Mental Health Counselor

Job Ref: 20080
Category: Behavioral & Mental Health
Location:
Emerson Hospital, 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, MA 01742

Department: North 5 (Psych)
Schedule: Part Time
Shift: Variable Shifts
Hours: 32 hours 11p-7a

Job Summary
Reporting to the Director, Behavioral Health Nursing, provides comprehensive care appropriate to the age of the patients served on their assigned unit, under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse, and in accordance with the stated philosophy and objectives of the Behavioral Health Department and Nursing Service Department. The Mental Health Counselor is accountable for the safety of the care they deliver.

Minimum Qualifications
Education
Bachelor's degree preferred.  Degree in a field related to mental health preferred.

Experience
Minimum one year experience in inpatient psychiatric environment or psychiatric triage preferred.

Licensure and/or Certification
BLS healthcare provider required.
CPI achieved within 3 months of hire required.

Skills
Interpersonal and communication skills.
Critical thinking skills.
Organizational skills.
Computer skills.
Must have the ability to read, write, and communicate in English.
Ability to maintain confidential information.