Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Mental Health Clinician III for Monmouth Junction Outpatient at Rutgers, University Behavioral Health Care.
The Mental Health Clinician III provides outpatient mental health services that demonstrate cultural sensitivity and meet the needs of designated UBHC consumers.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Assesses treatment needs and provides evidence based treatment in individual, group, and family therapy formats suited to the needs of the individuals served. Makes appropriate clinical decisions regarding disposition and referrals, as observed by supervisor
Assumes overall case management responsibilities for individuals assigned to caseload as observed by supervisor. This includes interaction with other providers and agencies as appropriate.
Maintains clinical documentation standards as mandated by UBHC policy and other applicable accreditation and certification entities.
Develops and applies knowledge of trends and advancements in the field of practice as evidenced by continuing education records and supervisory observation.
Contributes to and supports goals and objectives of UBHC.
Plays a lead role in the unit's functioning.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Master's Degree in a Mental Health or related discipline and a New Jersey license. as required by discipline.
Applicants possessing a Degree in Social Work must have an active New Jersey certification/licensure as required by the State Board of Social Work.
Demonstrated competency in treating children, adolescents, adults and families, including those with co-occurring disorders.
Demonstrated ability to assess level of care needs and provide outpatient group therapy treatment.
Sufficient computer literacy to effectively use the electronic medical record (EMR), email and internet/intranet.
Experience treating children.
Bilingual skills (English/Spanish).
Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC).
May be required to work at least (1) evening per week.
Posting Number: 18ST2538
Location: Off Campus
Internal Number: 72332
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.