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Beth Israel Lahey Health Psychiatric Counselor in Newburyport, Massachusetts

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:

Per Diem

Scheduled Hours:


Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)


Job Description:


The Psychiatric Counselor is responsible for milieu management, patient assignment, checks and leading groups in our 20 bed adult psychiatric services unit.

Must possess verbal and written skills to communicate effectively and courteously with a diverse group of professional and non-professional members of the health care team, patients and family/significant others.


  • High School Diploma Required and a Bachelors Degree in Psychology or related field or equivalent experience is preferred.

  • At least one year of experience working with psychiatric patients in an inpatient setting is preferred.

  • C.P.I. Certification provided during orientation program. BLS certification required.

FLSA Status:


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