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  • Job Title: Summer Mental Health Worker - Westchester Division
  • Job ID: 00741084
  • Location: NewYork-Presbyterian/Westchester Division
  • Full/Part Time/Per Diem: Student - PT
  • Shift: Rotating

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Summer Mental Health Worker - Westchester Division

Location: NewYork-Presbyterian/NewYork-Presbyterian/Westchester Division

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Summer Mental Health Worker - Westchester Division


Launch your behavioral health career at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, and discover why we’re the nation’s #3-ranked center for Psychiatry (U.S. News & World Report).  Over a century ago, we introduced the world to moral psychiatric care. Today, our specialized Women’s Health Unit, NIMH-funded Eating Disorders Program, groundbreaking Kosher Unit for specific spiritual and dietary needs, and other programs make us a model center for patient-centered innovation.  Together, we’ve built a healing haven for patients. Join us, and experience Making It Possible.


Our Summer Mental Health Worker program provides an opportunity for college students, pursuing careers in the mental health field to gain experience in an inpatient psychiatry setting.  Be the eyes and ears of our expert clinical team as a Summer Mental Health Worker in one of our specialized units. In this role, you’ll observe and document patients’ physical, emotional and social behavior, reporting as necessary to the nursing team.  Maintain a therapeutic relationship with patients, expertly intervening in times of anxiousness and assisting them with their daily activities. Record vital signs and other important clinical information, as an important resource for the multidisciplinary team.  Many of our Mental Health Workers go on to become leaders in Social Work, Occupational Therapy and other areas. Pursue this extraordinary opportunity to gain valuable frontline experience in mental health patient management.


This is a full-time, nine-week program running from June 4, 2018 - August 4, 2018 on a rotating schedule of day and evening shifts at our Westchester Division in White Plains, NY.


Preferred Criteria


  • College student pursuing a degree in psychiatry, nursing, social work or a related field
  • Available to commit to full 9 week program


Required Criteria

  • High School Diploma
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association


Join a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Start your life-changing journey today.



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