Mental Health Worker

Posted 23-Mar-2018

  • Category: Mental Health
  • Status: Pier Diem (Flex Schedule)
  • Shift: Varied
  • Facility: Redlands Community Hospital
  • Department: Behavioral Medicine

Job Description

Reporting to the Nurse Manager, this position is a caregiver who works with the multidisciplinary team to assist patients via therapeutic use of self, the environment and/or instrumentation.

The Mental Health Worker assists in carrying out a goal directed plan of care providing direct patient care as assigned and supervised by an RN in a skillful & consistent manner. Monitors vital sign, monitors patient surroundings, appropriately documents patient safety monitoring. Facilitates and ensures patient attendance at activities.

Qualifications

1. Current CPR certification required.
2. Current Certified Nurse Assistant certification preferred.
3. High school graduate or equivalent preferred.
4. MAB certificate required within first 90 days in position.
5. Recent related behavioral medicine clinical experience (within the past four years) preferred.

Education Level:
High School

Relevant Experience:
1-3 Years