Counselor Mhc-Adult Mhu-32 Hrs Evening-Eow/Eoh

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Salem , MA 01970

Posted 6 months ago

Exciting opportunity to work directly with adults or children on inpatient psychiatric units at Salem Hospital. These positions involve establishing therapeutic relationship with patients while maintaining professional boundaries , participation in patient care rounds, managing the milieu and facilitating psycho education and therapeutic group activities. The successful candidate will identify patient behaviors that contribute to the development of a crisis, and utilize nonverbal and verbal techniques to de-escalate crisis situations, as these units are striving to be a restraint free environment to promote the recovery of patients. Positions require some scheduling flexibility, including every other weekend and rotating holidays.

North Shore Medical Center Psychiatry service includes a comprehensive array of psychiatric services including 66 inpatient beds over two campuses, partial hospital program and three very busy outpatient clinics. Over the next 6 months, inpatient psychiatry will be expanding to 100-120 inpatient beds all on the Salem campus. NSMC is a member of the Partners Health Care Network that includes MGH, Brigham, McLean, Newton Wellesley Hospital and other Partners institutions.

Required:

  • High school degree or GED required.

  • Requires verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with patients of diverse age, population, and multitude of cultural/ethnic background.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree in human services.

  • Experience in an inpatient mental health unit.

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Counselor Mhc-Adult Mhu-32 Hrs Evening-Eow/Eoh

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital