Mental Health Worker - Senior Behavioral Health - 118147
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#118147 Mental Health Worker - Senior Behavioral HealthExtended Deadline: Mon 10/3/2022
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Under the 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.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Two (2) years of relevant experience, including one (1) year of experience providing direct patient care.
Excellent communication skills with patients, staff, and other disciplines in a constructive, professional manner.
Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population.
- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).
- CPI or equivalent certification.
- Experience with inpatient psychiatric patients.
- Previous experience working with geriatric and dementia patients.
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
- 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).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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