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Mental Health Worker - Pediatric Job

Job Number: RIH18797

Job Title: Mental Health Worker Pediatrics - Hasbro 6BHU

Department: Hasbro PedIatrics Psych 6 - 1012114

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Under the general supervision of the Clinical Manager Hasbro 6, is responsible for the care and safety of assigned children. Is responsible for the input into the formulation of a therapeutic milieu treatment plan, and the implementation, observation and documentation of this program under the direction of the multidisciplinary team. Provides services to medically compromised and emotionally disturbed children / adolescents.


Baccalaureate in Psychology or related Human Services Field required.

Current CPR certification

Current RIH Crisis Management certification or current enrollment

Demonstrates a theoretical understanding of children within families.

Must have sound understanding of the social and developmental issues that are encountered in the medically ill child and teen populations. Understanding of body image, self-esteem and identity development issues particular to teenagers

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients with consideration of aging process, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process


One year of recent (within 3 years) experience in a pediatric environment ages 6-18 required.

Experience with medically compromised and/or emotionally impaired children