Under direction of the Registered Nurse, the MHS provides
direct patient care and participates in therapeutic milieu.
Successful candidate will provide accurate and timely documentation
of AFS, progress notes, and observation sheets. Establishes
therapeutic relationships with patients, maintaining professional
boundaries. Identifies patient behaviors that contribute to the
development of a crisis; utilizes non-verbal and verbal techniques
to de-escalate crisis situation. Participates in planning and
implementation of patient groups. Active milieu assessment while
assigned to checks, particularly attuned to safety concerns.
Assists patients in their activities of daily living Employment at
McLean Hospital is contingent upon a successful CORI (Criminal
Background Check), National Background Check and clearance from the
Occupational Health Department.
High School Diploma or GED Required. Bachelors degree 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
Employees are expected to remain awake and alert at all times on
All employees must possess basic computer skills to use a
variety of electronic or online systems for communication, clinical
and administrative purposes.
Required to complete electronic medical records training, and
demonstrate 80% accuracy on competency test within 30 days of
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.