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Employment Type:
Full time
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Health Care Provider
Psychiatric Nurse
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Austen Riggs Center

The Austen Riggs Center is internationally recognized for excellence in providing intensive psychodynamic psychotherapy in an open community. Located on a bucolic campus in the town of Stockbridge, MA, the Center provides a continuum of hospital, residential, and day treatment for people with a variety of complex psychiatric troubles, many of whom have not been able to succeed in other settings.

We are looking to add to our talented staff. Each position is full time.

  • Psychiatric Nurse

The nurse plays a vital role in helping patients take charge of their lives through the establishment of a thoughtful and respectful therapeutic relationship that maximizes the dignity of the individual patient through support of their healthy, adaptive functioning. Requires current Massachusetts RN license, CPR, CPI, BSN and previous psychiatric nursing experience. Clinical Social Workers serve as an integral member of the interdisciplinary psychodynamic treatment team. The SW is responsible for direct clinical service in providing family consultation and family therapy along with ongoing casework for patients, including discharge planning.

Requires MSW with LCSW or LICSW; Mass. License or eligibility, three years of experience post Masters. Two years clinical experience as a family therapist, specific training in family therapy, and working from a psychodynamic perspective.

Austen Riggs Center is committed to equal opportunity, a diverse workforce, and an inclusive environment. We seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and generous paid time off.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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For over 85 years, the Austen Riggs Center has offered long-term residential and hospital-level psychiatric treatment based on intensive, four-times-weekly individual psychotherapy, provided by psychiatrists and psychologists who have advanced and specialized training. From hospital to residential to supervised and unsupervised apartment living, Riggs provides continuity of care with the same psychotherapist, psychopharmacologist and interdisciplinary team through various levels of treatment and living arrangements. Treating an average of 70 patients in a completely open setting, Riggs remains one of the few psychiatric treatment centers in the United States committed to the intensive work necessary to help patients take charge of their lives.