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

Certified Screener - Emergency Screening (Per Diem) Req #: 0000104210 Category: Behavioral and Mental Health Status: Per Diem Shift: Day Facility: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Department: Emergency Screening Location: Newark Beth Israel Medical Ctr, 201 LYONS AVENUE, NEWARK, NJ 07112-2027 First established in 1901, Newark Beth Israel Medical Centeris a 665-bed quaternary care, teaching hospital that provides comprehensive health care for the region. Staffed with more than 800 physicians, 3200 employees, and 150 volunteers, our hospital is ready to provide you and your family with the quality care you need At Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, we are committed to quality and excellence in patient care. Our goal is to exceed your expectations and to provide you with an environment that is conducive to healing and promotes patient safety. The Newark Beth Israel Medical Center management and staff abide by the philosophy that all patients are to be treated with respect, dignity, and sensitivity. RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE : 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 Assumes responsibility for advancing knowledge by communicating with and utilizing resource persons/programs available. 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 the 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. Reports identified safety issues such as hazardous environments (i.e. damaged floors/walls/ceiling tiles/unsecured areas) and medical errors, etc. QUALIFICATIONS : 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. RWJBarnabas Health is committed to our communities and the members we serve. RWJBH understands that in order to create strong, healthy, and sustainable communities, we have to re-engineer and transform current systems. Providing educational support and resources contributes to our overall social impact mission and community investment efforts. RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.