Behavioral Health Careers at Princeton House

Behavioral Health Behavioral Health

Penn Medicine Princeton House Behavioral Health (PHBH) proactively recruits qualified behavioral health professionals in anticipation of growth and increased utilization of our services. At PHBH you’ll find a positive, welcoming culture that is respectful of our colleagues and dedicated to providing the best care possible for all of our patients. Our programs and our patients grow and thrive because of the caring professionals who bring their creativity, warmth, and enthusiasm to work each day. And, staff members appreciate opportunities for advancement across our system.

Careers with Princeton House Behavioral Health

Princeton House Behavioral Health is proud of the quality, evidence-based treatment that our outstanding clinicians provide. We believe in ongoing education that keeps our staff at the top of their game, and in nurturing ideas to provide even better care for the thousands of patients we treat each year. Read about our programs and services at princetonhouse.org.

Here are just a few of the positions we may have open now:

 

A Note for Providers

Psychiatrists and Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses are interviewed year-round for positions working with children, adolescents, and adults at all levels of care. For more information, go to our Physician & APN Careers page or contact Ariana Sanjabi, Physician Recruiter, at 609.613.6131 or asanjabi@princetonhcs.org.

 

Princeton House Locations

Princeton House’s inpatient hospital is located in Princeton, New Jersey, about six miles from Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center in Plainsboro.

Intensive Outpatient and Partial Hospital Programs are offered in New Jersey at:

Princeton Center for Eating Disorders is an acute inpatient unit located within Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center in Plainsboro.

For addresses and phone numbers, go to Princeton House’s Locations page.

 

 


 

Navigating the Application Process

Princeton House Behavioral Health welcomes your application! To find positions that are open, you’ll be redirected to the main Penn Medicine Princeton Health Employment page. Before you go, here’s some information you’ll find helpful. 

  • LOCATION: Choose Princeton House Behavioral Health – Inpatient or – Outpatient. We recommend doing searches in both areas. 
  • SITE LOCATION: Unless you have a firm preference for one site, skip this section. If you’ve already chosen Princeton House – Inpatient in the LOCATION box, you’ll be shown all jobs at our inpatient hospital in Princeton. If you’ve chosen Princeton House – Outpatient, jobs in all of our outpatient sites will populate in your search. 
  • FUNCTIONAL DEPARTMENT: Choose Any.
  • POSITION TYPE: Choose any of the options. 
  • SHIFT: If this is important to you, choose one of the shifts. If not, move on!
  • DESCRIPTION KEYWORDS: Here are some suggestions: Admissions Clinician, Advanced Practice Nurse, Allied Clinical Therapist, Animal-assisted Therapist, Crisis Clinician, Driver, Mental Health Associate, Registered Nurse, RN, Psychologist, Social Worker, Therapist, UM.
  • DON’T FORGET TO PRESS THE BLUE SEARCH BUTTON!
  • Now, you can go to http://bit.ly/PHCScareers.

 


Careers Descriptions:

Admissions Clinician—Inpatient
The Inpatient Admissions Clinician Assists the Admissions Office with the assessment of patients seeking psychiatric/behavioral healthcare. This position provides telephone assessments and schedules routine evaluations for children, adolescents, and adults, verifies benefits and patient registrations, and facilitates transfer of patients to Princeton House from other facilities.

Admissions Clinician—Outpatient 
Under supervision from the Director and/or the Coordinator of Admissions, Admissions Clinicians provide a full range of admission services (telephonic screening and triage, insurance verifications, case assignment and scheduling) across programs to facilitate patient access to clinical services in the Princeton House system.

Allied Clinical Therapist—Inpatient
The Allied Clinical Therapist originates, plans, and administers high quality Allied Clinical Therapy to adult patients in individual or group settings including: group counseling, creative arts therapy, psycho-educational and therapeutic activities. The Allied Clinical Therapist will also assess patient functioning and needs, and participate as a member of the treatment team by providing clinical expertise with the aim of creating and maintaining a therapeutic milieu. 

Allied Clinical Therapist—Outpatient
The Allied Clinical Therapist provides clinical services that include assessment, triage, individual and group treatment, treatment plan input and documentation for all services provided. Populations include children, adolescents, and adults. 

