Clinical Educator Specialist at McLean Hospital(MCL) in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 12 days ago.





Job Description:

McLean Hospital is a comprehensive psychiatric hospital committed to providing easy access to superior quality, cost-effective mental health services in the Boston area, Massachusetts and beyond. Since 1811, McLean Hospital has been a world leader in the treatment of mental illness and chemical dependency, research into the cause of mental illness and the training of generations of mental health care providers. McLean's multidisciplinary programs treat a broad range of psychiatric illnesses across the full continuum of care. The Specialized Clinical Educator will support clinical staff in the implementation of curriculum instruction and in maintaining a safe and nurturing environment. They will demonstrate a commitment to the program and a willingness to remain flexible. The Specialized Clinical Educator will maintain a commitment to professional growth and competency to exhibit positive behavior towards clients, parents, and staff. They will model appropriate social cues and milieu/group participation and facilitate clients to do the same. In addition, they will perform supervisory and technical duties as assigned and be responsive to issues presented in supervision.


  • Oversee implementation of academic work and behavior cueing within the milieu

  • Observe behaviors and make necessary interventions in order to maintain the safety of all clients and staff

  • Attend weekly staff meetings

  • Provide milieu supervision

  • Report any client incidents/concerns to Program Director, Clinical Director and/or the Milieu Manager

  • Interact with clients and family members in a courteous and professional manner

  • On-site skills coaching to dealt with

  • Suicidality

  • Self-injury

  • Emotional Dysregulation



  • Group coverage for up to 10 residents

  • After 90 days will be eligible for intensive training in DBT/CBT

All McLean team members are expected to consistently demonstrate our values of integrity, compassion, respect, diversity, teamwork, excellence and innovation in their work activities and interactions.



Qualifications


  • Bachelors degree; significant experience working with emotionally/ behaviorally disturbed adults preferred



  • Interface with patients

  • Learn DBT/CBT/MBT skills and basic treatment concepts

  • Bachelors degree; significant experience working with emotionally/ behaviorally disturbed adults preferred

  • Flexibility, excellent interpersonal and communications skills

  • The ability to work with multi-disciplinary staff and exhibit positive teamwork

  • Continue to learn and apply current treatments






EEO Statement

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 identity or expression, pregnancy or a condition related to pregnancy including, but not limited to, lactation or the need to express breast milk for a nursing child, or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable law or regulation.
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