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Title: Mental Health Specialist
Location: Melrose, MA
Employment: Per Diem / Daily Contracting
Status: Open
Date Posted: 3 years ago3 years ago
Confirmed Open: yesterday
Employer Name: Melrose-wakefield Hospital
Facility Type: Hospital / Acute Care Facility
Start Date: Mon, Oct 16, 2017
Shift: Open
Hours: Open
Contact: Contact employer directly

Mental Health Specialist

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. Responsible for patient and unit safety checks, including one to one observation, as assigned by RN. Participates in belongings searches on admission, discharge and, as needed, searches of packages brought to the unit by visitors. As assigned by RN, functions as contact person for individual patients to assist with belongings, answer questions about unit activities, and direct to treatment providers as appropriate.

Associate's degree required. Bachelor's degree with major in a Human Sciences field preferred. Current certification in CPR required, CPI certification preferred. A minimum of 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.

Industry: Healthcare

Time From To Job Text
12/27/15 4:45 AM
Updated (1 years ago)
SystemSystem1424855Status: Closed
Specialty: Mental Health Specialist
Location: Melrose, MA
Employment Type: Per Diem / Daily Contracting
This job has been closed.

10/2/15 4:21 AM
Updated (2 years ago)
SystemSystem1424855Status: New
Specialty: Mental Health Specialist
Location: Melrose, MA
Employment Type: Per Diem / Daily Contracting
New job was posted by system.

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