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Mental Health Worker

Company: RWJBarnabas Health
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Mental Health Worker
Req #: 0000154824

Category: Behavioral and Mental Health

Status: Part-Time

Shift: Night

Facility: Jersey City Medical Center

Department: Mental Health Unit-Open Unit


Jersey City Medical Center,
355 Grand Street, Jersey CIty, NJ 07302

Job Overview:

  • The Mental Health Worker, Inpatient BH, provides care to patients and maintains a safe environment under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse. Qualifications: Required:
    • Baccalaureate Degree in Psychology, Social Work or Health Related Field
    • BLS Certification, EKG & Phlebotomy validation by the end of Orientation (will be trained)
    • Must possess excellent communication, time management and interpersonal skills Preferred:
      • Minimum one year experience, training or education in the field of treatment preferred
      • Experience as a Nursing Assistant or Patient Care Technician, EMT, Medical Assistant, Phlebotomist, EKG Tech or equivalent; or in a patient care setting is helpful
      • Consideration of candidates in 3rd or 4th year of BSN program with successful completion of the psychiatric clinical rotation Scheduling Requirements
        • 11:00 pm - 7:00 am
        • Alternating Weekends and Holidays
        • 20 hours/week
        • Part Time Essential Functions:
          • Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Group and individual patient supervision, facilitation of educational group activities, assisting with ADL's (i.e., Feeding, bathing, toileting, ambulating, etc.) & taking and recording vital signs.
          • All methods of practice shall conform to written hospital policies and procedures and be carried out to the highest level of competence in a manner demonstrating concern and consideration.
          • The Mental Health Worker/Inpatient BH will demonstrate the Barnabas Health philosophy of Total Quality Management by actively applying that philosophy in all dealing with both internal and external customers. Benefits and Perks: At RWJBarnabas Health, our market-competitive Total Rewards package provides comprehensive benefits and resources to support our employees physical, emotional, social, and financial health.
            • Paid Time Off (PTO)
            • Medical and Prescription Drug Insurance
            • Dental and Vision Insurance
            • Retirement Plans
            • Short & Long Term Disability
            • Life & Accidental Death Insurance
            • Tuition Reimbursement
            • Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
            • Wellness Programs
            • Voluntary Benefits (e.g., Pet Insurance)
            • Discounts Through our Partners such as NJ Devils, NJ PAC, Verizon, and more! Pay Range: $21.59 minimum to $26.53 maximum Hourly Rate Choosing RWJBarnabas Health! RWJBarnabas Health is the premier health care destination providing patient-centered, high-quality academic medicine in a compassionate and equitable manner, while delivering a best-in-class work experience to every member of the team. We honor and appreciate the privilege of creating and sustaining healthier communities, one person and one community at a time. As the leading academic health system in New Jersey, we advance innovative strategies in high-quality patient care, education, and research to address both the clinical and social determinants of health. RWJBarnabas Health aims to truly make a unique impact in local communities throughout New Jersey. From vastly improving the health of local residents to creating educational and career opportunities, this combination greatly benefits the state. We understand the growing and evolving needs of residents in New Jersey whether that be enhancing the coordination for treating complex health conditions or improving community health through local programs and education. RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: RWJBarnabas Health, Jersey City , Mental Health Worker, Healthcare , Jersey City, New Jersey

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