Chelsea

Title Community Support Program (CSP) Manager
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea
Location Chelsea, MA
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Job Summary:  As the CSP Manager, you would be responsible for delivery of administrative and clinical services of a multidisciplinary team and would monitor the care provided by the team. You would coordinate resources and act as liaison to other agency programs. The manager provides clinical and administrative supervision to staff as well as participating in the provision of direct care for the outpatient team(s) through assessment, engagement and ongoing therapy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities including hiring and training of employees
  • Responsible for the clinical and administrative supervision of staff.
  • Monitors staff caseloads and service provision to ensure quality of service delivery.
  • Directly supervises the outreach staff and the Chelsea Clinical Navigators.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with collateral agencies serving the client population.
  • Participates in and ensures that the CSP program is covered clinically and accessible for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Provides on-call after hours coverage for the Agency on a rotation basis with other managers.
  • Assists in developing and managing budgets and contracts.Manages Payer accounts, ensuring positive working relationships with all Payers
  • Assists in developing new contracts and marketing services to the community.
  • Develops and enhances program through identification and solicitation of appropriate contracts
  • Performs assessment, engagement and other ongoing services as directed for outpatient programs.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum LCSW, LICSW, LMHC or PhD in psychology,
  • Licensed, third party reimbursable clinician status necessary.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years clinical and administrative experience. Advanced clinical and supervisory experience required.
Schedule Mon – Fri
Hours 40
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Title Clinical Manager – Child Outpatient
Categories Administration, Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, East Boston
Location Chelsea/East Boston, MA
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North Suffolk has a common vision for improving the communities we serve. A career here is a commitment to opportunity, with a focus on a future of progress and change. Join our dedicated employees to help shape the future of the community for which we care so deeply!

The Clinical Manager for Child Outpatient (COP) is responsible for the overall management of clinical matters for COP. This role’s responsibilities include supervising and training clinical staff, investigating client grievances, interfacing with other providers, utilization review/management, and providing direct services to clients. As the Clinical Manager, you would be maintaining quality of care and participating in planning, redesign, and development of COP program as required to meet the needs of the community, NSMHA Board, or funding source requirements

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Master’s Degree in one of the following disciplines or closely related field: Clinical Psychology, Education – Counseling, Medicine, Psychology, Psychiatric Nursing, Rehabilitative Counseling, or Social Work. LICSW license required or 5 years post LMHC A minimum of 2 years providing clinical supervision experience. Bilingual applicants, particularly Spanish, are encouraged to apply.

Schedule Mon-Fri
Hours 40
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Title Family Partner — After School Program
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services
Location Chelsea, MA
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The Children’s After School Program is a therapeutic program for youth ages 6-13. The program provides milieu treatment including behavior management/modification and facilitation of therapeutic groups. The Family Partner is a paraprofessional that reports to the Program Manager.  This paraprofessional position requires personal experience as a parent, caretaker or guardian of a youth with a Serious Emotional Disturbance.

Job Duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise children during program activities
  • Intervene during a crisis using appropriate techniques including NAPPI restraint.
  • Complete daily documentation of children’s progress in the milieu.
  • Attend all required trainings.
  • Perform duties as a Family Partner including maintaining contact with caregivers and conduct outreach to their families in their homes and communities as necessary.
  • Drive program van and accompany other staff during ride.
  • Implement behavior management/modification in the milieu.
  • Participate in the facilitation of parent support groups, as needed.


Position Requirements:

  • Experience as a parent/caregiver of a youth with special needs (preferably mental health needs). Please include Cover Letter with your experience to be considered for position.
  • Experience working with parent/caregivers and youth with Serious Emotional Disturbance.
  • BA in a Human Services field and one year of experience or Associates degree in a human service field and one year of related experience or High School diploma or GED and a minimum of two years relevant experience.
  • Access to a consistently reliable transportation vehicle.

 

Schedule Mon-Fri 1:30-6:30pm
Hours 25 Hours/Week
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Title Behavioral Specialist – DS
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Developmental Services, Healthcare, Revere, Winthrop
Location Chelsea, Boston, Revere, Winthrop, MA
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The Behavioral Specialist helps to support individuals and staff in the Developmental Services Department. This person will assist the Clinical Coordinator/ Clinical Manager with day to day person centered clinical services provided to individuals. This person will also be responsible for training staff around clinical matters and Positive Behavior Supports and Person Centered Planning. They will work in a team environment to help individuals increase adaptive skills and behaviors, while decreasing maladaptive behaviors. This person may also help create and complete documents for a variety of topics including assessments and behavior.   The Behavioral Specialist is expected to use Person Centered Planning and Positive Behavior Supports on a daily basis when working with staff and clients and understand the characteristics of a wide range of intellectual disabilities as well as disorders such as autism and acquired brain injury.  This positions trains direct support professionals in the areas of data collection, Positive Behavior Supports, Person Centered Planning, and more; as well as actively participates in the collection and review of Key Indicators of Quality Service data, assist in identifying trends, and participate in Performance Improvement Projects with the goals of developing solutions and problem solving.

Multiple Positions Open!

Job Requirements:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED, Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, education, or a related field strongly preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working with individuals who have Developmental Disabilities, and other disorders
  • Knowledge of ABA and Positive Behavior Support
  • Must have valid driver’s license and personal vehicle
  • Knowledge of ABA and Positive Behavior Supports
Schedule Mon-Fri
Hours 40 Hours or 32 Hours Available
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Title Family Partner – Community Service Agency Program
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, Revere
Location Chelsea, Revere, MA
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The Family Partner provides a structured one-to-one, strength-based relationship to a parent/caregiver of a Seriously Emotionally Disturbed children or youth for the purpose of addressing the youth’s emotional and behavioral needs.  This is accomplished by enhancing parenting capacity and increasing access to natural community resources to enable the parent/caregiver to parent the youth successfully.

Must have lived/personal experience. Please include in resume or cover letter a description of your own experience as the parent or caregiver of SED/mentally ill youth.

Duties:

  • Engages the parent/caregiver in activities in the home and community.
  • Assists the parent/caregiver in addressing one or more goals on the youth’s treatment plan.
  • Assists the parent/caregiver in meeting the youth’s needs by educating, supporting, coaching, modeling or guiding and fosters empowerment.
  • Delivers services in the parent/caregiver’s home and community.
  • Participates, attends and supports parent/caregiver and Care Coordinator’s for Individual Care Plan meetings.
  • Provide family education, advocacy and support to youth and family.

