Job Description

Payroll Title:
HOSP AST 2 PD
Department:
Senior Behavioral Health
Hiring Salary Range
Per Union Contract
Worksite:
Hillcrest
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
3
Work Schedule:
Days, Variable, Variable

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#111597 Per Diem Mental Health Worker

Filing Deadline: Mon 10/18/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/2021/10/flu-vaccination-requirement-for-uc-students,-faculty-and-staff-issued-for-2021-2022.html

DESCRIPTION

Under supervision of the RN, assists in direct patient care. This includes activities of daily living such as feeding, bathing, ambulating and taking vital signs. Documents accurate information into the EMR flow sheets. Participates in milieu groups and demonstrates knowledge of therapeutic and crisis intervention skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Minimum one (1) year of related experience providing direct patient care in an acute care or skilled nursing setting.

  • Excellent communication skills with patients, staff, and other disciplines in a constructive, professional manner.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).

  • CPI or equivalent certification.

  • Experience with inpatient psychiatric patients.

  • Previous experience working with geriatric and dementia patients.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
  • Must be willing to work on NBMU and SBH at Hillcrest.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Application Instructions

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