St. Joseph’s Healthcare System is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization’s outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Work in Health Care”.
Responsible tor managing per shift, quality crisis intervention services to all clients in Passaic County experiencing acute emotional distress, for the purpose of determining and facilitating necessary treatment in the least restrictive environment.
Ensures legible, accurate, complete, and timely documentation by staff of services in accordance with departmental polices and regulations. Ensures accurate data collection and complete shift reports to incoming shifts. Manages flow of cases, case assignments, clinical case review, deployment of staff, and conflict resolution. Works with both internal and external customers to provide education and consultations on services, mental health systems and the Screening Law. Communicates with Manager and Director about staff issues, policy needs, external customer concerns and department needs as they arise. Meets all required competencies for department, unit and/or hospital. Responsible for performing all other duties as assigned. Special Projects
Work requires the knowledge of theories, principles and concepts normally acquired through completion of a Master's degree in Social Work or closely related field and a minimum of three years post Master's work experience in the field of Mental Health Services as well as one year psychiatric emergency services expertise. Licensure commensurate to degree as required by the State of New Jersey. NJ Certified Mental Health Screener preferred to start the position and required within 6 months. NJ Certified Disaster Responder preferred. Valid Driver's License preferred. Must comply with Qualifications to Drive a Systems Vehicle as well as policies outlined in the SJHS Fleet Management and Safety Program to operate a Hospital vehicle.