Requirements:

  • BA in a Human Services field and one year of experience or Associates degree in a human service field and one year of related experience or High School diploma or GED and a minimum of two years relevant experience.
  • Experience as a caregiver of a youth with special needs (preferably mental health needs).
  • Experience working with parent/caregivers and youth with Serious Emotional Disturbance.
  • Experience navigating any of the child and family serving systems.
  • Familiarity with child & youth serving programs
  • Bilingual in Spanish (encouraged to apply!)
Schedule Mon – Fri
Hours 40
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Title Health and Wellness Support Specialist ($1,000 sign on bonus)
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services
Location Boston, MA
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This rare career opportunity offered from one of New England’s most respected and progressive mental health services organizations provides the opportunity to work directly with individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness and serious medical diagnoses in a dynamic, community based setting.

The Health and Wellness Support Specialist (HWSS) is supervised by experienced and licensed professionals, and is part of a multi-disciplinary team working with clients with the common goal of helping them to address health and wellness concerns and move forward in Recovery.  The HWSS carries a regular case load, providing general case management and care coordination as well as wellness education and skill development. They work alongside collaterals from area hospitals, the Department of Mental Health, community health care professionals and other North Suffolk programs. The HWSS uses a person-centered, strengths-based approach employing robust, evidence-based practices to uncover motivation while working with the client to cultivate positive growth.  Meeting individually with clients and employing techniques such as motivational interviewing, the HWSS works collaboratively with the client to assess needs and hopes while designing and implementing a highly personalized treatment plan to realize change.

This position requires excellent verbal communication, writing, and organization skills and the ability to work independently in the community. Extensive training is provided and ongoing training is available and encouraged. This is a specialized position and the HWSS, in addition to regular duties, will provide consultation and training to other team members, clients and agency personnel on a variety of wellness related issues.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma or GED required 
  • Health Educator, Wellness Coach, Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Occupational Therapy Assistant, Nutritionist or Registered Dietitian preferred
  • Two years outreach experience working with people with severe and persistent mental illness preferred
  • Comparable experience considered

 

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Recovery Support Specialist – American Sign Language Required ($1000 Sign-on Bonus)
Categories Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services, East Boston
Location East Boston , MA
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Must be fluent in American Sign Language

This career opportunity offered by one of New England’s most respected and progressive mental health services organizations provides the chance to work directly with Deaf/Hard of Hearing people diagnosed with severe and persist mental illness in a dynamic and community based setting.

The Recovery Support Specialist (RSS) is the point person on a multi-disciplinary team in the Community Based Flexible Supports (CBFS) Program. The RSS works very closely with clients to help them reach their goals. The person in this front-line position works closely with North Suffolk staff, other service providers, guardians, family members, community contacts, and Department of Mental Health staff.

The RSS is an outreach worker on a team that offers care coordination that may involve working with professionals from area hospitals, the Department of Mental Health, court clinics, substance abuse treatment programs and housing agencies. The CBFS Program uses a person-centered, strengths-based approach employing robust, evidence based practices to uncover motivation while working with the client to establish meaningful treatment plans and cultivate recovery. This position requires excellent communication, writing, and organizational skills and the ability to work independently in the community. Extensive training is provided and ongoing training is available and encouraged.

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred
  • At least two years’ experience with people diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness is required in lieu of degree
  • Must have a Driver’s license
  •   Must be MAP, CPR and First Aid certified within three months of hire.
Schedule TBD
Hours TBD
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Title Case Manager (Multiple)
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Mental Health Residential Services
Location Boston, and Chelsea, MA.
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Case Managers are responsible for the health, safety and quality of life of persons in an intensive group living environment through the provision of person centered/recovery oriented interventions.  Supervise and/or support residents, in the areas of activities of daily living, socialization, use of leisure time and community integration.  Assist persons with psychiatric disabilities in the development of their IAPs.  Provide rehabilitation and supportive interventions that are based in the persons’ IAPs.  Provides support and interventions that are grounded in the philosophy and techniques of psychiatric rehabilitation.  Schedule or assist persons in scheduling routine and preventive medical appointments and obtain and disseminate all reports to appropriate team member.  Administer medications in accordance with MAP regulations.  Participate in upkeep and maintenance of program, including cleaning of the facility.

 

Job Requirements:

  • High school degree or GED required; Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related field preferred
  • At least three (3) years human services experience with similar population required
  • Must have valid Massachusetts Driver’s license
  • Must be MAP certified, CPR/ First Aid certified within five (5) months of hire.

 

Full and part time positions available–please note that not all schedules may be available:

Town SCHEDULE HRS
Chelsea Tues-Wed 3p-11p Thur-Sat 7a-3p 40
Boston Sun-Thur7a-3p 40
Boston Thur-Mon 3p-11p 40
Boston Thur 2p-6p, Fri-Sat 3p-11p 20
Schedule multiple
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Title Clinical Manager – CBFS
Categories Administration, Chelsea, Mental Health Residential Services
Location Chelsea, Ma
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This position is responsible for the overall clinical services functioning of the CBFS Residential Services, and the quality of such services as assigned under the supervision of the Director of Residential Services and/ or Residential Service Coordinator. This position is responsible for providing direct clinical leadership, and clinical supervision and training to the Clinical Coordinators and management staff, and overseeing the same level of services for the direct service staff.

