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Mental Health Worker

Company: RWJBarnabas Health
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: June 30, 2024

Job Description:

Mental Health WorkerReq #:0000157918
Category:Behavioral and Mental Health
Facility:Jersey City Medical Center
Department:Psy Intgrd Case Mgmt - GL0445
Jersey City Medical Center, 355 Grand Street, Jersey CIty, NJ 07302
Job Overview:
The Mental Health Worker will work with adult consumers in the community who suffer from Severe and Persistent Mental Illness. Mental Health Worker provides comprehensive care management, care coordination, health promotion, comprehensive transitional care, individual and family support services, and referral to community and social support services through person-centered care planning that incorporates cultural appropriateness.

  • Bachelors Degree in mental health field

  • 1 year of relevant, post degree experience

  • Valid NJ Driver's License required with no restrictions


    • CPR/First/AED preferred, will be provided if certificate is not active.

    • Bilingual Spanish or ASL preferred, but not required

      Scheduling Requirements:

      • 7:00 am 3:00 pm

      • Monday to Friday

      • Full Time

        Essential Functions:

        • Fulfills case management services which include coordinating or directly facilitating linkages to services, service coordination, treatment enrollment assistance, establishing community supports, supportive counseling, crisis intervention, and providing transportation as needed

        • Mental Health Worker will be responsible for the assessment of consumers throughout enrollment in program

        • Mental Health Worker will collaborate with family and health care professionals to develop Individualized Rehabilitation Plans that are consumer centered

        • Mental Health Worker will also works with administrative staff to ensure that all services are documented based on billing and regulatory standards

        • The mission of the department is to assist consumers in their recovery and keep them stable in the community while working towards consumer s ability to have stable independence

        • The focus of this program is to institute a psychiatric rehabilitation model and work on goals to assist in independent living

        • The mission of the department is to assist consumers in their recovery and keep them stable in the community and aid in the transition to further independent living

        • Candidates will need to be patient and possess strong motivational skills to support the consumers in their individualized goals

          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
            Let s shape the future of healthcare, together. Our competitive base rates offered will be dependent upon your relevant experience, education and skills. In addition to base salary, we offer excellent benefits, creating a competitive total rewards package to include health and welfare benefits, tuition reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee assistance programs, and many opportunities for professional and personal growth.
            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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