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Saint Barnabas Health Care System Certified Screener - PESS (Per Diem) in Newark, New Jersey

Certified Screener - PESS (Per Diem) Req \#: 0000059252
Category: Behavioral and Mental Health
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Day
Facility: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

Emergency Screening, 201 LYONS AVENUE, NEWARK, NJ 07112-2027

The Psychiatric Certified Screener provides care in the acute care
setting within the scope of practice defined by the Screening Law and
other regulatory standards. Assures safety in practice by maintaining a
realization of their own individual level of knowledge and experience
and assumes responsibility for advancing knowledge by communicating with
and utilizing resource persons/programs available. The Psychiatric
Screener individualizes the plan of care to address a specific patient s
needs. Works in harmony with other staff members of interdisciplinary
team, assisting the Patient Care Manager and others as needed, to
achieve best service possible to patients. Responsible for supervising
and assisting in patient care issues as well as follow up on assigned
tasks and for consistently setting and evaluating priorities. Is
responsible for reporting identified safety issues such as hazardous
environments (i.e. damaged floors/walls/ceiling tiles/unsecured areas)
and medical errors, etc MSW/MA degree in related field, or BA/BS plus
three years of prior experience in a psychiatric setting, one of which
is in crisis setting or enrolled in a Master s program with two years of
prior experience in a psychiatric setting, one of which is in a crisis
setting. Must have the ability to work in stressful situations NBIMC is
an Equal Opportunity Employer

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.