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Mental Health Worker I

Location: Carmel, New York US

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Requisition Number: 9233

Position Title:

External Description:

Develops and maintains an environment which supports service excellence behaviors.

Provides a safe environment for patients, visitors and/or employees by being aware of the safety and health policies of the hospital and adhering to and enhancing these policies via the identification reporting/correcting of unsafe conditions.

Complies with established department/hospital policies, rules and regulations.

Performs as an integral member of a multidisciplinary treatment team under the supervision of a Charge Nurse.

Carries out assigned tasks and duties required to assist in the organization and management of a safe and therapeutic milieu and performs nursing skills encompassing patient care and relative tasks under the direction of a Registered Professional Nurse or a Licensed Practical Nurse.

Demonstrates the competencies needed to care for the psychiatric patient.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


Education: High school graduate. Actively enrolled in a college program for psychiatric or health-related field preferred.


Licensure/Registration/Certification: None


Work Experience: One (1) year prior experience in a psychiatric setting preferred. Preferred past experience as a nurse’s aide.

 

Physical & Other Factors: On feet most of the day. Requires vigilance in monitoring patients’ physical and psychiatric condition. Must be able to maintain a supportive role and/or assist with de-escalation and/or crisis intervention. Frequent lifting, stretching and other physical exertion during positioning of patients and moving equipment.

 

Location: Carmel-PHC 670 Stoneleight Avenue

Work Type: Part-Time

Standard Hours: 10.00

FTE: 0.250000

Work Schedule: DAY 5

Work Shift: day shift


Org Unit: 935

Department: Psych Unit

Exempt: No 

EOE, including disability/vets.

 

City: Carmel

State: New York

Community / Marketing Title: Mental Health Worker I

Company Profile:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.

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Location_formattedLocationLong: Carmel, New York US

Job Number: 31250