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With the many changes taking place in the behavioral healthcare environment and the reconfiguration of agencies, many staff openings are becoming available, and many individuals are seeking positions. As a result, NJAMHAA has been offering this classified-ad service to both members and nonmembers: A fee for placing the posting and the cost of the communication has been paid for by the individual advertising the position.


Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse for Children and Adolescents
Preferred Behavioral Health Group, Preferred Center for Children and Families - Brick, NJ
Part or Full-time

Preferred Behavioral Health Group is one of the largest non-profit agencies in Monmouth and Ocean Counties that provides behavioral health treatment and services encompassing mental health, substance use and addiction programs. Serving the local community for 40 years, Preferred Behavioral Health Group has evolved to meet the needs of children, teens, adults, families and corporations; with a multitude of programs supporting individuals from 4 years old to 104 years old.

We are seeking a Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse for our outpatient behavioral health program for Children and Families. Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse would be responsible for the provision of psychiatric care to clients ages 5 to 18.

The program is located in Brick, NJ. We are open seven days a week which provides for flexible scheduling. Working a few evenings per week is expected.

Responsibilities include:
• Provide psychiatric evaluations and diagnostic testing under the supervision of a collaborative physician.
• Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse will prescribe medications
• Maintain records in our electronic health record
• Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse collaborates with other providers and family members
• Completes outside forms as necessary
• Demonstrate clinical competency in psychotropic medication use, side effects, and indications for psychiatric intervention for children and adolescents.

• Master of Science in Nursing
• Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Clinical Specialist in Child/Adolescent Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing or a Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatric /Mental Health Nursing.
• Must possess a current NJ License to practice

Job Type: Part or Full-time
• Master's Degree or higher
• NJ License to Practice

Send resumes to Tara Chalakani, LPC, NCC, ACS, RN, Vice President, Mental Health Services for Youth and Families, at tchalakani@preferredbehavioral.org.

 Posted August 15, 2018


Advancement Manager

FAMILYConnections is seeking a creative, knowledgeable and enthusiastic Advancement Manager to promote the mission of the agency through fundraising, public relations and provide overall support to the Board of Trustees. The Advancement Manager manages, updates, and produces fundraising income and expense reports for the Director of Advancement, Chief Executive Officer and Board of Trustees. This individual provides stewardship of the Annual Appeal, drafts the Annual Appeal letter and Board Annual Appeal letter, and reconciles receipts, including sending thank you and tax letters. The Advancement Manager coordinates with the Director of Advancement and Development Committee of the board on planning all aspects of the Annual Gala. It is the responsibility of the Advancement Manager to manage the “external face” of the agency in terms of brand identity and the development and dissemination of all printed materials (Annual Report, Brochures, Videos, Newsletters, etc. This individual manages the content of the agency’s website, ensures that the agency’s presence on social media platforms, and coordinates contacts and nurtures relationships with media (newspapers, radio, and TV). The Advancement Manager serves as a member of the Development Committee of the Board and attends other Board Committee meetings, as needed. The Advancement Manager performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Advancement. The candidate should be a culturally competent individual who will work in alignment with Family Connections’ mission. The individual must be an enthusiastic team player and dedicated to the families we serve.


• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience related to nonprofit management, social services and/or marketing & communications


• At least three years’ experience in nonprofit program development, fundraising.
• Experience with practices and procedures of community mental health services a plus.

Please forward all interest to Desare Ward, Director of Human Resources.
Email: dward@familyconnectionsnj.org
Fax: 973-266-8988

Posted August 14, 2018


Multiple Openings at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care

Apply online at https://jobs.rutgers.edu/ POSTING NUMBER IS REFERENCED BELOW



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Mental Health Clinician II Per Diem for NuView Academy (18ST1925)

Mental Health Specialist IV Per Diem for NuView Academy (18ST1108)


Assistant Nurse Manager (18ST2054)


Habilitation Counselor (18ST2455)


Program Coordinator (18ST1074)


Program Coordinator (18ST2156)

Mental Health Specialist IV (18ST0961)


Mental Health Clinician III

Mental Health Specialist IV


Mental Health Clinician III (18ST2212)


Staff Nurse Per Diem (18ST2330)


Staff Nurse


Posted August 14, 2018


PSYCHIATRIST – Santa Cruz County, CA
Bilingual (English/Spanish) Candidates Encouraged to apply
Immediate full-time and part-time positions available

In addition to the competitive wages, you may be compensated with additional pay through a:
Child Psychiatrist, Forensic, Bilingual, or Longevity Differential
Quality and Productivity Incentives
J-1 Visa Sponsorships may be available
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Psychiatrist Position: Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency opportunities are available to work in outpatient child or adult mental health, integrated behavioral health, mobile crisis, and homeless programs. Outpatient positions in this class are responsible for conducting psychiatric examinations and evaluations, making psychiatric diagnosis, providing psychiatric treatment, and providing medical consultation and medication management for a wide variety of health clients. Incumbents provide on-call consultations after hours and on weekends for the detention facilities and outpatient programs. Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (MHSAS) is part of the County’s Health Services Agency which is known for having many innovative programs and a strong history of effective collaboration.

The Requirements:
Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be:

• Graduation from an approved medical school and satisfactory completion of a three year psychiatric residency approved by the American Medical Association or the American Osteopathic Association.

Special Requirements:

• Possess and maintain a valid California Class C Driver License or the employee must be able to provide suitable transportation which is approved by the appointing authority.

• Possession of a valid Physician and Surgeon's License issued by the State of California. If licensed in another state, candidates may participate in the recruitment and examination process, however, possession of a valid Physician and Surgeon’s License issued by the State of California is required at the time of appointment.

Application Process:
Candidates must submit a County application and answers to the supplemental questionnaire. The completed application packet must be received by the Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Rm. 510, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 or online at www.santacruzcountyjobs.com.

For more information regarding the position, please contact Chief of Psychiatry Vanessa de la Cruz at (831) 454-4885. For information regarding the recruitment and examination procedure please contact Teresa Carrillo, Personnel Analyst at (831) 454-3025. If you have a disability that would require test accommodation, call (831) 454-2600. Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711.

 Posted August 7, 2018


Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris, Inc., is seeking a licensed registered nurse (RN) with the ability to work a flexible schedule, including some evening and weekend hours. Must possess a valid NJ driver’s license in good standing and hold personal professional liability insurance and proof thereof.

Responsibilities include, therapeutic rehabilitative skill development. Contribute to all aspects of the IRP. Nursing assessments. Crisis intervention, consultation for medication and health maintenance. Personalized health care monitoring every 90 days with consumer residents. Electronic clinical record keeping. Meet expected consumer productivity levels of care.

Please submit resumes and inquiries to: HRDept@mhaessexmorris.org


Posted August 1, 2018





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