Crisis Stabilization Units (CSU): Community Healthlink’s Crisis Stabilization Units for this position is located in Leominster.
These community-based units provides short-term therapeutic psychiatric/substance abuse treatment in a structured environment with 24-hour observation and supervision and individualized treatment interventions focused on the crisis and crisis resolution.
CSU accepts referrals from UMass Emergency Mental Health Services (EMH), 8 East, PTC, as well as other area inpatient facilities or Emergency Departments with an evaluation and client history completed by a qualified clinician prior to admission.
CSU may be used as a diversion to prevent a hospitalization or as a step-down immediately following a psychiatric hospital discharge to assist the client in transitioning back into the community. The unit receives admissions 24 hours/day, 365 days/year depending on bed availability for clients who do not need hospital level of care and meet the unit’s admission criteria.
The population includes both males and females that are at least 18 years of age.
This is a flexible scheduled position to fill in for emergent open shifts overnight ranging from 0-20 hours per week.
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