Emergency Services

Title Emergency Services Clinician
Categories Cambridge/Somerville, Emergency Services
Location Cambridge/Somerville
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Reports to the Director of Emergency Services.  This position provides direct emergency psychiatric clinical services, coordination and consultation to other care providers.  It also provides prescreening evaluations for information and referral services, respite care and specializing and various administrative tasks.  This position is part of an emergency services team providing continuity of care to all emergency clients, families and allied services.  This is an on-site position, with the expectation of mobile response, in addition.  Weekends, Holiday and shift rotation will be required.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Master’s Degree in a relevant human service clinical specialty that is Medicaid reimbursable. Minimum one year in a psychiatric emergency service or similar setting required. Must have access to a car and possess a valid driver’s license

Hours 40
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Title Assistant Director, Evening
Categories Boston, Emergency Services
Location Boston, MA.
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Job Summary:

Reports to the Director of Emergency Services. Overall responsibility for assisting with the delegated clinical and administrative aspects of a diversified program consistent with applicable state, local and federal contracts, regulations and/or guidelines.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Master’s Degree in Psychology, Nursing, or Human Services. Three to five years of supervisory/administrative experience in mental health field or Human Services Field.

Schedule Mon-Fri (2-10/3-11)
Hours 40
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Title Recovery Support Specialist – CSESP
Categories Cambridge/Somerville, Emergency Services
Location Somerville
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The Cambridge/ Somerville CCS Recovery Support Specialist (RSS) provides direct services to adults in crisis at the Community Crisis Stabilization located in Somerville. This para-professional position works collaboratively with other team members and the client to assess each person’s needs for services and create a treatment plan that best ensures their safety and optimizes their effective resolution of the crisis. S/he facilitates the person’s engagement or re-engagement in behavioral health services through referral to community based services that are consonant with the person’s needs and preferences. S/he implements all safety protocols and treatment plans as directed. S/he ensures safety of all clients through provision of as needed including:1:1 supervision, conducting and documenting checks, proactively addressing escalating behavior.  S/he provides a range of activities and services that promote safety and resolution of crises including individual supports, group meetings, recovery and relapse prevention meetings, etc. The RSS also provides for operation of the CSU in terms of meal planning, preparation, and clean-up; shopping; keeping the unit clean; doing laundry, and escorting clients to appointments as needed.

The RSS works as part of an integrated emergency services team and Urgent Care Center that provides on site assessment and support, as well as mobile capacity to conduct assessments at the client’s home, school, or agency in Cambridge and Somerville. Given the nature of crisis services, provision of holiday and weekend coverage are expectations for staff working in this position.

Minimum of 3 years experience working in a mental health setting.  High School Diploma/GED equivalent required. Bachelors Degree highly preferred.  Excellent writing and oral communication skills.  Current Massachusetts Driver’s License. Familiarity with services and treatment options for adults with history of crisis associated with psychiatric or substance abuse related disorders

Schedule Sun-Thurs 4p-12a
Hours 40
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Title Nurse Manager
Categories Cambridge/Somerville, Emergency Services, Healthcare
Location Somerville, MA
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The Nurse Manager of the Community Crisis Stabilization (CCS) is responsible for the day to day operation of the unit. S/he provides leadership, direction, supervision of all nursing staff, peer specialists and mental health workers on each shift. The nurse manager ensures that services provided on the unit promote client safety & overall health. The nurse manager ensures that goals are reached that will resolve clients current crisis and integrate them effectively back into the community. The CCS Nurse Manger works as a partner in an integrated urgent care network serving the Cambridge & Somerville area and ensures that clients receive appropriate clinical assessments, treatment plans, and referrals that ensure their safety in the community.

Position Requirements:

Massachusetts Licensed Registered Nurse with a minimum of three years nursing experience in the delivery of behavioral health services to adults. 5 years of supervisory and managerial experiences. Current certification in CPR.