This position plays a major role in the ongoing overall training of the residential department’s Clinical Coordinator’s development and implementation of rehabilitative techniques, protocols/strategies and positive behavioral supports.  Responsible for guiding the use of best practice strategies such as motivational interviewing, recovery and ensuring a focus on person centered treatment and positive behavioral supports. This position supervises interns within the CBFS residential department.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s Degree with a minimum of six (6) years experience in the provision of behavioral/clinical/educational services, four (4) of which should be post-grauate
  • Knowledge of DMH
  • Knowledge of psychiatric rehabilitation philosophy and techniques required
  • Valid driver’s license and personal vehicle required

 

Schedule Mon – Fri
Hours 9:00am-5:00pm
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Title E.H.R. Application Support Specialist
Categories Administration, Chelsea
Location Chelsea, MA
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This position is responsible for the management of our Outpatient programs Electronic Health Record (E.H.R.) application, with a focus on expanding the role to our agency wide E.H.R system. This work includes managing day to day administrative tasks under E.H.R. such as giving access to new users; train new and current users in using the E.H.R. application, on demand generate reports from E.H.R. database, be hands on with any upgrades to the system. Assist in the process of evaluating software packages before the systems go “live”. This position reports to the Director of Applications and Data Management; and

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
BBA, BA or BS in Computer Science or similar field. At least two years experience. Strong skills in Microsoft Office Suite of applications. Familiarity with statistical analysis. Must have strong knowledge of any database reporting tool, ie. Crystal Reports, ReportSmith, SQL Reporting Services, MS Access, MS Excel and MS Word. This person must possess very strong organizational skills, keep excellent documentation and have attention to detail.

Schedule Monday – Friday
Hours 9am-5pm
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Title Substance Abuse Specialist ($1000 Sign-on Bonus)
Categories Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services, Substance Abuse Services
Location Chelsea, MA
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This rare career opportunity offered from one of New England’s most respected and progressive mental health services organizations provides the opportunity to work directly with dually diagnosed individuals in a dynamic, community based setting. The Substance Abuse Specialist (SAS) is supervised by experienced and licensed professionals, and is part of a multi-disciplinary team working with clients struggling with severe mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse with the goal of helping them to realize their goals and move forward in Recovery.  The SAS  provides case management and care coordination involving  collaterals from area hospitals, the Department of Mental Health, court clinics, substance abuse treatment programs, (short term and long term addictions treatment programs), housing agencies, and other North Suffolk programs which will take the SAS into court room settings, psychiatric hospital settings, occasionally prison/jail settings, and other community based settings on an “as needed” basis.  The SAS uses a person-centered, strengths-based approach employing robust, evidence-based practices to uncover motivation while working with the client to cultivate positive growth.  Meeting individually with clients and employing techniques such as motivational interviewing, the SAS works collaboratively with the client to assess needs and hopes while designing and implementing a highly personalized treatment plan to realize change.  This position requires excellent verbal communication, writing, and organization skills and the ability to work independently in the community. Extensive training is provided and ongoing training is available and encouraged. This is a specialized position and the SAS, in addition to regular duties, will provide consultation and training to other team members, clients and agency personnel.

Job Requirements:

  • While a Bachelor’s Degree is highly preferred, at a minimum, a High School Diploma/GED equivalent is required
  • Must have at least (2) years experience working with people with severe and persistent mental illness
  • Must also have at least two years experience with substance abuse recovery/treatment
  • Must Valid  driver’s license
  • Must have MAP Certification through DPH, CPR/1st Aide within three months of hire (all training/certification provided).
Schedule M-F TBD
Hours 40
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Title Outreach Worker – Community Support Program
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services
Location Chelsea, MA
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COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. CSP (Community Support Program) provides intensive case management services to clients with psychiatric or substance abuse disorders who are considered to be at risk in the community.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Outreach Worker provides intensive case management services to adults and children with mental health and substance abuse issues who are considered to be at risk in the community. Services may include coordination of treatment, outreach and advocacy, assistance with basic needs, skill building and facilitating linkage to other community based and natural support systems.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Establish and maintain relationships with client, providing contact and support.
  • Act as liaison between service providers, community and the client and provides comprehensive initial assessment of need areas for all clients referred.
  • Conducts risk assessment with each client and formulates a crisis plan.
  • Assists individuals in scheduling and attending medical appointments as well as accessing outpatient mental health treatment.
  • Assists individuals with official correspondence pertaining to insurance eligibility, social security and other entitlement programs
  • Help the client identify and access appropriate resources to support the client’s recovery.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience: Previous outreach experience with populations with mental illness and/or substance abuse required.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or a related field

Skills: Must possess a valid driver’s license. Bilingual strongly encouraged to apply. Please note on resume.

Schedule Mon-Fri
Hours 40
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Title Employment Support Specialist (Vocational Counselor) – ($1000 Sign-on Bonus)
Categories Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services, East Boston
Location East Boston, Chelsea, MA
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This career opportunity, offered by one of New England’s most respected and progressive human services organizations, provides the opportunity to make a real and lasting difference, through vocational rehabilitation, in the lives of individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness. The person selected for this role will be in a position to tip the balance in favor of ‘recovery’ through partnering with clients, staff, and community businesses to employ people in competitive jobs.

 

The Employment Support Specialist, although spear heading this important effort, is not alone, but instead has at his/her disposal the following tools and supports:

  1. A well-researched body of evidence-based theory and practice, Individual Placement and Support (IPS), that provides the foundation to achieve success;
  2. Participation in the ‘interdisciplinary team’ – the function of which is to collaborate around helping each person served to reach his/her goals.
  3. Regular individual and group supervision with a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor as well as extensive multi-faceted training opportunities to promote personal and professional growth and increase the effectiveness of interventions.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with persons with psychiatric disabilities in order to develop a collaborative relationship.
  • In collaboration with the Recovery Support Team, collaborate with persons with psychiatric disabilities to help them to write goals with specific action steps in order to develop effective treatment/rehabilitation recovery plans.
  • Use of motivational enhancement and readiness development strategies to initiate and sustain the recovery process.
  • Advocate that persons with psychiatric disabilities need to make informed choices to further their own recovery.
  • Assist in teaching skill building techniques that help move a person on to the most independent setting or level of care.
  • Provide direct IPS structured vocational services to an assigned caseload, including assessments, job development, job coaching and other services as needed

 

Requirements:

  • While a Bachelor’s Degree is highly preferred, at a minimum, a High School Diploma/GED equivalent is required.
  • At least (2) years experience working with people with severe and persistent mental illness.
  • Knowledge of vocational rehabilitation.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Have MAP Certification through DPH and CPR/First Aid certification within three months of hire (all training provided).

Multiple Locations available!

Chelsea and East Boston

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title LICSW, LCSW Clinician
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Boston, Chelsea
Location Boston, MA
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The Adult Clinician provides a broad range of clinical services for mental health clients including formulating independent psychosocial diagnosis and treatment plans. The clinician will provide evaluation and treatment outreach as needed to clients using individual, group and family modalities. This position involves providing crisis intervention as needed. Be part of a dedicated interdisciplinary treatment team and take part of clinical and staff meetings. Take initiative to ensure that consumers receive appropriate services offered.

Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) required. LICSW or LCSW required. LICSW preferred. Bilingual ability (Spanish or ASL) highly preferred.

Mobilizing Communities, Building Careers. North Suffolk has a common vision for improving the communities we serve. A career here is a commitment to opportunity, with a focus on a future of progress and change. Join our dedicated employees to help shape the future of the community for which we care so deeply. North Suffolk’s counseling centers provide individual, group and family therapy as well as psychiatric and medication services. We serve adults with emotional difficulties, family problems, psychiatric illness, struggles with addiction and other challenges to daily living.

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Care Coordinator — Community Service Agency Program
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services
Location Chelsea, MA
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The Care Coordinator is an integral part of a team that supports assists families in coordinating care for their child. As the Care Coordinator, you would help develop an Individual Care Plan and risk management/safety plan which supports the achievement of goals identified by the family. The Care Coordinator facilitates the development of a Care Planning Team in order to comprehensively assess the need for educational, therapeutic, social, medical or other services for youth and families.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Gather information for the  completion of comprehensive home-based assessments in the youth’s home or another location indicated by the family.
  • Provide education, advocacy and support to youth and family.
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of a youth and family centered Individual Care Plan.
  • Maintain regular contact (face-to-face and telephone) with the youth, family and other relevant persons in the youth’s life.
  • Assist families in navigating through any of the child/family-serving systems and advocate for family members who are involved with behavioral health systems.
  • Facilitate the identification and development of natural supports with family input and support.
  • Develops an Individual Care Plan and risk management/safety plan which supports the achievement of goals identified by the family in conjunction with the family, care providers, natural supports and case managers.

Multiple Positions Available!

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in relevant mental health field required (including but not restricted to, counseling, family therapy, social work, psychology, etc.)
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience working with families with Serious and Emotionally Disturbed (SED) children and adolescents.
  • Familiarity with child & youth serving programs.
  • Must have or be able to acquire Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) certification within three (3) months of employment.
  • Bilingual/Bicultural/Culturally Competent in Spanish encouraged – please list on resume if bilingual.
  • Must have Driver’s License and Automobile.

About Us:

Mobilizing Communities, Building Careers. To accomplish our vision of providing the highest quality of care to the individuals that we serve, North Suffolk has assembled a team of talented and driven Human Services professionals who dedicate themselves to improving the lives of those most in need. If you have the desire to make a difference in the lives of others and seek a forward thinking organization in which to develop your talents, then join our growing team of professionals! The North Suffolk offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package designed to meet the needs of our employees.

Hours 40
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Title Awake Overnight Counselor – Multiple Positions Available
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Developmental Services, East Boston, Mental Health Residential Services, Revere, Waltham, West Roxbury, Winthrop
Location Boston Area
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COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. Today, our staff of 900+ assists families, children and individuals in 4 clinics, 38 residences and 74 programs. North Suffolk Mental Health touches the lives of more than 10,000 people a year.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As the Awake Overnight Counselor for North Suffolk Mental Health Association, you’ll be responsible for the safety and well-being of consumers in a residential setting (MH or DS) during overnight shifts. Assist clients based on need level, while following all agency policies, procedures, and licensing/funding source requirements. The Awake Overnight Counselor is awake and available to consumers during the entire overnight shift.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform general cleaning and housekeeping duties
  • Oversee nightly activities as assigned by supervisor
  • Conduct security checks on an hourly basis, documenting that consumers are in the facility.
  • Perform basic data collection, entry, and tallying of information with respect to IAP goals, objectives, and protocol.
  • Perform weekly medication counts, medication audits and communicate with day staff the need to order refills.

For DS residential programs: 

  • During the week, wake individuals up for day program
  • Assist with showering, and dressing for the day
  • Make sure clothing is clean and appropriate for the weather
  • Prepare breakfast for the individuals
  • Make sure lunch is packed for day program

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience: At least 1 year in the human services field working with a similar population required.

Education: High School degree or GED required; Bachelor’s degree in a similar field, preferred.

Skills: You must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. You must also have valid Driver’s license, be MAP certified, SFA, CPR/First Aid certified within five months of hire (training provided).

 

Positions available in both DS Residential and CBFS (Mental Health) Residential homes in Chelsea, East Boston, Hyde Park, Revere, Saugus, Waltham, West Roxbury and Winthrop.  Please indicate preference in application.

Full and part-time positions available.  Please indicate preferred shift in application.

Division Town Schedule Hrs
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Mon 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Mon 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Thur 11p-7a 40
CBFS Res Chelsea Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Thurs 11p-7a 40
CBFS Res Chelsea Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Mon 11p-9a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Tues-Sat 11p-7a 40
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Thurs 11-7 40
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun – Thur 11-7 40
CBFS Res East Boston Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Revere Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
DS Res Hyde Park Thurs-Sat 11p-9a 30
DS Res Revere Thurs-Sat 11p-9a 30
DS Res Revere Sun-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res Revere Sat-Mon 9p-9a 36
DS Res Revere Thurs-Sat 11p-9a 30
DS Res Revere Sun-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res Saugus Mon-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res Saugus Mon-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res Waltham Thur-Sat 11p-9a 30
DS Res Waltham Sun-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res West Roxbury Thurs 9a-9p, Fri 9p-11p, Sat 9p-10a 39
DS Res Winthrop Sun-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res Winthrop Sun-Tues 32
Schedule Multiple
Hours Multiple
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Title Recovery Support Specialist ($1,000 Sign on Bonus) Multiple locations
Categories Chelsea, Community Based Flexible Support Services, East Boston, Healthcare
Location Boston, East Boston, Chelsea, MA
Job Information

This career opportunity offered by one of New England’s most respected and progressive mental health services organizations provides the chance to work directly with people diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness in a dynamic and community based setting. The Recovery Support Specialist (RSS) is the point person on a multi-disciplinary team in the Community Based Flexible Supports (CBFS) Program. The RSS works very closely with clients to help them reach their goals.

