Mental Health Specialist - 24 Days- ECT/TMS
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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONMcLean 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.
PNP Mental Health Specialist Job description 24 hour position (M-W-F)
Under the supervision of the nurse, the MHS helps provide care for inpatients and outpatients in the Psychiatric Neurotherapeutics Program, including ECT and TMS. The MHS assists with pretreatment care including assisting patients with self assessments tools as needed, set up and clean up of the treatment room and recovery room as needed and monitoring outpatients in the Recovery Lounge following their discharge post-ECT within the standards of the department, hospital and regulatory agencies. The PNP MHS works within the treatment team to provide post-recovery room care for individuals and to assist in appropriate discharge procedures, including scheduling of follow up appointments. Duties include interaction with all members of the PNP, inpatients, outpatients and their families.
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 interactions.
High School Diploma Required. Two years of college preferred. Requires verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work in collaboration with others. No experience required. One year patient care or related experience preferred, preferably in a psychiatric setting.
Employees 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 administrative purposes.
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 orientation or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable law or regulation.