Mental Health Counselor
Company: Beth Israel Lahey Health
Posted on: June 13, 2021
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Welcome to Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services. Our
team delivers quality care to clients and families in more than 30
communities throughout the North Shore, Merrimack Valley and
Greater Boston. Our mission is to provide personal, compassionate,
state-of-the-art, integrated behavioral healthcare that makes a
difference in the lives of the people and communities we serve. Our
services include mental health counseling, addiction treatment, and
family and school-based services.
About the Job
Our Crisis Stabilization Unit is seeking a Part Time Mental
Health Counselor! The MHC is a member of the treatment team who
works collaboratively to ensure a safe, therapeutic treatment
environment. The ideal candidate is energetic, nonjudgmental, works
well in teams and is driven to help patients and families in a time
Our Crisis Stabilization Unit is an 8 bed unit offering
short-term residential stabilization services for individuals with
psychiatric and/or substance abuse disorders. We are a 24/7
facility that works as a team to lead encouraging groups, connect
clients with medication evaluations, and follow through with
aftercare plans. Individuals are accepted on a voluntary basis. The
average length of stay for the program is three to five calendar
- Assists in the admitting, discharging and transferring process
ensuring that patient safety is addressed, monitor patient
valuables during body and belonging search and enter proper data
- Provide supportive, respectful, non-judgmental care to adult
clients and assist them in meeting goals identified in treatment
- Assists with Case Management duties, which include one on one
client contact each shift, team meetings, collaboration with other
service providers and follow up with referral sources.
- Acts as liaison to all inpatient facilities, case managers,
psychiatrists, therapists, clinicians, referred agencies, and
families to maintain communications for staff and clients.
- Participates in treatment team meetings, assists with
development of care plans and report any issue for shift directly
to the Nurse.
- Records and reports all observed symptoms, reactions,
treatments and changes in the patient's safety status to the
- Demonstrates a positive demeanor that allows for respectful and
courteous interaction with all external and internal
- Work as a team player delivering effective care to clients and
promoting continuous harmonious working relationships.
- Works cooperatively and effectively with others with ability to
adapt to changes in the workplace
- Bachelor's degree in psychology or related field required.
- Effective oral and written communication skills
- Ability to develop a therapeutic relationship while maintaining
Part Time 24 hours - Days & every other Weekend
Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and
wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients,
their families and all members of the communities we serve. Formed
in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered,
integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services
spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated
orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care,
community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home
health. Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified
joint contracting and population health management organization,
jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.
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