Mental Health Worker I
Location: Carmel, New York US
Requisition Number: 15620
Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.
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.
Education: High school graduate. Actively enrolled in a college program for psychiatric or health-related field preferred.
Work Experience: One (1) year prior experience in a psychiatric setting preferred. Preferred past experience as a nurse’s aide.
Location: Carmel-PHC 670 Stoneleigh Avenue
Work Type: Full-Time
Standard Hours: 40.00
Work Schedule: Day 8
Work Shift: 7AM-3:30PM, every other weekend
Org Unit: 935
Department: Psych Unit
EOE, including disability/vets.
We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.
State: New York
Community / Marketing Title: Mental Health Worker I
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: 47049