Mental Health Worker - Per Diem - BEST Boston CCS

Boston, MA, USA Req #338
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Mission Statement:

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

Job Summary: 
The CCS Mental Health 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

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $15.45
Location on Google Maps
  • Boston, MA, USA