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363005 Crisis Clinician

Penn Medicine
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Penn Medicine | Princeton House Behavioral Health is currently seeking a Part Time Crisis Clinician to join the team. Assists the Admissions Office and Emergency Department with the assessment and evaluation of patients seeking psychiatric/behavioral healthcare in a managed care environment. Demonstrates competency in assessing children, adolescents and adults. 1. Provides accurate assessment of patients requiring evaluation at the Princeton House Admissions Office and the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro Emergency Department to determine appropriate level of care required. 2. Demonstrates competency in assessing children, adolescents, and adults. 3. Demonstrates competency with suicide risk assessments and crisis intervention. 4. Works with managed care companies to determine level of care needed by providing a clear and concise clinical picture. 5. Performs telephone assessments and schedules routine evaluations at the Admissions Office.

Education\n• Masters Degree in appropriate Mental Health Discipline plus 2 or more years of post master experience on an inpatient or crisis setting or Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 5 years experience on a crisis or inpatient setting.\n\n SPECIALIZED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS\n• Demonstrates Knowledge of current DSM criteria for the diagnosis of psychiatric illnesses.\n• Demonstrates Knowledge of ASAM criteria for Substance Abuse level of care assessment.\n• Demonstrates competency in the assessment of children, adolescents and adults.\n• Demonstrates competency on Suicide risk assessment skills and Crisis intervention.\n• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required. Professionalism essential. Also required are a customer service orientation, a teamwork approach, flexibility, organizational, prioritization and problem-solving skills.

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Posted: 2020-03-24 Expires: 2020-04-23

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Penn Medicine
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