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Saint Barnabas Health Care System Peer Support Staff - Emergency Screening (Days) in Newark, New Jersey

Peer Support Staff - Emergency Screening (Days) Req #: 0000104211 Category: Behavioral and Mental Health Status: Full-Time Shift: Day Facility: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Department: Emergency Screening Location: Newark Beth Israel Medical Ctr, 201 LYONS AVENUE, NEWARK, NJ 07112-2027 JOB SUMMARY The Peer Support Staff position provides support to selected patients and their families on site and will work in conjunction with screener, PESS RN, and other staff when given patient assignments. EDUCATION High School diploma or equivalent required; PEER support certification preferred QUALIFICATIONS Minimum (1) one year involvement in mental health advocacy required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent customer service skills goal and outcome oriented Additional Information First established in 1901, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is a 665-bed quaternary care, teaching hospital that provides comprehensive health care for the region. Staffed with more than 800 physicians, 3200 employees, and 150 volunteers, our hospital is ready to provide you and your family with the quality care you need. At Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, we are committed to quality and excellence in patient care. Our goal is to exceed your expectations and to provide you with an environment that is conducive to healing and promotes patient safety. The Newark Beth Israel Medical Center management and staff abide by the philosophy that all patients are to be treated with respect, dignity, and sensitivity. RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey and the state s second largest private employer with more than 32,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals, three acute care children s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children s Specialized Hospital). We offer a great work environment, competitive rates and excellent benefits, including: Medical/Dental/Vision plans 401 (k) Vacation/Personal/Holiday/Sick Time Off Short & Long Term Disability Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance Tuition Reimbursement Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.