Mental Health Worker FT 7a - 3p Req #: 000####### Category: Behavioral and Mental Health Status: Full-Time Shift: Day Location: Mental Health Unit-Open Unit, 355 Grand Street, Jersey CIty, NJ 07302
Job Description The Mental Health Worker, Inpatient BH, provides care to patients and maintains a safe environment under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Group and individual patient supervision, facilitation of educational group activities, assisting with ADL's (i.e., Feeding, bathing, toileting, ambulating, etc.) & taking and recording vital signs. All methods of practice shall conform to written hospital policies and procedures and be carried out to the highest level of competence in a manner demonstrating concern and consideration. The Mental Health Worker/Inpatient BH will demonstrate the Barnabas Health philosophy of Total Quality Management by actively applying that philosophy in all dealing with both internal and external customers. Additional Requirements - Baccalaureate Degree in Psychology, Social Work or Health Related Field - BLS Certification, EKG & Phlebotomy validation by the end of Orientation (will be trained) - Minimum one year experience, training or education in the field of treatment preferred - Must possess excellent communication, time management and interpersonal skills - Experience as a Nursing Assistant or Patient Care Technician, EMT, Medical Assistant, Phlebotomist, EKG Tech or equivalent; or in a patient care setting is helpful - Must be able to work every other weekend
RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Barnabas Health is New Jersey s largest integrated health care delivery system, providing treatment and services to more than two million patients each year. Throughout Barnabas Health, our dedicated physicians, nurses, and health professionals are committed to providing the highest quality of patient care and health education to the community and region.
Barnabas Health offers a broad depth and breadth of services and is one of the leading health care systems in the nation, receiving widespread recognition for clinical excellence and patient safety. Barnabas Health s network includes seven acute care hospitals, two children s hospitals, a behavioral health center, including a statewide behavioral health network, ambulatory care facilities, geriatric centers, specialized women s health services, and comprehensive home care and hospice services. Our 5,200 doctors and 21,000 employees deliver top quality care to 1.5 million outpatients, 220,000 inpatients, and 540,000 Emergency Department patients, and deliver 20,000 babies each year.
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