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Clinician (American Sign Language Fluency required)

Job ID 2020-16642 Location Paterson, New Jersey Shift Regular Full-Time
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Overview

St. Joseph’s Health is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization’s outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Work in Health Care”.

Are you interested in becoming part of the St. Joseph’s Health Team? We are currently looking to hire a Clinician for our St. Joseph’s Health/ACCESS Outpatient Services. We offer competitive salaries and a great benefit package. Please see below information regarding the details of the position:

Job Overview

The Clinician LCSW position for St. Joseph’s Health/ACCESS Outpatient Services provides services to individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in New Jersey. Services include, but are not limited to: clinical assessments; psychotherapy; treatment planning; crisis intervention; psychoeducation; referral and advocacy. The population of individuals we serve may come from diverse cultural backgrounds. Clinical, language and communication needs are varied as well.

Qualifications

  • Work requires the knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts normally acquired through completion of a Master’s degree in social work, psychology or closely related field.
  • Bi-lingual ASL in required.
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus.
  • Licensure required commensurate to degree as required by the State of New Jersey.
  • Work requires the ability to prepare detailed assessments of patient referrals, counseling individual, group or family members, or perform other duties requiring a comparable level of communication skill.
  • Proficiency of Microsoft Office.
  • ACCESS program only: Valid driver’s license required, as well as compliance with Qualifications to Drive a System Vehicle as well as all policies as outlined in the SJHS Fleet Management & Safety Program.
  • Ability to communicate fluently in American Sign Language, familiarity with Deaf Culture and be knowledgeable about current technology in use for individuals with hearing loss.
  • Harbor House only: Valid driver’s license preferred, compliance with Qualifications to Drive a System Vehicle as well as all policies as outlined in the SJHS Fleet Management & Safety Program.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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