MA - Mental Health Counselor - Days


176406
Holyoke, MA
Days 7a-3:30p (every other weekend/every other holiday)

05/19/2021
50
*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
Mental Health Counselor Location:   Holyoke, MA Schedule:  Full-time- includes every other weekend Shift:         Day and Evening shifts available MiraVista Behavioral Health Center is seeking health care professionals who inspire. MiraVista, a new Behavioral Health Hospital will be opening its doors in Western Massachusetts for individuals in need of psychiatric, emotional and substance use treatments in the Spring of 2021! As a founding member at MiraVista, you will have a once in a lifetime opportunity to be a part of developing a team to deliver the quality care that originally brought you into the healthcare profession. We are an elite team of psychiatric professionals that believe:·       We must always champion our patients.·       We work as part of a collaborative, empowered team in a non-judgmental environment.·       We have a voice that is welcomed, encouraged, and respected.·       We do what needs to be done to support one another.Is this the type of professional life you want to be part of with patients and their families?  If your answer is yes, please read about your future responsibilities, the necessary qualifications, and the benefits you would receive when you join us.Responsibilities:The Mental Health Counselor, under the supervision of the Charge Nurse and Nursing Director, is responsible for maintaining a safe therapeutic milieu on inpatient psychiatric units. The role involves conducting safety checks, patient monitoring, assisting with ADLs, de-escalating acute situations, and providing supportive interactions with patients.Qualifications:Education: High school diploma required; Bachelors Degree in Mental Health, Human Services or related field strongly preferred.Experience: Previous psychiatric/substance inpatient experience preferred. Previous PCT/PCA experience applicable. Skills: Sufficient typing and computer skills to facilitate use of Electronic Health Record required; experience with Electronic Health Record, including Medsphere/Vista preferred. Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to develop a therapeutic relationship while maintaining professional boundaries; ability to manage stressful situations in a calm, organized, and professional manner. About MiraVistaMiraVista Behavioral Health Center is an innovative 84 bed inpatient hospital. MiraVistas mission is to provide compassionate, effective, sustainable care for those suffering from psychiatric distress and co-occurring substance abuse.The MiraVista approach empowers you to shift from simply having a job in your chosen career field, to making a meaningful difference in the lives of others.We seek innovative, energetic people who work well in teams and who are driven to help patients and families in a time of need. We are an elite team of psychiatric professionals that believe:·       We must always champion our patients.·       We work as part of a collaborative, empowered team in a non-judgmental environment.·       We have a voice that is welcomed, encouraged, and respected.·       We do what needs to be done to support one another.Is this the type of professional life you want to be part of with patients and their families?  Apply now!MiraVista Behavioral Health Center is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

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