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Crisis Clinician - Princeton House Behavioral Health - Princeton, NJ (Full-Time)

Job ID: 141333
Category: Behavioral Health/Psychology
Work Type: FT
Location: Princeton, NJ, United States
Date Posted: Jun 29, 2022
Work Schedule: Full-Time Days, Tuesday-Saturday

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

The Admissions Department of Princeton House Behavioral Health is seeking a Full-Time Crisis Clinician to join the team. 

Summary:

  • Assists the Admissions Office and Emergency Department with the assessment and evaluation of patients seeking psychiatric/behavioral healthcare in a managed care environment. Demonstrates competency in assessing children, adolescents and adults.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides accurate assessment of patients requiring evaluation at the Princeton House Admissions Office and the University Medical Center at Princeton Emergency Department. Determines appropriate level of care required. Demonstrates competency in assessing children, adolescents, and adults. Demonstrates competency with suicide risk assessments and crisis intervention. Works with managed care companies to determine level of care needed by providing a clear and concise clinical picture. Facilitates the transfer of patients to Princeton House from UMCP ED, and also from UMCP ED to other facilities if required. Also assists in the transfer of patients from other facilities to Princeton House.
  • Demonstrates competency in assessing children, adolescents, and adults.
  • Demonstrates competency with suicide risk assessments and crisis intervention. 
  • Works with managed care companies to determine level of care needed by providing a clean and concise clinical picture.
  • Performs telephone assessments and schedules routine evaluations at the Admissions Office.

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Masters Degree in appropriate Mental Health Discipline plus 2 or more years of post master experience on an inpatient or crisis setting

OR

  • Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 5 years experience on an inpatient or crisis setting

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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