The person in this front-line position works closely with North Suffolk staff, other service providers, guardians, family members, community contacts, and Department of Mental Health staff.  The RSS is an outreach worker on a team that offers care coordination that may involve working with professionals from area hospitals, the Department of Mental Health, court clinics, substance abuse treatment programs and housing agencies. The CBFS Program uses a person-centered, strengths-based approach employing robust, evidence based practices to uncover motivation while working with the client to establish meaningful treatment plans and cultivate recovery. This position requires excellent communication, writing, and organizational skills and the ability to work independently in the community. Extensive training is provided and ongoing training is available and encouraged.

 

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred
  • At least two years’ experience with people diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness
  • Must have a Driver’s license
  • Must be MAP, CPR and First Aid certified within three months of hire.
Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Therapeutic Mentor – In-Home Therapy
Categories Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services
Location Chelsea, MA
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ABOUT US:

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. In-Home Therapy is designed for families with children and youth under 21 who are experiencing difficulty due to a mental health condition in the home. A primary goal of the program is to support families in adopting strategies and interventions that enable them to work together positively to manage or avert a crisis so the family can remain together. Families enrolled in the program are assigned to a team who helps families identify goals and measurable objectives and discuss how to achieve them.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Therapeutic Mentor is provides structured, one-to-one, strength-based support services to a youth for the purpose of addressing daily living, social, and communication needs in community and home-based settings. Therapeutic Mentoring interventions are designed to address one or more goals on a youth’s existing outpatient or in-home treatment plan or on an existing Individual Care Plan (ICP).

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supports, coaches and trains a youth in order to support linkages to community resources and services that will sustain the youth’s optimal functioning in the community.
  • Works closely with the family, and any behavioral health existing/referring provider(s) to implement the goals and objectives identified by the referring provider, when the youth is not enrolled in Intensive Care Coordination (ICC).
  • Participates as a member of the Care Planning Team (CPT) and clearly outlines the goals of the Therapeutic Mentoring Service in the Individual Care Plan (ICP), when the youth is enrolled in Intensive Care Coordination (ICC).
  • Assists the youth in communicating his/her needs to the treatment team when age-appropriate.
  • Must be able to work in the community and in-home settings.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience: At least one (1) year experience working with children/adolescents/transition age youth preferred. Ability to work in community and in-home settings

Education: Bachelor’s degree in a human service field from an accredited university preferred. Associate’s degree in a human services field from an accredited school, or High school diploma or GED and a minimum of two years of experience working with children/adolescents/transition age youth.

Skills: You must have valid Driver’s license and ability to work in community and in-home settings. You must be 21 years or older.

Schedule M-F
Hours 40 Hours
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Title Contracts Billing Assistant
Categories Administration, Chelsea
Location Chelsea, MA
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North Suffolk Mental Health Association has a part-time opportunity in our Contracts Department. As the Contracts Billing Assistant, you would be responsible for assisting in the preparation and submission of contract billing and monthly closing per scheduled deadlines under the direction of the Contracts Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Record and enter billing and payment data.
  • Work with the Contracts Manager to meet all billing deadlines for the agency.
  • Assign client numbers for Meridian House and NIMSA.
  • Record and enter into the Virtual Gateway System client data necessary for NIMSA clients.
  • Assist in the annual agency audit as necessary.
  • Assist in other accounting activities as directed. High School Diploma or GED equivalent required. Two (2) years of experience in a business / office setting required. Knowledge of Excel required. Must be proficient with numbers / calculations. Must be detail oriented, good communication skills, and have good organizational skills. Ability to make quick and accurate calculations.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Two (2) years of experience in a business / office setting required.
  • Knowledge of Excel required. Must be proficient with numbers / calculations.
  • Must be detail oriented, have good communication skills, and have good organizational skills.
  • Ability to make quick and accurate calculations.
Schedule Flexible
Hours 15 Hours/Week
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Title Awake Overnight Counselor – Multiple Positions Available
Categories Boston, Chelsea, Developmental Services, East Boston, Mental Health Residential Services, Revere, Waltham, West Roxbury, Winthrop
Location Boston Area
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COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Since 1959, North Suffolk Mental Health has been on a mission to provide mental health services to individuals, and especially children, in relatively under-served surrounding communities. Today, our staff of 900+ assists families, children and individuals in 4 clinics, 38 residences and 74 programs. North Suffolk Mental Health touches the lives of more than 10,000 people a year.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As the Awake Overnight Counselor for North Suffolk Mental Health Association, you’ll be responsible for the safety and well-being of consumers in a residential setting (MH or DS) during overnight shifts. Assist clients based on need level, while following all agency policies, procedures, and licensing/funding source requirements. The Awake Overnight Counselor is awake and available to consumers during the entire overnight shift. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform general cleaning and housekeeping duties
  • Oversee nightly activities as assigned by supervisor
  • Conduct security checks on an hourly basis, documenting that consumers are in the facility. 
  • Perform basic data collection, entry, and tallying of information with respect to IAP goals, objectives, and protocol. 
  • Perform weekly medication counts, medication audits and communicate with day staff the need to order refills.

For DS residential programs: 

  • During the week, wake individuals up for day program
  • Assist with showering, and dressing for the day
  • Make sure clothing is clean and appropriate for the weather
  • Prepare breakfast for the individuals
  • Make sure lunch is packed for day program

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience: At least 1 year in the human services field working with a similar population required.

Education: High School degree or GED required; Bachelor’s degree in a similar field, preferred.

Skills: You must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. You must also have valid Driver’s license, be MAP certified, SFA, CPR/First Aid certified within five months of hire (training provided).

 

Positions available in both DS Residential and CBFS (Mental Health) Residential homes in Chelsea, East Boston, Hyde Park, Revere, Saugus, Waltham, West Roxbury and Winthrop.  Please indicate preference in application.

Full and part-time positions available.  Please indicate preferred shift in application.