Schedule Mon-Fri 8am-4pm on-call required
Hours 40
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Title Nurse Coordinator
Categories Cambridge/Somerville, Emergency Services, Healthcare
Location 660 Broadway, Somerville, MA.
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The Nurse Coordinator (NC) in the Community Crisis Stabilization {CCS} unit is responsible for providing direct clinical services to clients in addition to training and quality over site in collaboration with the Nurse Manager and Director of Emergency Services Programs (ESP). The NC ensures that services are delivered in a way that promote safety and encourage recovery/ successful reintegration into the community. The NC works as a partner in an integrated urgent care/emergency support services network serving the Cambridge Somerville area.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Massachusetts licensed Registered Nurse with a minimum of two years nursing experience in the behavioral health field

Schedule Fri, Sat, Sun (8a-4p)
Hours 28 wk
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Title Family Partner (BEST)
Categories Boston, Emergency Services
Location Boston
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JOB SUMMARY:

The Family Partner works with other members of the ESP Urgent Care and Mobile Crisis teams and provides peer support to parents served by the program.  Peer support is defined as using personal and professional life experiences to establish credibility and infuse hope for a better future, to demonstrate unconditional acceptance, and to assist with problem solving. Additionally, the Family Partner serves as a “values speaker”, specifically, but not limited to providing a parent’s perspective in the routine operations and development of the program. In this role, the Family Partner uses personal and professional life experience to provide consultation and training for staff and others to increase awareness and improve the effectiveness of parent-professional partnerships to meet the needs of families, and to participate in program and community meetings to maximize parent voice, choice, and involvement throughout the service delivery process.    This position is part of an emergency services team providing continuity of care to all emergency clients, families and allied services.  This is an on-site position, with the expectation of mobile response, in addition.  Weekends, Holiday and shift rotation will be required. Some evenings required.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

High School Diploma/GED; some college preferred

Up to 3 months of experience

Ability to articulate the experience and perspective of a parent/caregiver or relative of a child with complex needs involving mental health, child protective, or probation services.

This ability is typically acquired as the primary caregiver of a child with complex needs. Agency Wraparound training.

Schedule Mon – Fri
Hours TBD
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Title Relief Emerg.Srv Clinicians
Categories Cambridge/Somerville, Emergency Services
Location Cambridge/Somerville
Job Information

This position provides direct emergency psychiatric clinical services, coordination and consultation to other care providers. It also provides prescreening evaluations for information and referral services, respite care and specializing and various administrative tasks. This position is part of an emergency services team providing continuity of care to all emergency clients, families and allied services. This is an on-call position, with the expectation of mobile response, Shifts covered includes evenings, days, overnights, and/or weekends. Master’s Degree in a relevant human service clinical specialty that is Medicaid reimbursable. Minimum one year in a psychiatric emergency service or similar setting required. Must have access to a car and posses a valid driver’s license.

Schedule Schedule Varies
Hours Varies
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Title Emergency Services Clinician
Categories Boston, Emergency Services
Location Boston
Job Information

This position provides direct emergency psychiatric clinical services, coordination and consultation to other care providers.  It also provides prescreening evaluations for information and referral services, respite care and specializing and various administrative tasks.  This position is part of an emergency services team providing continuity of care to all emergency clients, families and allied services.  This is an on-site position, with the expectation of mobile response, in addition.  Weekends, Holiday and shift rotation will be required.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Master’s Degree in a relevant human service clinical specialty that is Medicaid reimbursable. Minimum one year in a psychiatric emergency service or similar setting required. Must have access to a car and possess a valid driver’s license.

Multiple positions available!

Location Schedule
Boston
  • Mon – Fri 12P-8P
Boston
  • Mon-Fri 10A-6P
Boston
  • Mon 11AM-7P
  • Fri -Sat 11p-7a
Boston
  • Tues-Sat Hours TBD
Hours 40
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Title Per Diem Nurse
Categories Cambridge/Somerville, Emergency Services
Location Cambridge, MA
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The nurse in the Community Crisis Stabilization {CCS} unit is responsible for providing direct clinical services to clients. The nurse ensures that services are delivered in a way that promote safety and encourage recovery/ successful reintegration into the community. The CCS nurse works as a partner in an integrated urgent care/emergency support services network serving the Cambridge Somerville area.  Nurse ensures that each client receives a proper clinical assessment, treatment plan and referrals to appropriate community based services to ensure safety.   Provides direct care to clients including medical assessment & medication administration.

Job Requirements:
Massachusetts licensed Registered Nurse with a minimum of two years nursing experience in the behavioral health field.  Current certification in CPR.   Knowledge of risk assessment specific to acute psychiatric conditions.  Ability to de-escalate crises in a manner that ensures safety for all involved.  Knowledge of best practice standard for emergency behavioral health care including the care of dually diagnosed individuals that are recovery oriented.

 

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