Help Shape the Health Care Environment

As a leader in the mental health field, Bournewood is proud of its highly trained and dedicated staff. We are always looking for new talent to add to our family of medical, clinical, nursing, and support professionals who provide excellent treatment and recovery opportunities for individuals with psychiatric and addiction conditions.

Bournewood is always responding to the changing healthcare environment, and you can be part of it. Join our team!

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Employee Benefits

Bournewood’s picturesque location in Brookline, Massachusetts, is just a short drive from Boston, hub of the best healthcare services in the world, making it a great place to work.

Those who join our team can take advantage of the following benefits:

  • Competitive salary and benefits program
  • Health, dental, voluntary short-term disability, and life insurance programs for full-time employees
  • Paid time off benefits for full and part-time employees; discount programs for employees
  • Health and dental benefits for part-time employees
  • Tuition reimbursement programs for full- and part-time employees
  • Student loan repayment for RNs
  • Annual salary increases
  • Free parking
  • Free overnight accommodations for those who live some distance away or work back-to-back shifts
  • Free on-site CEUs and CMEs

Employment Opportunities

Bournewood has opportunities for caring, energetic individuals who are passionate about providing quality treatment and care to individuals with mental health and substance abuse conditions.

Nursing Department

BWH Mental Health Counselors

BWH Mental Health Counselors

Description: Direct patient care and crisis intervention to adolescents and adults on an inpatient Treatment Unit. Ability to facilitate or co-facilitate groups of mental health and substance abuse patients is required.

Incumbent performs duties in accordance with corporate, organization and department policies and procedures while adhering to the overall mission of Bournewood Health Systems.

Bournewood Health Systems is dedicated to providing quality, evidence-based and person-centered treatment for people with mental health and substance use conditions in a safe and respectful environment in partnership with the individuals and families we serve, focusing on support, hope and recovery.

Bournewood is committed to a philosophy and an environment of care in which we treat people with dignity, respect and mutuality; protect their rights; provide the best care possible; support them in returning to their natural communities; and include patients and families as partners in their treatment. Our philosophy stands for providing a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, families and staff in which restraint and seclusion are prevented through the use of a range of resources and tools. All Bournewood employees are educated in and support this philosophy. All candidates must be able and willing to promote the values of trauma-informed and patient-centered care.

Salary: commensurate with experience

Start Date: ASAP

Qualifications: Must have 1-2 years previous experience working on an inpatient unit with adolescents and adults with mental health and substance abuse diagnoses is preferred. Must have high school diploma or equivalent. Preference will be given to college degree in Human Services field.

Location: Brookline, MA

Openings:  full and part time openings day/evening and evening/awake overnight rotating every other weekend

Shifts available:
Day/Evenings (6:45am-3pm/2:45pm-11pm)
Evening/Awake overnight rotation shifts (2:45pm-11pm/10:45pm-7am)

If you are interested in this position, please complete an application form.

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BWH Nurse Supervisor

Description: Responsible for overall Hospital functioning on all shifts beyond the usual business hours. Collaborates with Admissions to ensure patient placement for care. Collaborates with support staff to coordinate necessary services. Has functional authority for staffing and scheduling patient units. Must be familiar with the Six Core Strategies© and have experience in efforts to reduce the use of restraints and seclusion. Incumbent must be familiar with or have worked in a treatment environment that is recovery oriented, trauma informed, collaborative and strives to prevent coercion.

Bournewood is committed to a philosophy of an environment of care in which we treat people with dignity, respect and mutuality; protect their rights; provide the best care possible; support them in returning to their natural communities; and include patients and families as partners in their treatment. Our philosophy stands for providing a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, families and staff in which restraint and seclusion are prevented through the use of a range of resources and tools. Incumbent is required to support this philosophy and guide staff in delivering trauma-informed care to the individuals we serve. Incumbent will participate in hospital committees, provide supervision for unit staff and participate in hospital initiatives to improve safety for staff, persons served and families. The nurse supervisor is a member of the nurse leadership team and participates in developing and implementing plans to improve nursing practice in the treatment milieu.

Bournewood Health Systems is dedicated to providing quality, evidence-based and person-centered treatment for people with mental health and substance use conditions in a safe and respectful environment in partnership with the individuals and families we serve, focusing on support, hope and recovery.