Division Town Schedule Hrs
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Mon 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Mon 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Thur 11p-7a 40
CBFS Res Chelsea Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Thurs 11p-7a 40
CBFS Res Chelsea Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Mon 11p-9a 16
CBFS Res Chelsea Tues-Sat 11p-7a 40
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun-Thurs 11-7 40
CBFS Res Chelsea Sun – Thur 11-7 40
CBFS Res East Boston Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
CBFS Res Revere Fri-Sat 11p-7a 16
DS Res Hyde Park Thurs-Sat 11p-9a 30
DS Res Revere Thurs-Sat 11p-9a 30
DS Res Revere Sun-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res Revere Sat-Mon 9p-9a 36
DS Res Revere Thurs-Sat 11p-9a 30
DS Res Revere Sun-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res Saugus Mon-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res Saugus Mon-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res Waltham Thur-Sat 11p-9a 30
DS Res Waltham Sun-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res West Roxbury Thurs 9a-9p, Fri 9p-11p, Sat 9p-10a 39
DS Res Winthrop Sun-Wed 11p-9a 40
DS Res Winthrop Sun-Tues 32
Schedule multiple
Hours multiple
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Title Bilingual Adolescent/Adult APRN
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Boston, Chelsea, East Boston, Revere
Location Boston, MA
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JOB SUMMARY:

This position reports to a North Suffolk psychiatrist for clinical supervision and to the CBFS director or designee for administrative supervision.  This member of the Medical Services Team (MST) is responsible for providing leadership and a broad range of clinical services including psychopharmacology, counseling, psycho-education and medical/clinical management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide nursing interventions for individuals identified as needing MST nursing services.
  • Prescribe medications and conduct regular assessments of therapeutic responses and side effects and educate clients regarding medications.
  • Provide administration of oral and intramuscular medication.
  • Participate in person centered comprehensive assessment (including onset, course and effect of illness, past treatment and responses, risk behaviors; physical health and dental health; use of drugs or alcohol; education and employment; social development and functioning; activities of daily living; and family structure and relationships.
  • Prepare documentation for persons-served in a timely manner and in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and Agency standards.
  • Collaborate with the MST Nurses regarding assessment of client physical health, making appropriate referrals to community physicians for further assessment and treatment, and coordinating medical treatments with psychiatric treatment.
  • Collaborate with the MST Nurse and staff in NSMHA community based programs to develop, revise, maintain, and supervise team psychopharmacologic and medical treatment and medication policies and procedures.
  • With other team members, provide support, education, and counseling to family members of clients to help them become knowledgeable about mental illness, collaborate in the treatment planning process, and assist in their family member’s progress.
  • Collaborate with all members of MST to provide crisis assessment and management.
  • Will be available on-call to MST staff, as needed, for management of psychiatric crises requiring immediate intervention.
  • Will participate in the assessment of need for guardianship and, when indicated, complete paperwork required for pursuing guardianships for people served.
  • Attend staff organizational meetings and treatment planning review meetings.
  • Train staff in the knowledge and skills basic to the treatment of severe and persistent mental illnesses.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Master’s Degree in Nursing is required. MA license is required. ANA Certification as a Clinical Nurse Specialist or Nurse Practitioner is required. Experience in mental health setting is required, community mental health preferred. Bilingual in Spanish/English strongly preferred.

Schedule Mon – Fri
Hours 40
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Title Teen TEAM Clinician
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea, Child & Family Outpatient and Community Based Services, East Boston, Substance Abuse Services
Location East Boston, MA
Job Information

The TEAM Clinician offers an opportunity to be trained and certified in an Evidence Based Practice while receiving supervision hours towards licensure. The TEAM Clinician provides substance abuse, community-based treatment to at-risk, underserved adolescents and young adults who have co-occurring substance abuse and mental health diagnosis.  The high need population of substance abusing youth and young adults is currently a funding priority Statewide and Nationally. This position provides an exclusive opportunity to deliver treatment for research to increase funding for these important interventions. Treatment is designed to be intensive and immediate (after placement or incarceration), and include family and loved ones to improve the individual’s ability to function in the home and in the community. The clinician works alongside a treatment team to promote positive social activity, positive peer relationships, improved relationship with family, while encouraging and supporting a sober environment and abstinence from illicit drugs and alcohol.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Must have valid MA driver’s license and vehicle, as this is a community-based program.
  • Bilingual in Spanish highly preferred.
  • The TEAM Clinician will be trained and certified in CANS, GAIN, and A-CRA/ACC.
  • Experience in providing home and community based intervention services preferred.
  • Clinical competencies in serving LGBT youth.

  About Us:

Teen Conexions is an intensive outpatient treatment program for adolescents ages 13 to 18 with substance abuse issues. Our program focuses on group therapy as a means for young people to explore an understanding of substance abuse. The environment encourages young people to identify risks associated with substance abuse, develop healthy coping skills, and use their peers to support one another in recovery.

Mobilizing Communities, Building Careers. To accomplish our vision of providing the highest quality of care to the individuals that we serve, North Suffolk has assembled a team of talented and driven Human Services professionals who dedicate themselves to improving the lives of those most in need. If you have the desire to make a difference in the lives of others and seek a forward thinking organization in which to develop your talents, then join our growing team of professionals! The North Suffolk offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package designed to meet the needs of our employees.

 

Schedule TBD – May include some nights and/or weekends
Hours 40
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Title Residential Relief Counselor
Categories Boston, Charlestown, Chelsea, Developmental Services, Mental Health Residential Services, Revere
Location Boston Area
Job Information

Relief Staff have the ability to set their own schedules based on their preference and availability, along with the freedom to work in many settings and locations. Able to work as many as 40 hours per week, Relief Staff have much earning potential, without the commitment to a set schedule. A driver’s license is preferred, but not required for Relief Staff. Relief is an excellent, and flexible, entry-level opportunity for students, or those with varying schedules, seeking to start a career in the Human Services field.

Residential direct support staff are members of a team, responsible for providing high quality direct care services to adults with mental illness. Each direct support staff member is responsible for ensuring that the human rights of all individuals served are met. Staff are responsible for treating all individuals with dignity and respect. Direct support staff are responsible for supporting individuals in the completion of their daily routines; and for ensuring persons served live a safe, healthy, enjoyable life in the community. Direct support staff are responsible for ensuring that individuals are provided with opportunities to learn and exercise, increasing independence as much as is practicable. Responsible for the health, safety and quality of life of persons in a residential setting. Participate with persons with psychiatric disabilities, based on their needs, in self-help skills, activities of daily living, socialization, leisure time and community integration. Implement, teach, and assist individuals with IAP goals and objectives.

