Clinician Certified Screener (LCSW)
NJ - Plainfield (07060)
As a Clinician Certified Screener, you will: • Screen adults and children experiencing psychiatric emergencies for appropriate level of psychiatric care utilizing the least restrictive alternative whenever possible. • Provide emergency assessment and crisis intervention for children, adults and families. • Assess patients for voluntary hospitalization and involuntary commitment / complete state screening documents, as legally required for adults or coordinate completion of commitment papers for children. • Arrange or provide crisis stabilization services or alternative treatment when hospitalization can be prevented.
Certfication eligible as a screener by the State of New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Hospitals. MSW / LCSW with specialization in mental health or MA in mental health disciplines with one year of fulltime post masters experience in a mental health setting required. Previous experience in a crisis setting preferred. Effective 6/1/14 must have a clean drivers license as determined by the employer and which is validated by the state MVA in which the employee resides.