Community Residence Counselor
Company: McLean Hospital(MCL)
Posted on: September 21, 2022
McLean Hospital is a comprehensive psychiatric hospital
committed to providing easy access to superior quality,
cost-effective mental health services in the Boston area,
Massachusetts and beyond. Since 1811, McLean Hospital has been a
world leader in the treatment of mental illness and chemical
dependency, research into the cause of mental illness and the
training of generations of mental health care providers. McLean's
multidisciplinary programs treat a broad range of psychiatric
illnesses across the full continuum of care.
Under direction of the Program Manger, the CRC provides direct
patient care and participates in therapeutic milieu within the
scope of defined practice. Successful candidate will provide direct
patient care through group and individual counseling in accordance
with current treatment plan. Establishes relationships with
patients that are helpful and maintains professional boundaries.
Intervenes in managing complex patient situations. Participates in
leading and co-leading patient groups. Provides and supervises
community activities according to needs. Provides patients with
direction and supervision as needed. Communicates information
regarding patient milieu/therapeutic environment to appropriate
staff in a timely manner.
Exact salaries are calculated when a job offer is to be made and
are based on a candidate's experience and qualifications. Employees
in this position are eligible for shift differentials.
All McLean team members are expected to consistently demonstrate
our values of integrity, compassion, respect, diversity, teamwork,
excellence and innovation in their work activities and
- High School Diploma or GED Required.
- Bachelors degree preferred.
- Requires verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work in collaboration with others.
- No experience required.
- One year patient care or related experience preferred,
preferably in a psychiatric setting.
- Driver's license (MA, CT, NH, NY, RI, VT) preferred (varies by
program), and ability to satisfactorily meet hospital driving
- Requiredto complete electronic medical records training and
demonstrate 80% accuracy oncompetency test within 30 days of
- Allemployees must possess basic computer skills to use a
variety of electronic oronline systems for communication, clinical
and administrative purposes.
- For those unit to which it applies; Must have Medication
Administration Program Certification, or successfully complete the
Medication Administration Certification course provided by the
Hospital. - Applicants who are not currently MAP(Medication
Administration Program) certified will have a specified time period
from the date of hire, to successfully complete a McLean sponsored
MAP certification program.
- Where MAP is required Color BlindTesting is a condition of
employment for employees hired after 5/24/2019Employees are
expected to remain awake and alert at all times on all shifts.
All employees must possess basic computer skills to use a variety
of electronic or online systems for communication, clinical and
Required to complete electronic medical records training, and
demonstrate 80% accuracy on competency test within 30 days of
It is the policy of McLean Hospital to affirmatively provide equal
opportunity to all qualified applicants for employment and existing
employees without regard to their race, religion, color, national
origin, sex, age, ancestry, protected veteran status, disability,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other
basis that would be in violation of any applicable law or
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