Mental Health Counselor, Inpatient Adolescent, Evenings

Taravista Devens , MA 01434

Posted 2 months ago

Join us as a Mental Health Counselor!

Up to $2,000.00 Sign On Bonus

Available Schedule:

Full Time 32-Hours, Evening Shift 3:00pm-11:30pm

Part Time 24-Hours, Evening Shift 3:00pm-11:30pm

As a Mental Health Counselor for TaraVista in Devens, Massachusetts, you'll bring your experience and knowledge where your voice matters. A Mental Health Counselor is an integral part of our multidisciplinary treatment team. You will provide direct care and support not only to our patients but also their families and make decisions that impact the lives of your peers, your patients, and your community. In exchange, we will care for you, as much as you care for our patients.

How You Care for Our Patients

As a Mental Health Counselor, you will maintain a safe therapeutic milieu on inpatient psychiatric units. You will also conduct safety checks, monitor patients, assist with ADL's, de-escalate acute situations, and provide supportive interactions with patients.

How We Care for You

We offer competitive compensation depending on education and years of experience in addition to evening, night or weekend shift differential. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), employer paid short term disability (STD), long term disability (LTD), and life insurance. Our care for you goes beyond the benefits package. We are focused on providing you the care and support that you need to thrive at home and at work.

You Bring Meaningful Experience

Successful candidates will have:

  • High school diploma; Bachelor's Degree in Mental Health, Human Services or related field preferred

  • Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to develop a therapeutic relationship while maintaining professional boundaries

  • Previous experience in psychiatric or substance inpatient, restraint reduction de-escalation, and crisis intervention is preferred

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct patient observation and rounds.

  • Assists staff with patient care while following treatment plans.

  • Observe and monitor patient's progress and reports observations to staff.

  • Develop a therapeutic relationship with patients while maintaining professional boundaries.

  • Assist patients with activities of daily living skills, as necessary.

  • Provide appropriate supervision of patients' activities.

  • Responsible for safety monitoring of patients of the unit.

  • Process admissions belongings.

  • Complete documentation in the EMR system.

  • Facilitate patient groups

  • Work collaboratively with the Interdisciplinary Team

About TaraVista

TaraVista Behavioral Health Center is a regional inpatient treatment center serving Middlesex County, Worcester County and Southern New Hampshire. We are located in Devens, MA, right off of Route 2 between I495 and I190. What sets us apart is our experienced and engaged staff who are passionate about helping people to get better. We are expanding our programs so we can care for more people during this unprecedented time of need for behavioral health. Working at TaraVista is a great opportunity to make a lasting impact in the lives of others, in your community and in your career.

Work With Us As We Live Our Values

  • Visionary: We aspire to set the standard for how behavioral healthcare services are provided.

  • Integrity: We conduct ourselves in an honest and ethical manner.

  • Safety: We strive to provide a safe environment for patients and caregivers.

  • Transformational: We inspire our team members, our patients, and their families to lead fulfilling lives.

  • Advocacy: We advocate for our patients and the services we provide and work to decrease the health disparities in our communities.

Tara Vista is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


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