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Mental Health Worker - CCS - Cape Cod CCS

Company: Bay Cove Human Services, Inc.
Location: Boston
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

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: NoneEssential 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 unitPersonal 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 compassionAbility to provide leadershipAbility to identify problems and initiate solutions to problemsAbility to work with people in crisis in a hopeful and compassionate manner and model this for othersAbility to work independentlyA 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 RequirementsMust be able to lift 20 pounds and complete cleaning and laundryOther details Pay Type Hourly Apply Now

Keywords: Bay Cove Human Services, Inc., Boston , Mental Health Worker - CCS - Cape Cod CCS, Healthcare , Boston, Massachusetts

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