Allied Clinical Therapist/Senior—Inpatient
The Senior Allied Clinical Therapist originates, plans, and administers high quality Allied Clinical Therapy to adult patients in individual or group settings including: group counseling, creative arts therapy, psycho-educational and therapeutic activities. The Senior Allied Clinical Therapist will also assess patient functioning and needs and will provide senior level clinical expertise, feedback and training to the department and treatment team. The Senior Allied Clinical Therapist will actively recruit and supervise student interns and volunteers.

Crisis Clinician—Inpatient
Crisis Clinicians assist the Admissions Office and Emergency Department with the assessment and evaluation of patients seeking psychiatric/behavioral healthcare in a managed care environment. Demonstrates competency in assessing children, adolescents and adults.

Driver/CDL—Outpatient
Drivers provide transportation to patients admitted in the Princeton House outpatient program across all outpatient sites. The PHBH Driver functions collectively with the outpatient fleet; primary location and routes will vary based on the needs of the Outpatient Transportation System, including providing courier service as requested by the supervisor. This position is not clinical. Drivers provide non-direct care services to children, adolescents and adults. Class C CDL with Passenger endorsement, or the ability to obtain within 40 days of hire, is required.

Financial Counselor—Inpatient
Primary responsibility of the Financial Counselor is to register and sign-in patients being admitted to Princeton House’s Inpatient Unit. Other duties include, but are not limited to, pre-registrations, preparation of sign-in packets and document auditing.

Mental Health Associate—Inpatient
The Mental Health Associate assists Registered Nurses in providing direct psychiatric and medical care to patients. The Mental Health Associate participates as a member of the treatment team in creating and maintaining a safe and therapeutic milieu for an adult population.

Mental Health Associate—Outpatient
Mental Health Associates (MHAs) in PHBH’s outpatient centers assist primary therapists/group therapists in providing direct care to individuals and groups, may be asked to take an active role in managing crises involving therapeutic holds. Patient populations could include children, adolescents, and adults.

Nursing Assistant—Inpatient
The Nursing Assistant, as directed by the Registered Nurse, provides direct psychiatric and medical care to patients. The Nursing Assistant participates as a member of the treatment team in creating and maintaining a safe and therapeutic milieu for an adult population.

Nutrition Worker—Inpatient
The Nutrition Worker is responsible for performing a variety of patient, cafeteria, catering and general cleaning duties that may include patient tray assembly, distribution and retrieval of meal carts, food prep, assembly, plating and serving, utility work such as pot sink and dish machine operations, cleaning and sanitation of the kitchen and equipment, garbage disposal and other duties as assigned. Responsible for maintaining food safety and sanitation per policies and regulatory standards, and for providing an exceptional, caring, and compassionate experience for patients and their families, visitors and guests of the hospital.

Nurse/RN—Inpatient
The Princeton House Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision of nursing care based on standards of professional nursing practice for inpatient adults. The Registered Nurse demonstrates knowledge in the nursing process including: assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation.

Nurse/RN—Outpatient
At Princeton House Outpatient, the Registered Nurse provides clinical services that include assessment, triage, individual and group interventions, treatment plan development and input, and documentation for all services provided.  Patient populations include children, adolescents, and adults.

Nutritional Services Supervisor—Inpatient
The Nutritional Services Supervisor is responsible for coordinating labor, food production, and other resources to assure that meals are satisfactorily prepared within an environment that assures food safety and maximizes the potential to meet patient and customer needs.

Social Worker—Inpatient
The Social Worker provides the highest quality comprehensive clinical services that include but not limited to comprehensive assessment, individual, group and family treatment, treatment plan development and coordination, referral relations, discharge planning.

Social Worker/Senior—Inpatient
The Senior Social Worker has at least three years of experience and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. The Social Worker provides the highest quality comprehensive clinical services that include but not limited to comprehensive assessment, individual, group and family treatment, treatment plan development and coordination, referral relations, discharge planning.

Therapist/Primary—Outpatient
The Primary Therapist provides high quality comprehensive clinical services that include: clinical triage, psychosocial evaluations, individual group and family treatment, treatment plan development and coordination, referent relations, discharge planning, utilization management with insurance companies, and case management with social service support systems, schools and other relevant external entities.  The above services shall be provided under supervision of the appropriate clinical discipline. Patient populations may include children, adolescents, or adults.

Utilization Management Reviewer—Inpatient
Conducts Utilization Management reviews for Princeton House inpatients, assigned by the Department Director. Documents in the facility-wide computer system the results of each review, conducted both internally and externally (with managed care organizations). Familiarity with Princeton House services/programs in all locations is essential.