Salary: Negotiable

Openings: 1 full time

Qualifications: Registered Nurse in Massachusetts is required. BSN is required and MSN is preferred. Experience in psychiatric and mental health nursing and CPR certifications are required. Demonstrated leadership in prior experience. Knowledgeable of the Six Core Strategies©. Experience in leading staff in utilizing best practices in mental health treatment. Ability to provide guidance for staff in meeting regulatory requirements. Ensures staff delivers quality care to persons served. Implements practices and supports trauma-informed care. Maintains staffing to meet established budgets. Responsible for care delivered 24 hours per day.

Location:  Brookline, MA

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BWH Registered Nurses

BWH Registered Nurses

Description: We are currently seeking Day/Evening and Evening/Awake Overnight rotations including rotating every other weekend. Your responsibilities are: Assessment, planning and evaluation of individual patient’s care. Serves as a member of the multidisciplinary treatment team and provides guidance to the LPN, Psychiatric Technician, Milieu Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors. Must be experienced working in an inpatient setting with adults and/or adolescents with psychiatric or substance use issues. Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program, licensed as an RN in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and CPR certified. A BSN is preferred.

Incumbent performs duties in accordance with corporate, organization and department policies and procedures while adhering to the overall mission of Bournewood Health Systems.

Bournewood Health Systems is dedicated to providing quality, evidence-based and person-centered treatment for people with mental health and substance use conditions in a safe and respectful environment in partnership with the individuals and families we serve, focusing on support, hope and recovery.

Bournewood is committed to a philosophy and an environment of care in which we treat people with dignity, respect and mutuality; protect their rights; provide the best care possible; support them in returning to their natural communities; and include patients and families as partners in their treatment. Our philosophy stands for providing a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, families and staff in which restraint and seclusion are prevented through the use of a range of resources and tools. All Bournewood employees are educated in and support this philosophy. All candidates must be able and willing to promote the values of trauma-informed and patient-centered care.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Start Date: ASAP

Openings:  Full and Part-time openings day/evening and evening/awake overnight rotating every other weekend

Qualifications: MUST be experienced in working with adults or adolescents with psychiatric or substance abuse issues in an inpatient environment. Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program, licensed as an RN in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and CPR certified.

Location: Brookline, MA

Shifts available are:
Day/Evenings (6:45am-3pm/2:45pm-11pm)
Evening/Awake overnight rotation shifts (2:45pm-11pm/10:45pm-7am)

If you are interested in this position, please complete an application form. 

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BWH Senior Mental Health Counselor II

Description: The incumbent’s prime responsibilities will be maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment, assist nurse manager with milieu management, performs crisis intervention, facilitating psycho-education groups, orienting patients to the program, documents patient progress and assists with scheduling.    Incumbent performs duties in accordance with corporate, organization and department policies and procedures while adhering to the overall mission of Bournewood Health Systems.

Bournewood Health Systems is dedicated to providing quality, evidence-based and person-centered treatment for people with mental health and substance use conditions in a safe and respectful environment in partnership with the individuals and families we serve, focusing on support, hope and recovery.

Bournewood is committed to a philosophy and an environment of care in which we treat people with dignity, respect and mutuality; protect their rights; provide the best care possible; support them in returning to their natural communities; and include patients and families as partners in their treatment. Our philosophy stands for providing a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, families and staff in which restraint and seclusion are prevented through the use of a range of resources and tools. All Bournewood employees are educated in and support this philosophy. All candidates must be able and willing to promote the values of trauma-informed and patient-centered care.

Salary: Negotiable

Openings: 1 full time rotating day/evening and every other weekend.

Qualifications: Four-year degree and at least 1 year experience working with adults with mental illness and/or substance use inpatient programs, and strong group therapy skills.

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BWH Unit Secretaries

BWH Unit Secretaries – Days

Description: Provide administrative assistance to the inpatient units for admission flow and other non-clinical related tasks.

​Incumbent performs duties in accordance with corporate, organization and department policies and procedures while adhering to the overall mission of Bournewood Health Systems.

​Bournewood Health Systems is dedicated to providing quality, evidence-based and person-centered treatment for people with mental health and substance use conditions in a safe and respectful environment in partnership with the individuals and families we serve, focusing on support, hope and recovery.

