Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Per Diem Mental Health Specialist III for the Residential Outpatient Department at Rutgers, University Behavioral Health Care.
The primary purpose of the Mental Health Specialist III is to ensure the safety of residents and assist them in carrying out activities of daily living.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Provides direct care services to individuals served in compliance with all policies and regulations.
Provides input into the development of the Individualized Rehabilitation Plan (IRP).
Utilizes motivational interviewing approach to engage individuals served.
Maintains consumer resident's records.
Drives consumers to appointments, shopping, recreation activities and self help meetings.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Three (3) years of full-time paid experience in the mental health field or two (2) years of college majoring in a relevant social or health care field plus one (1) year of full-time experience in the mental health field.
Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) preferred.
Residential experience with the adult mental health population preferred.
Must be able to travel to meetings and scattered program locations throughout the week.
Holiday, evening, weekend and overnight availability.
Posting Number: 21ST1994
Location: Off Campus
Internal Number: 137390
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.