Job Requirements:

High school diploma or GED required. Three years related experience, providing child care/elder care/direct support to developmentally disabled persons, or previous experience supporting individuals in a mental health/special education or other human services setting is required. An equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered. Must be MAP certified, CPR/First Aid certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire (training provided free to staff).

The Relief’s schedule is flexible but there are three available shifts:

Overnight – 11pm-7am
Day – 7am-3pm
Evening – 3pm-11pm
Schedule Flexible
Hours Flexible
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Title Adult Outpatient Psychiatrist
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea, East Boston, Healthcare
Location Chelsea, MA
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Job Summary:

Performs professional services in directing and assisting in various clinical and psychiatric programs or research for clients, as assigned by the Medical Director. Provides full psychopharmacology service, including evaluation, prescribing and monitoring, and Medication Clinics as assigned by Medical Director.

  • Participate in multi-disciplinary team meetings to review evaluations, diagnosis, and treatment plans.
  • Review and actively participate in the ongoing treatment discussions of all clients presented at weekly team meetings.
  • Performs highly responsible professional services in directing clinical psychiatric programs, including assignment of duties and review of the work of clinical professionals and/or technical employees in the care and treatment of clients.
  • Examines clients; performs more difficult and responsible diagnostic work;  plans treatments; and conducts psychotherapy if assigned/approved by the medical director.

Required:

Minimum Licensed to Practice Medicine in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board Eligible or Board Certified in Psychiatry. Successful Completion of an Accredited Psychiatric Residency Program.

Schedule TBD
Hours 40
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Title Senior Floating Program Coordinator – CLP
Categories Chelsea, Revere
Location Chelsea/Revere, Ma
Job Information

Reports to the Residential Service Coordinator. This position is responsible for the management of homes where adults with mental health reside when a Program Coordinator position(s) is vacant or additional program oversight is necessary.  Responsible for ensuring the needs of the Individuals living in the assigned group home(s) are met in all areas of service.  Responsible for ensuring basic systems are in place and operating successfully within assigned residential sites  including but not limited to medication administration, shopping, menu/meal planning and the maintenance and safety  This position interfaces with staff, peers, senior management, families, neighbors, medical practitioners and CBFS teams.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

High School Diploma or GED required.

Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred

Six (6) years experience in human services and supervisory experience required

Previous experience with provision and/or management of psychiatric rehabilitation services preferred.

Must have Driver’s license

Must be MAP/CPR/Frist Aid certified within three (3) months of hire

Knowledge of DMH regulations needed

Knowledge of managing a group home

 

Schedule Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm
Hours 40
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Title HUD Full Charge Bookkeeper
Categories Administration, Chelsea
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

The HUD Full Charge Bookkeeper is responsible for the financial statement preparation of all HUD projects through balance sheet reconciliation.  The HUD Bookkeeper prepares and manages HUD Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the accurate reconciliation of designated balance sheet accounts for NSMHA.
  • Assist with the administrative and operations of NSMHA fleet of vehicles.
  • Responsible for monthly closing, preparation of HUD budgets, billing, and reconciliation of accounts.
  • Maintains client rent databases, security deposits and rent receivables.
  • Responsible for tenant rent collection and lease recertifications.
  • Responsible for the administrative monitoring of agency vehicles, vehicle insurance, and licensing and regulatory related vehicle business.

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Accounting (or similar field) and three (3) years experience; or seven (7) years experience in a related field in place of degree.
  • Proficiency in Excel and automated accounting systems.
  • Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS) or Property management experience preferred.
Hours 40 hours/week
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Title Master’s Level Clinician – Bilingual
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

Reports to the Director of Adult Ambulatory Services for the North Harbor, Supervisor, and/or Program Manager.  Provide a broad range of clinical services for behavioral health clients.

Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW), Counseling, or a related field.  Minimum of two (2) years experience in a related position. Bilingual (Spanish) ability highly preferred.

Schedule M-F, flexible schedule, one-two evenings possible
Hours 40
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Title Weekend Floater MH & DS
Categories Boston, Cambridge/Somerville, Charlestown, Chelsea, Developmental Services, East Boston, Mental Health Residential Services, Revere, Waltham, West Roxbury, Winthrop
Location Chelsea, MA – Multiple Locations
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Weekend Floaters are part-time (16 hours per week) positions, responsible for providing weekend coverage in a residential home setting; in either a Direct Support Professional or Awake Overnight capacity. During their assigned hours, floaters must be willing, and able, to work at any residential program at short notice. Floaters may be hired to work at either Mental Health or Developmental Disability residential programs. Access to reliable transportation is required, to ensure the floater’s ability to travel to different sites quickly and efficiently.

Residential direct support staff are members of a team, responsible for providing high quality direct care services to adults with mental illness. Each direct support staff member is responsible for ensuring that the human rights of all individuals served are met. Staff are responsible for treating all individuals with dignity and respect. Direct support staff are responsible for supporting individuals in the completion of their daily routines; and for ensuring persons served live a safe, healthy, enjoyable life in the community. Direct support staff are responsible for ensuring that individuals are provided with opportunities to learn and exercise, increasing independence as much as is practicable.

High school diploma or GED required. Three years related experience, providing child care/elder care/direct support to developmentally disabled persons, or previous experience supporting individuals in a mental health/special education or other human services setting is required. An equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered. Must be MAP certified, CPR/First Aid certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire.

Requirements:

High school degree or GED required. Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred. One (1) to two (2) years human services experience with similar population preferred. Must have Driver’s license. Must be MAP certified, CPR/1st aide within five (5) months of hire.

Salary:  $16/hour

Three Shifts Available:

Overnight – Sat-Sun 11pm-7am
Day – Sat-Sun 7am-3pm
Evening – Sat-Sun 3pm-11pm
Schedule Multiple
Hours Part Time
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Title Residential Counselor – Multiple Positions Available
Categories Boston, Charlestown, Chelsea, East Boston, Healthcare, Mental Health Residential Services, Revere
Location Chelsea, MA & others
Job Information

Residential Counselors work one-on-one with consumers in a residential setting. Residential Counselors are responsible for the health, safety and quality of life of consumers through the provision of person centered/recovery oriented interventions. Participate with consumers with psychiatric disabilities, based on their needs, in self-help skills, activities of daily living, socialization, leisure time and community integration. Implement, teach, and assist individuals with IAP goals and objectives.

