Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a Part-time Mental Health Specialist IV for the Acute Services department at Rutgers, University Behavioral Health Care.
The Mental Health Specialist IV participates as a member of the unit team providing care to assigned patients under direct supervision.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Receives assignments from Registered Nurse or supervisor regarding duties for the shift.
Provides direct care guided by the patient's established care plan under supervision of shift leader or supervisor.
Observes patient's behaviors and when necessary notifies appropriate staff.
Assists in maintaining a safe, therapeutic environment that respects patients' rights.
Assists the patients with activities of daily living, encouraging independent behavior, when appropriate.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Successful completion of a one (1) year training program as a Mental Health Specialist Trainee or one (1) year of similar full-time experience in the mental health field.
An Associate's Degree, preferably in a related field, including 12 credits in human services, such as psychology or its equivalent, may be substituted for the minimum requirements of this position.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Valid driver's license.
Posting Number: 20ST2304
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 123940
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.