Per Diem Healthcare Provider- Worker2Worker
Company: Rutgers University
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: November 19, 2023
Per Diem Healthcare Provider- Worker2Worker
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
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
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
- Conducts professional and employee responsibilities in a manner
that promotes unit and UBHC objectives.
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
$23 per hour
Annual Minimum Salary
Annual Mid Range Salary
Annual Maximum Salary
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
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
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.
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus
Downtown New Brunswick
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion
of all pre-employment screenings.
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
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