Job Category:
Job Shift:
Day Shift
Job Level:
Registered Nurse (RN); CPR
Norton, MA
Local Travel Required:
Hybrid Work Option:
Program Name:
Emergency Services Program-Adult Community Crisis Stabilization Unit
Program Type/Description:
Psychiatric Inpatient for Adults (Voluntary, Short-Term, No Restraint Unit)
Salary Range:
Reports To:
Courtney Matto, LMFT

About Us

At Community Counseling of Bristol County (CCBC), we are building an amazing team of professionals who are changing the way mental health is treated in Southeastern Massachusetts. You can find us in schools, homes, the community, and our Taunton offices empowering our clients with the latest evidence-based behavioral health treatments. We are a non-profit community mental health center serving 50 communities in Massachusetts and growing! CCBC provides inpatient, outpatient, and urgent care services to adults and children overcoming depression, anxiety, mood disorders, substance abuse, and many other conditions hindering personal fulfillment. If you are caring, dedicated, and ready to grow your career, we would love to hear from you!

Description of Position

We are currently seeking a nurse manager for our voluntary, short-term stay, Adult Community Crisis Stabilization Unit to lead nursing operations and admissions, supervise nursing staff, and provide direct care services for children and adults needing urgent psychiatric treatment. Our 8-bed unit has 8 nurses and 8 behavioral health staff. You will mentor nursing staff by demonstrating best practices, assist patients in recovery efforts by providing whole-person care, and provide crisis interventions as needed. As a member of the crisis team, you will collaborate with a supportive multidisciplinary team of RNs, LPNs, mental health clinicians, nurse practitioners, and physicians to help us achieve our goal of utilizing community-based diversionary services to reduce unnecessary inpatient psychiatric hospitalization.

  1. Oversee day to day treatment administered, operations, and lead activities related to clinical nursing services ensuring patient needs are met in accordance with current nursing policies
  2. Develop, implement, and evaluate nursing methods to ensure effective and efficient use of staff, facilities, and other resources while maintaining patient care standards; revise policies as needed
  3. Perform crisis intervention and clinical screening/assessments of children and adults' mental health, substance use, and physical health needs with the support of crisis intervention clinicians
  4. Provide direct patient care, assessment, psychosocial education, and administer medication
  5. Ensure nurses provide whole-person assessments and treatments (bio-psycho-social information, psychiatric and medication history, safety, etc.), providing optimal comfort and care to clients
  6. Manage medication administration according to Nurse Practitioner or Physician’s orders and monitor patients’ responses to psychotropic medications
  7. Maintain timely and accurate medical records and reports of all observed symptoms, reactions, treatments, and changes in clients’ safety and status in electronic medical records (EMR)
  8. Participate in treatment team meetings, assist with development of care plans, and report directly to the Nurse Manager/Program Director any issues for shift report

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  1. 2 years’ experience in mental or behavioral health, and/or substance abuse
  2. 1 year of management experience
  3. Bachelor’s degree in nursing
  4. Current, unencumbered license as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  5. Current certification in CPR
  6. Comfortable using electronic health records and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook)
  7. Ability to manage difficult or emotional situations
  8. Maintain confidentiality in all circumstances
Preferred Requirements
  1. Knowledge of basic standards of psychiatric nursing
  2. Desire to work with a diverse client population in a sensitive manner
  3. Familiarity with psychiatric medications and common side effects is highly desirable
  4. Willingness to work in a multicultural setting and share in a customer service orientation
  5. Preference for a work setting that requires multi-tasking and high contact with clients and staff members
  6. Knowledge of mental health and substance abuse treatment approach

Apply Now - Send Resume & Cover Letter


Program Information

  • Emergency Psychiatry Services

    When a person is suffering the pain of acute psychiatric disorder or other traumatic life circumstance, immediate intervention can minimize distress and disruption... read more

Date posted: 8/25/2023

Send Resume & Letter

For more information about this position, or to send your resume:

Courtney Matto, Director of Emergency Services (

Community Counseling of Bristol County
1 Washington St. Taunton, MA 02780
Phone: 508-828-9116

Why build your career at CCBC?

Stable and Established

  • The largest, most innovative mental health and substance abuse care provider in Southeastern MA, with a 50 year history
  • We serve over 12,000 clients annually
  • Committment to innovation and evidence-based practice
  • Committment to erasing the stigma that can surround trauma, mental illness, and addiction

Great Benefits

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence
  • 3 weeks paid vacation to start
  • 12 paid holidays and sick leave
  • Health, dental, disability, and life insurance
  • 403-b with up to 5% employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement

Make Recovery a Reality

Working with CCBC gives you the chance to change your own path while helping others find theirs. As you provide hope and healing to people who need it most, you'll be just as inspired by the quality of people you work with as the outcomes you provide together. Join us and be a part of the next success story.