Mental Health Specialist, 21285

MelroseWakefield Healthcare Melrose, MA

About the Job

Company Description

MelroseWakefield Healthcare is a coordinated system of hospitals, physician practices and community-based services providing care for communities throughout north suburban Boston. We are distinguished by the range of clinical care and services we provide locally for the continuum of care in clinical collaboration with Tufts Medical Center, as well as an affiliation with the Lawrence Memorial. Our focus is simple: a better approach to providing health care, we bring together top-quality primary, emergency and specialty care, locally. Everything you and your family need, right in your neighborhood to be your best healthy.

Job Description

Under the supervision of RN staff, assists in maintaining a safe and therapeutic milieu for psychiatric patients. May facilitate activity and recovery groups based on a structured unit-based curriculum. Assists patients with personal care under the direction of an RN.

Qualifications

  • High school graduate. Associate's degree required. Bachelor's degree with major in a Human Sciences field preferred. Current certification in CPR, CPI required.

  • 1 year of experience in locked inpatient psychiatric unit desirable; familiarity with a hospital setting helpful.

  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work with detailed, confidential material, computer experience required.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES STATEMENT:

Must be able to perform all essential functions of this position with reasonable accommodation if disabled.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. MelroseWakefield Healthcare reserves the right to modify position duties at any time, to reflect process improvements and business necessity.

COVID-19 POLICY:

Please note that effective October 1, 2021, as a condition of employment at MelroseWakefield, all employees and new hires must have received their complete dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, unless they have been granted an exemption.