Princeton HealthCare System Admissions Clinician in Princeton, New Jersey

Admissions Clinician

Location: Princeton House Behavioral Health - Inpatient, Princeton NJ

Shift: Evening

Site Location: Princeton House Inpatient (Princeton)

Position Type: Part Time

Functional Department: Behavioral Health - Inpatient

Description

Penn Medicine Princeton Health is a leading provider of healthcare services. As a respected nonprofit, community teaching health system, we offer compassionate care supported by advanced technologies and an outstanding medical staff. Over 97% of our physicians have achieved board certification, the hallmark of professional excellence. Through our academic and clinical affiliations with institutions including The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, we are setting new standards in diagnostic and treatment protocols and achieving successful clinical outcomes for our patients. Princeton Health is Redefining Care through our commitment to delivering an exceptional level of clinical care and individualized caring for each and every patient. Princeton Health is now part of the Penn Medicine Health System which strives to achieve its three part mission; patient care, education and research. Working for this leading academic health system means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines. Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Princeton Health is currently searching for a Part Time, Evenings, Admissions Clinician for Princeton House Inpatient Admissions facility located in Princeton. Hours are 3-11:30pm every Saturday and Sunday.

Position Summary: Assists the Admissions Office with the assessment of patients seeking psychiatric/behavioral healthcare. Demonstrates competency in assessing patients for Admission to the Inpatient Unit of Princeton House. This work is primarily over the phone performing assessments and registration.

Qualifications:

ALL Princeton Health employees are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Required :

  • Bachelors Degree in an appropriate mental health discipline

  • Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions, correspondence, memos and similar business materials.

  • Ability to effectively present information both in a one-on-one and a group situation to customers, clients and other employees of the organization

  • Ability to apply problem-solving skills to situations involving multiple variables that arise in the crisis setting.

  • Professionalism is essential

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.

  • A customer service orientation, a teamwork approach, flexibility, and discretion/ diplomacy

  • Lifting/Carrying (Up to 20 pounds) - Occasionally

Preferred:

  • Experience with behavioral health population

Join the Princeton Health family and be a part of Redefining Care in our community!

Princeton Health is a qualified employer under the rules of the Government Public Service Loan Forgiveness program & an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/F/D/V.