral to community and social support services through person-centered care planning that incorporates cultural appropriateness. Fulfills case management services which include coordinating or directly facilitating linkages to services, service coordination, treatment enrollment assistance, establishing community supports, supportive counseling, crisis intervention, and providing transportation as needed. Mental Health Worker will be responsible for the assessment of consumers throughout enrollment in program. Mental Health Worker will collaborate with family and health care professionals to develop Individualized Rehabilitation Plans that are consumer centered. Mental Health Worker will also works with administrative staff to ensure that all services are documented based on billing and regulatory standards. The mission of the department is to assist consumers in their recovery and keep them stable in the community while working towards consumer s ability to have stable independence. The focus of this program is to institute a psychiatric rehabilitation model and work on goals to assist in independent living.

The mission of the department is to assist consumers in their recovery and keep them stable in the community and aid in the transition to further independent living. Candidates will need to be patient and possess strong motivational skills to support the consumers in their individualized goals.


Bachelor's Degree in mental health field with 1 year of relevant, post degree experience. Valid NJ Driver's License required.

Bilingual (Spanish or ASL) preferred, but not required.


Monday-Friday; DAYS

We are committed to High Reliability and consistent demonstration of our Safety Together behaviors and tools:

S - Speak up for Safety

A - Accurately communicate

F - Focus on the task

E - Exercise and accept a questioning attitude

T - Thoughtfully interact

Y - You and Me Together

Mental Health Worker

$20.96 to $25.76 Hourly Rate

Let us shape the future of healthcare, together. Our competitive base rates offered will be dependent upon your relevant experience, education, and skills. In addition to base salary, we offer excellent benefits creating a competitive total rewards package to include health and welfare benefits, tuition reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee assistance programs and many opportunities for professional and personal growth.

Join our team to embark on shaping the future of healthcare!

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer