Hackensack Meridian Health

Clinical Therapist, EPS (Part Time)

Job ID
2022-111369
Department
Behavioral Health
Site
JFK Medical Center
Job Location
US-NJ-Edison
Position Type
Part-time with Benefits
Standard Hours Per Week
20
Shift
Day
Shift Hours
Varies
Weekend Work
Weekends as Needed
On Call Work
No On-Call Required
Holiday Work
As Needed

Overview

How have you impacted someone’s life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.

 

The Clinical Therapist, EPS provides clinically competent assessment to determine appropriate level of care in the least restrictive environment which may include psychiatric assessment, safety planning and collaboration with members of the Behavioral Health clinical team to determine case disposition in an accurate and timely procedure within program policies and procedures.

Responsibilities

A Day in the Life of a Clinical Therapist at Hackensack Meridian includes: 

  • Provides clinically competent psychiatric assessment to determine appropriate level of care in the least restrictive environment.
  • Provides clinically competent case management services to patients as needed. Accurately and timely assesses readiness for discharge or transfer. Makes appropriate judgments, utilizing available resources in a collaborative approach, demonstrates competence per department requirements.
  • Maintains awareness of the sources of reimbursements for the service and follows through to ensure that all requirements are met.
  • Documentation:
    • Initial Assessment: Initial assessment is completed in an accurate and timely procedure within program policies and
           procedures.
    • Collateral Contacts: Collateral contacts are completed in an accurate and timely procedure within program policies and
           procedures.
    • Progress notes are completed in an accurate and timely procedure within program policies and procedures.
    • Psychiatric Consultation: Consultation is completed in an accurate and timely procedure within program policies and
           procedures.
    • Insurance Pre-certification: Confirmation and pre-certification of insurance is completed in an accurate and timely
           procedure within program policies and procedures.
    • Safety Planning: When applicable, safety plan is completed in an accurate and timely procedure within program policies
           and procedures.
    • Discharge/Transfer: Discharge/Transfer plan is completed in an accurate and timely procedure within program policies
           and procedures.
  • Maintains and provides knowledge of current issues in the field. Shares information from conferences, articles, training
    with others. Demonstrates a clear understanding of performance improvement activities within the department. Actively participates in the Performance Improvement process.
  • Demonstrates clinical competency in the provision of Behavioral Health Services in accordance with New Jersey's state licensure requirements.
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  1. Master's degree in Counseling or equivalent.
  2. Competent in Electronic Medical Record documentation systems.

 

 

Licenses and Certifications Required:

  1. Associate Counselor License or NJ Licensed Clinical Social Worker or NJ Licensed Social Worker or Professional Counselor License.
    2. CPR certification completion required during new hire orientation if the certification is not
    current.
    3. CPI certification completion required during new hire orientation if the certification is not
    current.

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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