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Mental Health Counselor - Full time Nights

Lynn, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Bay Ridge Hospital Category: Behavioral Health Job ID: JR18573 Date posted: 04/19/2023
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When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:


Scheduled Hours:


Work Shift:

Night (United States of America)

Every other weekend and holiday

Job Description:

We are looking for you to join our team at BayRidge. BayRidge is our 64 bed Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital located in Lynn, MA! Performs a variety of direct and indirect patient care duties and responsibilities in collaboration with other nursing staff. Works effectively and collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary treatment team to enhance the smooth delivery of quality nursing care.

Essential Functions/Key Responsibilities: 

  • Record and report all observed symptoms, reactions, treatments and changes in the patient’s status to the Registered Nurse
  • Monitor the patient milieu for safety issues and assist with promoting a positive therapeutic environment
  • Respond to patient care needs and issues, assist patients with personal hygiene and other activities of daily living. Collaborate with nurses to assist with any patient nursing needs
  • Assist in the admitting, discharging and transferring process ensuring that patient safety is addressed, monitor patient valuables during belongings search and enter proper data into computer
  • Participate in treatment team meetings, assist with development of care plans and report any issues for shift directly to the Registered Nurse
  • Maintain yearly/biyearly requirements of CPR and Aggression Management
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • HS Diploma Required  
  • College Degree in Psychology or related field preferred  
  • Experience and desire to work with the public, in a healthcare setting, or in human services required.  Prior experience as Mental Health Counselor, Behavioral Health Technician, Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Experience with EPIC, one- to- one interaction with patients, and De-escalation management preferred.  
  • Ability to demonstrate a positive demeanor that allows for respectful and courteous interaction with all external and internal customers.  
  • Works cooperatively and effectively with others with the ability to adapt to changes in the workplace 
  • Must be fluent in English(verbal and written) 

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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