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Per Diem Healthcare Provider- Worker2Worker

Company: Rutgers University
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title
Per Diem Healthcare Provider- Worker2Worker

Job Category
Staff & Executive - Healthcare - Medical and Patient Services

UBHC-P - Mom2Mom


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 Per Diem Healthcare Provider in Worker2Worker - Division of Child Protection & Permanency (DCP&P) Telephone Helplines - Environment of Care for Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.

The primary purpose of the Per Diem Healthcare Provider position is to provide peer support for Division of Child Protection & Permanency (DCP&P) employees throughout the State of New Jersey that meet quality and quantity standards within the DCP&P Program. Performs functions in support of the DCP&P Program mission as well as the DCP&P Program project goals providing streamlined, prompt, and "consumer friendly" access to UBHC services. Receives telephone requests for service, undertakes clinical assessment of the service need of the client or customer, and responds by offering a scheduled appointment or making other appropriate referrals or disposition. Demonstrates competency in recognizing the unique needs of New Jersey DCP&P workers and applying relevant assessment and treatment skills with regard to a wide range of clinical issues. A capacity for assessment services and management of all situations for DCP&P will also be required.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • As part of the DCP&P team, actively participates in ensuring the telephone calls/service requests are handled in an
    effective and "consumer friendly" manner.
  • Assesses telephone service requests/referrals and responds in accordance with prescribed DCP&P procedures.
  • Assesses client's clinical condition in order to make/authorize an appropriate disposition.
  • Acquires familiarity with other UBHC units, outside providers, and other pertinent organizations and resources, in order to facilitate telephone activities, develop work relationships, and provide information and guidance to callers.
  • Assists in supervision of daily operations of the DCP&P program when needed.
  • Conforms to unit policies relating to functional needs of the DCP&P program.
  • Conducts professional and employee responsibilities in a manner that promotes unit and UBHC objectives.

    Position Status
    Per Diem

    Hours Per Week

    Daily Work Shift

    Work Arrangement



    Position Salary
    $23 per hour

    Annual Minimum Salary

    Annual Mid Range Salary

    Annual Maximum Salary

    Standard Hours

    Union Description

    Payroll Designation


    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
    Staff - 12 month

    Position Pension Eligibility


    Minimum Education and Experience
    • Bachelor's Degree plus one (1) year work experience in the human services field.
    • Equivalent education, experience and/or training may be substituted for the degree requirement.

      • Applicants possessing a degree in Social Work must have an active New Jersey certification/licensure as required by the State Board of Social Work.
      • Valid driver's license.

        Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
        • Demonstrated ability to deal with developmentally disabled individuals.

          Preferred Qualifications

          Equipment Utilized

          Physical Demands and Work Environment

          Physical Demands: Occasional time spent driving to designated facilities to interview clients and meet staff. Moderate physical effort (lift/carry up to 25 pounds). Frequently walks, bends, stretches, pushes and pulls. Manual dexterity and mobility for charting. Lifts supplies/equipment/charts. Sitting while interviewing clients; may sit up to several hours in one place. Frequent use of telephone for crisis calls.

          Work Environment: Varied work settings include office, community agencies, and police departments. Subject to varying and unpredictable situations. Handles emergency or crisis situations. May be exposed to varying or extreme temperatures.

          Special Conditions

          Posting Details

          Posting Number

          Posting Open Date

          Special Instructions to Applicants

          Regional Campus
          Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)

          Home Location Campus
          Downtown New Brunswick

          New Brunswick


          Location Details

          Pre-employment Screenings

          All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

          Immunization Requirements

          Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to receive an updated (bivalent) vaccine dose. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate's offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

          Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

          It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

Keywords: Rutgers University, New Brunswick , Per Diem Healthcare Provider- Worker2Worker, Healthcare , New Brunswick, New Jersey

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