Bournewood is committed to a philosophy and an environment of care in which we treat people with dignity, respect and mutuality; protect their rights; provide the best care possible; support them in returning to their natural communities; and include patients and families as partners in their treatment. Our philosophy stands for providing a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, families and staff in which restraint and seclusion are prevented through the use of a range of resources and tools. All Bournewood employees are educated in and support this philosophy. All candidates must be able and willing to promote the values of trauma-informed and patient-centered care.

Qualifications: Strong interpersonal, organizational and clerical skills are required. Related experience preferred. High school education or GED is required. Ability to read, write, speak, understand and communicate effectively in English is required. Must also be comfortable working in a psychiatric and substance use treatment environment.   Ability to maintain confidentiality is required.

Salary: Negotiable

Start Date: ASAP

Additional Information: A full-time position available days 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Location: Brookline, MA

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Ambulatory Department 

BWH Senior Counselor Adult Mental Health Partial ~ Dedham

Description: Participates as a member of the treatment team. Has primary responsibility for maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment, maintaining the program schedule, coordinating intakes, facilitates psycho-education groups and orienting patients to the program.

Salary: Negotiable

Openings: 1 full time

Qualifications: Four-year degree, strong group therapy skills, ability to assess mental status, previous experience with case management and aftercare coordination are required.

Location: Dedham, MA

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BWH Clinician/Social Workers Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Programs - Lowell

Bournewood Health System partial hospital program in the Lowell area, is seeking a Social Worker/Clinician for our Adolescent Ambulatory Program.  The incumbent’s prime responsibilities will be to provide direct clinical service to assigned Bournewood Health Systems Ambulatory patients, inclusive of individual and family treatment interventions, case management, disposition planning, care consultation and utilization review. Is responsible for initial assessments for each patient and treatment planning. Meets with other disciplines regarding patients treatment plan. Consults on an as needed basis with other team members around issues of his/her expertise, including case management and disposition planning. Leads psychotherapy and/or psycho-educational groups for Ambulatory patients.

Bournewood is committed to a philosophy and an environment of care in which we treat people with dignity, respect and mutuality; protect their rights; provide the best care possible; support them in returning to their natural communities; and include patients and families as partners in their treatment. Our philosophy stands for providing a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, families and staff in which restraint and seclusion are prevented through the use of a range of resources and tools. Incumbent is required to support this philosophy and guide staff in delivering trauma-informed care to the individuals we serve.  

Salary: negotiable

Start Date: ASAP

Openings:  Full-time

Qualifications:  Candidates must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to multitask. Partial Hospital or Inpatient experience with adolescents is strongly preferred.  Social worker requirements include the completion of a Masters Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work or Masters in Counseling and Licensed eligible (LMHC).

​Location: Lowell, MA

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BWH Social Worker/Clinician ~ Adult Partial Hospital Program ~ Lowell

Bournewood Health Systems Partial Hospital Program in Lowell is seeking a Social Worker/Clinician for our Adult Ambulatory Program. The incumbent’s prime responsibilities will be to provide direct clinical service to assigned Bournewood Health Systems Ambulatory patients, inclusive of individual and family treatment interventions, case management, disposition planning, care consultation and utilization review. Is responsible for initial assessments for each patient and treatment planning. Meets with other disciplines regarding patients treatment plan. Consults on an as-needed basis with other team members around issues related to incumbent’s expertise, including case management and disposition planning. Leads psychotherapy and/or psycho-educational groups for Ambulatory patients.

Bournewood is committed to a philosophy and an environment of care in which we treat people with dignity, respect and mutuality; protect their rights; provide the best care possible; support them in returning to their natural communities; and include patients and families as partners in their treatment. Our philosophy stands for providing a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, families and staff in which restraint and seclusion are prevented through the use of a range of resources and tools. Incumbent is required to support this philosophy and guide staff in delivering trauma-informed care to the individuals we serve.  

Salary: negotiable

Start Date: Immediate

Openings:  1 full-time position

Qualifications:  Candidates must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills and the ability to multitask. Partial Hospital or Inpatient experience with adults is strongly preferred. Social worker requirements include the completion of a Masters Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work or Masters in Counseling and Licensed eligible (LMHC).

Location: Lowell, MA

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BWH Outpatient Office Administrative Assistant ~ Partial Hospital Program ~ Lowell

Bournewood Health Systems is seeking an Outpatient Office Administrative Assistant for our Lowell Partial Hospital Program. The incumbent’s prime responsibilities will be to register patients for Ambulatory Services; check benefits and schedule appointments; obtain documentation for billing; maintain medical record documentation for patient records; and answer phones.

