CarePoint Health Management Associates

Crisis Intervention Specialist

Job Locations US-NJ-Hoboken
Behavioral and Mental Health
Position Type
Per Diem
Location : Name
Hoboken University Medical Center

About Us

CarePoint Health is one of New Jersey’s leading health care systems comprised of three long-standing and highly-regarded hospitals – Christ Hospital in Jersey City, Hoboken University Medical Center and Bayonne Medical Center. CarePoint united three area hospitals to provide 360-degree-coordinated care by integrating the medical facilities and physician networks associated with these institutions. With over 4,500 employees, CarePoint is the largest private employer in Hudson County, New Jersey and each year provides care to over 300,000 individuals.


CarePoint prides itself on its patient-focused approach to care delivery, with an emphasis on preventative medicine, health education, and disease management. Leveraging its vast network of physicians and healthcare experts, CarePoint is quickly becoming recognized as a leader in the broader healthcare landscape as it pioneers creative solutions to address urgent population health needs.

What You'll Be Doing

The Crisis Intervention Specialist will be responsible for the following:

  • Plans and provides mental health screening assessments
  • crisis supportive interventions
  • dispositions and referrals in consultation with the on-call psychiatrist and or with the coordinator for patients in crisis
  • Conduct crisis counseling for patients in crisis situations / bereavement
  • conduct comprehensive clinical assessment
  • assess for suicide and homicide risk in the Emergency Department.

This is a Per-Diem position : Varied Schedule

What We're Looking For

  • Bachelors degree required in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or related fields.
  • Masters degree preferred. 2 –4 years Related Experience, knowledge of DSM- V diagnosis and psychotropic medications.
    Ability to communicate clearly in English, both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of Crisis Intervention & Prevention. Ability to organize, prioritize & manage multiple projects and follow through to ensure tasks are complete.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, ability to identify and resolve problems, ability to work in a dynamic environment, and computer literate.





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• Competitive pay
• Medical, dental, and vision insurance
• 401k with Company match
• Generous paid time off
• Paid Holidays
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Advancement and career development opportunities

Covid-19 and Influenza vaccinations are a requirement for employment at CarePoint Health. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from CarePoint.

CarePoint Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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