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Maxim Healthcare Staffing Mental Health/Psychiatric Worker - Tewksbury Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is seeking a Mental Health/Psychiatric Technician t care for individuals with mental or emotional conditions or disabilities following the instructions of physicians or other health practitioners. They monitor a patient's physical and emotional well-being and report to medical staff.


  • Provides personal care and behavioral assistance/interventions to assigned clients

  • Assists clients with grooming, eating/meal preparation, and toileting

  • Assists with ambulation and transfer services

  • Monitor vital signs such as heart rate and blood pressure

  • Provides behavioral support services

  • Provides crisis intervention

  • E ncourages independence

  • Maintains patient safety

  • Implements behavioral plans

  • Documents care per policies and procedures

  • Participate in rehabilitation and treatment programs, help with personal hygiene, and administer oral or injectable medications

  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

    Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required

  • Associate‚Äôs degree in behavioral studies or related field, or equivalent experience preferred (or per facility requirements)

  • Minimum of one (1) year relevant experience preferred

  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficiency with computers, including Microsoft Office required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age


At Maxim Healthcare Staffing, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

    About Maxim Healthcare Staffing

Maxim Healthcare Staffing has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim's commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.