Certified Mental Health Screener- Careplus NJ

Careplus New Jersey Paramus , NJ 07652

Posted 2 months ago

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducts clinical mental health evaluation and assessment to determine the need for hospitalization, either voluntary or involuntary

  • Initiates clinical consultation and case reviews with appropriate mental health providers to determine appropriate treatment planning

  • Answers the 24 hours crisis hotline, providing verbal de-escalation, telephonic triage, consultation, information, and referral

  • Provides crisis intervention counseling and concise psychotherapy that seeks to stabilize a psychiatric crisis when hospitalization is deemed not appropriate, including referral and linkage to self-help and community resource information, outpatient mental health treatment, and advocacy for appropriate treatment and services

  • Develops recovery plans based on individual client needs in collaboration and consultation with all referral sources/providers and family and natural support systems

  • Provides consultation, training and technical assistance to other clinical staff in the Screening Center and in the community which includes collaborating with Psychiatrists, Social Workers and Nursing Staff in the Screening Center and other area Medical Centers in Bergen County

  • Supervising and monitoring clients who are in the Screening Center during the evaluation process

  • Clinical evaluation of clients who may be in need of commitment and completion necessary documentation

  • Conducts Bed Searches for involuntary patients

  • Determining whether the consumer has executed an Advance Directive for Mental Health Care

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Certified Mental Health Screener- Careplus NJ

Careplus New Jersey