MA-Mental Health Counselor-Days

Devens, MA
8 Hours, Days, 7 am - 3:30 pm

*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.
Why TaraVista Behavioral Health Center?At TaraVista, we havent forgotten the reason behind why we went into healthcare.  Like you, we have a calling to help people - to make a real and meaningful difference in their lives.  Also like you, were frustrated that business and process seem to come at the expense of our patients, and compromise our ability to work effectively as teams.  We believe that behavioral healthcare doesnt have to be an either/or choice between proper business and proper treatment - we believe we can truly do well by doing good.  Join our TV team where values like collaboration, compassion, engagement, and respect are the very real foundations of our culture not just ideals in a job post.  Reconnect with the reasons you chose to work in healthcare and shift from simply having a career, to really living your calling. We provide inpatient behavioral health services to children, adolescents and adults. Location:    Devens, MASchedule:   Full-time  / Part-time  (every other weekend required) Shift:           Days, 7 am - 3:30 pmDepartments: Mental Health CounselorThe 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:Bachelors Degree in Mental Health, Human Services or related field preferred; previous PCT/PCA experience applicableSufficient typing and computer skills to facilitate use of Electronic Health Record requiredExperience with Electronic Health Record, including Medsphere/Vista preferredEffective oral and written communication skillsAbility to develop a therapeutic relationship while maintaining professional boundariesAbility to manage stressful situations in a calm, organized, and professional mannerAbout  TaraVistaTaraVista Behavioral Health Center, an innovative 116 bed inpatient hospital, was conceived from this simple question: What if we could create an inpatient Behavioral Health Center from scratch?TaraVistas mission is to provide compassionate, effective, sustainable care for those suffering from psychiatric distress and co-occurring substance abuse.  To accomplish this, we have to re-imagine how care is delivered - and we are seeking team members to help us realize this vision.The TaraVista 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.TaraVista Behavioral Health Center is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

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