​Bournewood Health Systems is dedicated to providing quality, evidence-based and person-centered treatment for people with mental health and substance use conditions in a safe and respectful environment in partnership with the individuals and families we serve, focusing on support, hope and recovery.

​Bournewood is committed to a philosophy and an environment of care in which we treat people with dignity, respect and mutuality; protect their rights; provide the best care possible; support them in returning to their natural communities; and include patients and families as partners in their treatment. Our philosophy stands for providing a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, families and staff in which restraint and seclusion are prevented through the use of a range of resources and tools. All Bournewood employees are educated in and support this philosophy. All candidates must be able and willing to promote the values of trauma-informed and patient-centered care. 

​Salary:  Negotiable

​Start Date:  Immediate

​​Openings:   1 full-time position

​Location:   Lowell, MA

​Qualifications:  Candidates must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.  Candidates must have experience in office management or in a hospital admissions department. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, knowledge of mental health insurance standards and proficient computer skills. High school diploma or equivalent is required; a degree in business administration is preferred. 

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social work Department ~ Brookline

BWH Social Worker - Full Time

BWH Social Worker – Full Time

Description: Provides direct clinical service to assigned in-patients, inclusive of individual and family treatment interventions, case management, discharge planning and care consultation. Responsible for psychosocial assessments for each patient. Attends all treatment teams and consults on an as-needed basis with other team members around issues of incumbent’s expertise, including case management and discharge planning.  Provides direct clinical service to assigned in-patients.

Incumbent performs duties in accordance with corporate, organization and department policies and procedures while adhering to the overall mission of Bournewood Health Systems.

Bournewood Health Systems is dedicated to providing quality, evidence-based and person-centered treatment for people with mental health and substance use conditions in a safe and respectful environment in partnership with the individuals and families we serve, focusing on support, hope and recovery.

Bournewood is committed to a philosophy and an environment of care in which we treat people with dignity, respect and mutuality; protect their rights; provide the best care possible; support them in returning to their natural communities; and include patients and families as partners in their treatment. Our philosophy stands for providing a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, families and staff in which restraint and seclusion are prevented through the use of a range of resources and tools. All Bournewood employees are educated in and support this philosophy. All candidates must be able and willing to promote the values of trauma-informed and patient-centered care.

Salary: Negotiable

Start Date: ASAP

Openings: Full time

Qualifications: Candidates must have experience with individuals with mental health, substance use and co-occurring mental health and substance use conditions; strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to multitask. Must be Masters prepared; LCSW or LICSW is preferred.

Location: Brookline, MA

If you have any questions about this position, contact Human Resources at ([email protected])

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social work Department ~ Per Diem

BWH Social Worker - Per Diem

BWH Social Workers- per diem

Description: Provides direct clinical service to assigned in-patients, inclusive of individual and family treatment interventions, case management, discharge planning and care consultation. Responsible for psychosocial assessments for each patient. Attends all treatment teams and consults on an as-needed basis with other team members around issues of incumbent’s expertise, including case management and discharge planning.  Provides direct clinical service to assigned in-patients.

Incumbent performs duties in accordance with corporate, organization and department policies and procedures while adhering to the overall mission of Bournewood Health Systems.

Bournewood Health Systems is dedicated to providing quality, evidence-based and person-centered treatment for people with mental health and substance use conditions in a safe and respectful environment in partnership with the individuals and families we serve, focusing on support, hope and recovery.

Bournewood is committed to a philosophy and an environment of care in which we treat people with dignity, respect and mutuality; protect their rights; provide the best care possible; support them in returning to their natural communities; and include patients and families as partners in their treatment. Our philosophy stands for providing a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, families and staff in which restraint and seclusion are prevented through the use of a range of resources and tools. All Bournewood employees are educated in and support this philosophy. All candidates must be able and willing to promote the values of trauma-informed and patient-centered care.

Salary: Negotiable

Start Date: ASAP

Openings:  Per diem – weekends and holidays

Qualifications: Candidates must have experience with individuals with mental health, substance use and co-occurring mental health and substance use conditions; strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to multitask. Must be Masters prepared; LCSW or LICSW is preferred.

Location: Brookline, MA

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