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Capital Health Emergency Mental Health Psychiatric Screener in Trenton, New Jersey

Position #: 4618

Provides Mental Health Screener functions and performs psychosocial assessments including collections of historical data, mental status assessments, and suicide risk assessments.

  • Consults and collaborates with medical center staff to coordinate interdepartmental patient services. Develops comprehensive and realistic treatment plans based on patient's needs.

  • Provides short term follow-up to ensure linkage and stabilization. Provides advocacy and support to patients to secure treatment and services.

  • Engages families, treatment providers, and other parties active in the well-being of the patient whenever possible. Provides technical support, assistance, and education to patients, families, and other patient service providers.

  • Assumes the duties of charge person when required.

  • Assumes the duties of mobile outreach on-call when required.

  • Documents all telephone triage information; clinical assistment data; changes in mental status; and all communications related to patient referrals, transfers, and admissions in the patient record.

  • Master's degree in a related field and one year mental health experience in an inpatient setting, screening center or emergency serivce.

  • BLS

  • Frequent physical demands include: Standing , Walking , Reaching forward , Keyboard use/repetitive motion

Occasional physical demands include: Sitting , Climbing (e.g., stairs or ladders) , Carry objects , Push/Pull , Twisting , Bending , Reaching overhead , Squat/kneel/crawl , Wrist position deviation , Pinching/fine motor activities

Continuous physical demands include: Taste or Smell , Talk or Hear

Lifting Floor to Waist 40 lbs. Lifting Waist Level and Above 40 lbs.

Offers are contingent upon successful completion of our onboarding process and pre-employment physical. Capital Health will require all applicants (including contractors, travelers and consultants) to have an annual flu vaccine and to have a completed COVID-19 vaccine prior to start date, with the exception of individuals with medical and religious exemptions.

"Company will never ask candidates for social security numbers or date of birth during application phase. If you are asked for this information online, you may be a target for identity theft."

Department: Mental Health Emergency Services

Shift: Varied Shift

External Company URL: http://www.capitalhealth.org/