Licensed Professional Counselor, Mental Health/Social Services
Capital Health is the region's leader in providing progressive, quality patient care with significant investments in our exceptional physicians, nurses and staff, as well as advanced technology. Comprising two hospitals (our Regional Medical Center in Trenton and Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell), our Hamilton outpatient facility and various primary and specialty care practices across the region, Capital Health is a dynamic healthcare resource accredited by The Joint Commission.
A four-time Magnet®-recognized health system for nursing excellence, Capital Health serves as a Level II regional trauma center, comprehensive stroke center, regional perinatal center (including a Level III NICU), and emergency mental health screening center. We also offer the region's first and most experienced Pediatric Emergency Department and most recently, New Jersey's first Autism-Friendly Pediatric Emergency Department. Capital Health takes great pride in our innovative programs such as our Capital Institute for Neurosciences; nationally accredited Center for Comprehensive Breast Care; Center for Digestive Health; Marjorie G. Ernest Joint Replacement Center of Excellence; award-winning Cancer Center; and our Heart & Vascular Institute, which includes the region's first accredited Chest Pain Center.
Provides Mental Health Screener functions and performs psychosocial assessments, including collections of historical data, mental status assessments and suicide risk assessments.
Consults and collaborates with medical center staff to coordinate interdepartmental patient services. Develops comprehensive and realistic treatment plans based on patients' needs.
Provides short-term follow-up to ensure linkage and stabilization. Provides advocacy and support to patients to secure treatment and services.
Engages families, treatment providers and other parties active in the well-being of the patient whenever possible. Provides technical support, assistance and education to patients, families and other patient service providers.
Assumes the duties of charge person when required.
Assumes the duties of mobile outreach on-call when required.
Documents all telephone triage information, clinical assessment data, changes in mental status, and all communications related to patient referrals, transfers and admissions in the patient record.
Master's degree in a related field and one year of mental health experience in an inpatient setting, screening center or emergency service post-Master's.
We offer competitive compensation and benefits that include:
Low employee expense for medical and dental insurance
403b savings and retirement program
Educational assistance program
Find out why our 3000+ employees have chosen Capital Health.