Mental Health Practitioner, Per Diem

  • Regions Hospital
  • Maplewood, NJ, USA
  • Jan 05, 2021
Counseling

Job Description

Maplewood Afton Place is an intensive residential mental health treatment center that provides individuals a safe, supportive environment where they can work to reach their recover goals and successfully rejoin to the community. As part of this team, the Mental Health Practitioner is responsible for maintaining the safety and welfare of program clients, providing daily rehabilitation interventions, participating in clinical supervision and meeting all annual training requirements. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelor’s degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related field from an accredited college or university. OR Has at least 6,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness. OR Is a graduate student in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields and is formally assigned by an accredited college or university to an agency or facility for clinical training OR Master's or other graduate degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university and has less than 4,000 hours post-master's experience in the treatment of mental illness. Experience: (See above) If holding a Bachelor’s degree, must also have 2,000 hours supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness Licensure/ Registration/ Certification: Pass Certified Medication Administration (training provided) Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Good written and oral communication skills Major Job Duties and Tasks: Ensures the general health, safety and welfare of al program clients during shift Provide crisis intervention, as necessary, to address significant behavioral, medical or psychiatric problems Maintain a comprehensive record of client activity and interventions with program clients through daily logs and incident reports Monitor medications and assist clients with daily living skills Provide recreational opportunities to the clients of the program Additional Information: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related field from an accredited college or university. OR Has at least 6,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness. OR Is a graduate student in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields and is formally assigned by an accredited college or university to an agency or facility for clinical training OR Master's or other graduate degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university and has less than 4,000 hours post-master's experience in the treatment of mental illness. Experience: (See above) If holding a Bachelor’s degree, must also have 2,000 hours supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness Licensure/ Registration/ Certification: Pass Certified Medication Administration (training provided) Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Good written and oral communication skills Major Job Duties and Tasks: Ensures the general health, safety and welfare of al program clients during shift Provide crisis intervention, as necessary, to address significant behavioral, medical or psychiatric problems Maintain a comprehensive record of client activity and interventions with program clients through daily logs and incident reports Monitor medications and assist clients with daily living skills Provide recreational opportunities to the clients of the program

Schedule

on call days and evenings

Employment Type (feed only)

On Call