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Milieu Counselor- Adolescent Psych

Category: Human and Social Services
CHA Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, MA

Department: Adolescent Psych-CH3
Job Type: Part Time
Job Class: Union
Union Name: SHLABOR -Laborers Local 381
Work Shift: Nights
Work Days: 8 hour night shifts w/ e/o weekend and rot holidays
Hours/Week: 24
Date Posted: 03/18/2021
Requisition Number: hrq-110867

Job Details

  • The AAU (Adolescent Assessment Unit) is a 14 bed secure psychiatric unit that provides care for children between the ages of 13 and 18. The unit is located in the Cambridge Hospital. A multi-disciplinary approach is used to provide patient and family centered care. A continued emphasis on restraint reduction is ongoing and treatment focus is on assessment, stabilization, and after care treatment planning. The average length of stay is 7 days.

    The Milieu Counselor is a member of the multidisciplinary team who, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse is responsible for a safe and structured service as well as attending to the individual needs of patients in crisis on an inpatient psychiatric setting.


    High school diploma required; B.A, B.S., or M.A. preferred or equivalent years of human service experience.

    Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

    Prior inpatient psychiatric experience required

    All newly hired candidates must successfully complete a job specific physical agility test.


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