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Mental Health Worker - CCA Brighton - Day Shift

Bay Cove Human Services
United States, Massachusetts, Boston
March 04, 2024
Mental Health Worker - CCA Brighton - Day Shift
Boston, MA, USA
Req #1900
Thursday, August 24, 2023

M-F 8a-4pm

Parking available

Mission Statement:

Bay Cove Human Services partners with people to overcome challenges and realize personal potential.

Job Summary:The CCSMentalHealth Worker (MHW) provides direct services to adults in crisis at the CCS. S/he will carry a case load based on daily census and will provide direct care supports including admission, treatment planning, running groups, case management, and discharge. S/he ensures safety of all clients through provision of as needed 1:1 supervision, conducting and documenting checks, proactively addressing escalating behaviors. The MHW also provides for operation of the CCS in terms of meal set-up and clean-up; room maintenance; keeping the unit clean; and doing laundry. This is a non-exempt position.

Supervisory Responsibilities:None

Essential Functions of Position:

  • Completes and documents admissions, treatment plans, client daily documentation, and discharge summaries in accordance with BCHS, DMH, BMC, MBHP, and BEST.
  • Ensure that the unit follows the daily schedule of program activities, client meetings, and groups. Oversight of therapeutic groups as leader, co-leader, and observer.
  • Ensures for the cleanliness and upkeep of the unit, assists in meal preparation and cleanup, completes bed set up and gathers linens.
  • Maintains effective working relationships with insurers, DMH, BMC, BEST, local community resources, and treatment/rehabilitation programs throughout the Cape Cod community.
  • Participation in daily rounds with multidisciplinary team and follows up on identified issues for the unit and for the individual clients.
  • Ensures that safety protocols are routinely reviewed and followed consistently by all staff (such as emergency systems; identification and remedy of facility safety hazards; security systems; lock up of sharps and any potential toxins; hazardous waste management; checks protocols, checking vitals protocols, etc).
  • Performs all other duties and projects as assigned by supervisor.

Requirements for the position:

  • Minimally 3 years' experience working in a mental health setting.
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated skills in working as an effective team player in a fast-paced unit

Personal Characteristics:

  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of multi-disciplinary and cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a pressured situation and maintain clarity, focus, judgment, and compassion
  • Ability to provide leadership
  • Ability to identify problems and initiate solutions to problems
  • Ability to work with people in crisis in a hopeful and compassionate manner and model this for others
  • Ability to work independently
  • A COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of the position. One COVID-19 shot is acceptable, contingent on the individual receiving the second shot within the allotted time frame.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift 20 pounds and complete cleaning and laundry


Other details

  • Job Family
    Counselor II

  • Job Function

  • Pay Type

  • Boston, MA, USA

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