Job Requirements:

  • High school degree or GED required; Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred
  • One (1) to two (2) years human services experience with similar population preferred
  • Must have valid Massachusetts driver’s license
  • Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire.

Full and part time positions available–please note that not all schedules may be available:

Town JOB TITLE SCHEDULE HRS
Charlestown Residential Counselor Tues-Sat 3p-11p 40
Charlestown Residential Counselor Sun-Thur 3P-11P 40
Charlestown Residential Counselor Thur-Mon 3p-11p 40
Chelsea Residential Counselor Fri-Sat 7a-3p 16
Chelsea Residential Counselor Tues-Sat 3p-11p 40
Chelsea Residential Counselor Sun-Thurs 7a-3p 40
Chelsea Residential Counselor Sun-Mon, Thurs-Sat 40
Chelsea Residential Counselor Sun-Thur 3P-11P 40
Chelsea Residential Counselor Tues-Sat 3p-11p 40
Chelsea Residential Counselor Tues-Sat 7a-3p 40
Chelsea Residential Counselor Fri-Sat 7:30a-3p 16
Chelsea Residential Counselor Tues – Sat 3p-11p 40
Chelsea Residential Counselor Tues-Sat 3p11p 40
East Boston Residential Counselor Sun-Thurs 3p-11p 40
East Boston Residential Counselor Thurs-Mon 3p-11p 40
East Boston Residential Counselor Tues-Sat 3p-11p 40
East Boston Residential Counselor Sun-Thur 7a-3p 40
Revere Residential Counselor Sun-Mon 7a-3p 16
Revere Residential Counselor Tues-Sat 3PM – 11PM 40
Revere Residential Counselor Sun-Thurs 3p-11p 40
Revere Residential Counselor Thurs-Sun 3p-11p 40
Revere Residential Counselor Tues-Sat 3p-11p 40
Revere Residential Counselor Wed-Sat 3p-11p 32
Revere Residential Counselor Sun 9a-5p, Mon-Thurs 3p-11p 40
Schedule Multiple
Hours Full time & Part time
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Title Bilingual Adult Psychiatrist
Categories Adult Outpatient, Day Treatment and Community Based Services, Chelsea, East Boston, Revere
Location Boston, MA
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JOB SUMMARY:

This member of the Medical Services Team (MST) multidisciplinary team is responsible for serving as the primary psychiatrist for individuals identified as needing MST services in the community; to provide psychiatric and medical assessment and treatment; clinical supervision, education and training of the team; and development, implementation, maintenance, and supervision of medication and psychiatric and medical treatment policies and procedures for this service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide psychiatric treatment for individuals identified as needing MST services.
  • Prescribe medications and conduct regular assessments of therapeutic responses and side effects and educate clients and paraprofessional staff regarding medication treatment regimes.
  • Participate in person served-centered comprehensive assessment of psychiatric history (e.g., onset, course and effect of illness, past treatment and responses, and risk behaviors); physical health and dental health; use of drugs or alcohol; education and employment; social development and functioning; activities of daily living (e.g., self-care, living situation, nutrition, money management); and family structure and relationships.
  • Collaborate with the MST nurses in assessment of client physical health, making appropriate referrals to community physicians for further assessment and treatment, and coordinating medical treatments with psychiatric treatment.
  • Collaborate with the MST lead nurse and staff in other NSMHA community based programs to develop, revise, maintain, and supervise team psychopharmacologic, medical treatment and medication policies and procedures.
  • With other team members, provide support, education, and counseling to persons served and family members to help them become knowledgeable about mental illness, collaborate in the treatment planning process when invited by person served, and assist in his/her family member’s progress.
  • Collaborate with all members of MST to provide crisis assessment and management and to develop crisis/safety plans.
  • Be available on-call to MST staff, as needed, for management of psychiatric crises requiring immediate intervention.
  • Participate in the assessment of need for guardianship and, when indicated, complete paperwork required to pursue guardianship for people served.
  • Participate in the assessment of need for representative payee-ship, and when indicated, complete paperwork that requires physician documentation.
  • Attend staff organizational meetings and treatment planning review meetings.
  • Train staff in the knowledge and skills basic to the treatment of severe and persistent mental illnesses.
  • Provide clinical supervision to professional staff.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Board certified or board eligible in psychiatry and licensed to practice medicine in the state of Massachusetts
  • Has strong clinical skills and experience providing treatment to persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses.
  • Clinical supervisory experience is desirable.
  • The person in this position must have a clear understanding of the characteristics and problems of adults with severe mental illnesses and be committed to community service delivery.
  • Must be CPR certified within five months of hire.
Schedule Tues/Wed
Hours 20
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Title Medical Director, Agency
Categories Administration, Chelsea, Healthcare
Location Chelsea, MA
Job Information

North Suffolk Mental Health Association is one of New England’s most respected and progressive mental health services organizations. The Medical Director is responsible for overall management of all medical matters for the Agency, providing leadership with respect to strategic planning, compliance and operations.

  • Works closely with North Suffolk Executive Team Leadership, the Department of Mental Health, and the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry.
  • Develops initiatives to ensure consumers receive medically and psychiatrically appropriate services.
  • Conducts evaluations, crisis intervention, and consultation as needed; maintains a small clinical caseload.
  • Assists with recruitment, hiring, evaluation and credentialing for medical staff.
  • Provides clinical and administrative supervision.
  • Participates in committees addressing community needs.
  • Develops new programming addressing quality and outcomes measures and improved health integration.

Requirements:

  • Desired applicants possess competence, credentials, and experience to make independent judgments about cases and systems and are able to develop systems, practices, and policies regarding healthcare needs.
  • On-call after hours required.
  • Minimum of five years of professional experience, with current and valid registration as a physician under the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine.
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry.
  • Prior demonstrated competency in management and administrative roles.
  • Addictions experience required.
  • Experience in community and public sector mental health required.
  • Buprenorphine waiver preferred.

NSMHA is an active teaching and research site, with possible appointment with the MGH Department of Psychiatry.

You may apply on line or you may mail or fax your cover letter and resume to Recruiter, 301 Broadway Chelsea MA 02150/fax 617-617-912-7971 www.northsuffolk.org

Schedule M-F
Hours 40 w/on-call after hours required
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