Research Therapist

Department: BH-Research Administration
Operating Unit Butler Hospital
Location: Providence, RI
Job ID: 5779
Job Status: Full Time
Shift: Days
End Date:

Butler Hospital researchers are seeking to hire a Research Therapist for grant-funded projects testing interventions for patients with severe mental illness and comorbid substance abuse following a psychiatric hospitalization. Responsibilities include delivering research-based interventions, reviewing electronic medical records, writing clinical notes, utilizing electronic databases, preparing patient reports, and providing outreach and care coordination to patients with psychiatric disorders and their families.

Additional duties include working with a multidisciplinary team conducting research in a psychiatric hospital setting.

Required Education Masterís degree in social work, counseling, psychology or related field required (license desirable but not required). Experience with providing cognitive-behavioral interventions and/or working with psychiatric hospital patients also desirable. 


Butler Hospital, a member of Care New England, is the only private, nonprofit psychiatric and substance abuse hospital serving adults, seniors and adolescents in Rhode Island and southeastern New England. Founded in 1844, it was the first hospital in Rhode Island and has earned a reputation as the leading provider of innovative psychiatric treatments in the region. The Major Affiliated Teaching Hospital for Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Accountability, Caring, and Teamwork are values that are essential for Care New England to be successful. If you embody these attributes come work with us!