Demonstrates competency with interventions and clinical judgment based on unit population and age specific needs. Delivery of a variety of mental health treatment modalities, including psycho-educational groups, milieu management, and behavior modification strategies.
Provides assistance to the primary nurse in management of patient needs and support services for effective completion of daily routine. HS Diploma or equivalent and 2-3 years' experience in the behavioral health related field required; OR Associates degree with 1-2 years' experience; OR Nursing Student who has been accepted and is currently attending an accredited School of Nursing; OR Bachelor's degree in a psychosocial science or related field; OR 5 years' experience in the behavioral health related field; OR Nursing Student with an Associate's degree who has been accepted and is currently attending an accredited School of Nursing. Analytical, planning, and decision-making skills necessary to effectively make accurate and rapid judgments in critical situations.
Demonstrates basic skills related to care of psychiatric patients. Maintain certification/education as required. Basic computer skills required. Full-time and PRN positions available on all shifts.
Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute