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Children's Hospital Boston Per Diem - Milieu Counselor, Float Pool in Boston, Massachusetts

56527BRTitle:Per Diem - Milieu Counselor, Float PoolDepartment:Patient Services-NursingAutoReqId:56527BRStatus:Part-TimeStandard Hours per Week:1 Job Category:Social ServicesJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Milieu Counselor program and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

This Milieu Counselor will be responsible for:

  • Providing one-on-one support to patients with complex needs.

  • Responsible for constant safety observation, therapeutic support and care for patients identified to be at risk to themselves, others and/or are in need of protective services.

  • Follow established policies, procedures and instructions under the direct supervision of a registered nurse in accordance with the individualized needs of the patient.

  • Observing patients for changes in behavior and/or condition, and reporting pertinent information to RN.

  • Maintaining a safe environment, accompanying patients to other departments throughout the hospital and maintaining confidentiality of patient information.

  • Assisting with Activities of Daily Living and performing vital signs as directed by the RN.

  • Completing patient care documentation and administrative duties.

  • The availability to work evenings, nights and weekends.

To qualify, you must have:

  • A High School level of education or equivalent.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or a related field preferred.

  • Six months practical experience working with youth in a group setting required.

  • Some experience in an inpatient medical/surgical or ED setting preferred.

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Per Diem