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Mental Health Clinician III – Per Diem

Rutgers University

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Recruitment/Posting Title Mental Health Clinician III – Per Diem
Job Category Staff & Executive – Healthcare – Medical and Patient Services
Department UBHC-Acute Treatment-PISC
Overview Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC), established in 1971, offers a full continuum of evidence based behavioral health and addiction services for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors throughout New Jersey. UBHC’s 1,060 experienced behavioral health professionals and support staff are dedicated to treatment, prevention, and education. UBHC, one of the largest providers of behavioral health care in the country, has a budget of $260 million and has 15 sites throughout New Jersey. Services are readily accessible and include: inpatient, outpatient, partial hospitalization, screening, crisis stabilization, family/caregiver support, community outreach and case management, supportive housing, supported employment, prevention and consultation, employee assistance programs, and a licensed therapeutic school from preschool through high school. Specialty services include the New Jersey suicide prevention helpline and peer help lines for police, veterans, active military, teachers, mothers of special needs children and child protective service workers. In FY2016, UBHC treated 16,199 consumers, had 24,502 admissions, and touched the lives of 19,441 individual callers through peer support. In addition, UBHC is the primary mental health training resource for the New Jersey departments of Human Services, Children and Families, and Corrections, delivering 16,000 trainings each year.
Posting Summary Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Mental Health Clinician III – Per Diem in Acute Inpatient Services within Rutgers, University Behavioral Health Care.
The Mental Health Clinician III provides comprehensive evaluation, assessment and therapeutic intervention to address the psychological, emotional and social needs of child and adolescent (ages 4-17 years) and adult patients as assigned. Duties include formulating an evaluation, developing and implementing treatment plans, conducting individual, group, and family therapy and providing case management functions.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Under supervision, provides psychotherapeutic interventions/services in accordance with accepted professional and ethical standards of licensing/regulatory bodies and UBHC.
  • Consistently provides individual, group and family therapy based on sound clinical judgement.
  • Adapts the assessment and treatment processes to accommodate variations in readiness for treatment/change, and implications of age, cultural, medical, economic or other relevant factors.
  • Consistently involves individuals served and/or family members as clinically indicated in the assessment and the development of treatment plans and treatment plan reviews as evidenced by periodic review.
  • Effectively collaborates as clinically indicated with other staff members, referral sources, community resources, service providers, case management organizations, families and support systems.
  • Participates in development, implementation, and evaluation of programs.
Position Status Per Diem
Hours Per Week 19.00
Daily Work Shift
Work Arrangement
FLSA Nonexempt
Grade 99H
Position Salary $46.00/hr.
Annual Minimum Salary 0.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 0.000
Annual Maximum Salary 0.000
Standard Hours 1.00
Union Description
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Benefits Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to
Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Temporary Staff Appointment – Hourly
Position Pension Eligibility None


Minimum Education and Experience
  • Master’s Degree in mental health discipline.
  • Licensure to practice as required by New Jersey state laws governing the discipline.
  • Applicants possessing a degree in Social Work must have an active New Jersey certification/licensure as required by the State Board of Social Work.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 23ST0235
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
  • All applicants will be required to upload a current copy of their professional license.
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Piscataway (RBHS)
City Piscataway
State NJ
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