Milieu Officer (Adolescent Unit/Ellicott City)



Ellicott City-Adolescent Unit

Full Time (benefits eligible)

Days with rotating weekends



As a Milieu Officer you will:

  • Provide a security presence on assigned inpatient unit(s) in an effort to assure the safety and security of patients, staff, volunteers, and visitors and the protection of the Hospital, grounds and property.
  • Participate as a member of the treatment team to support patients' treatment plans.
  • Lead or assist staff in response to patient aggression by following Hospital policies and procedures.
  • Complete and maintain required documentation on a timely basis.


  • High school diploma and 2+ years of clinical experience in a behavioral healthcare setting.
  • Must demonstrate strong interposal skills to work with a wide range of patients, staff, and visitors.
  • Work requires a continuously high level of alertness in the milieu and ability to physically intervene in medical and behavioral emergencies, transport patients, and lift patients (up to 50% of work time). Work requires exposure to risk of physical injury by assaultive patients (30-50% of work time).
  • Work requires standing and walking approximately 80% of work time.