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Milieu Counselor Float

Company: Cambridge Health Alliance
Location: Brookline
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:

Location: CHA Cambridge Hospital Work Days: 8 hour shifts varied following the Per Diem Contract Category: Human and Social Services Department: Inpatient Psych Float Pool CH Job Type: Per Diem On Call Work Shift: Various Shifts Hours/Week: 0.00 Union: Yes Union Name: CH Laborers 380
Department Summary:Cahill 4 is an adult Psychiatric locked unit. There are 18 beds available on this inpatient unit of which we see various types of psychiatric illnesses such as Schizophrenia bi-polar and affective disorders, Personality disorders, Duel diagnosis, Adjustment disorder, Psychosis, and use DBT/CBT Group Therapy. According to DMH we have a lower than average restraint rate, use sensory approach to de-escalating patients, and all staff are educated in trauma informed care with provides each patient with individualized care.Job Summary: The Milieu Counselor is a member of the multidisciplinary team who, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse is responsible for a safe and structured service, as well as attending to the individual needs of patients in crisis in an inpatient psychiatric setting. Milieu safety checks, assigned groups, 1:1 interactions with patients as needed, de-escalation of aggressive patients.Job Requirements:EDUCATION: High school diploma required; B.A, B.S., or M.A. preferred or equivalent years human service experience.CERTIFICATIONS: Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) CertificationPREVIOUS EXPERIENCE: 1 year of inpatient psychiatric experience required.All newly hired candidates must successfully complete a job specific physical agility test.

In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) policy forbids employees and associates to discriminate against anyone based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career development. Furthermore, we will not tolerate the use of discriminatory slurs, or other remarks, jokes or conduct, that in the judgment of CHA, encourage or permit an offensive or hostile work environment.
Cambridge Health Alliance brings Care to the People - including your neighbors, friends and family. Our local hospitals and care centers serve our vibrant, diverse communities, and play an integral role in improving health. As passionate advocates for the underserved, we actively partner with our communities to take on challenging public health issues, and conduct important research to help reduce barriers to care. We believe that everyone deserves access to high quality, convenient health care. This is why our employees believe in where they work and why many build long, rewarding careers at CHA.
Healthcare is changing rapidly. CHA has a strategic plan that charts a proactive course for our future. It is built on a vision of equity and excellence for everyone, every time. It also recognizes that our workforce is our most valuable asset and prioritizes competitive salaries, benefits and professional development opportunities for employees. The strategic plan is changing the way we provide care and improving the health and experience of our patients; we are looking for smart, committed, compassionate people who want to be part of making our vision of better health and equity a reality.
At CHA, you can believe in where you work and go home every day knowing you made a difference. Join our team and help us bring Care to the People.

Keywords: Cambridge Health Alliance, Brookline , Milieu Counselor Float, Other , Brookline, Massachusetts

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