Under the direction and supervision of the RN or Charge RN assist the licensed nursing staff in providing and documenting patient care including assistance with activities of daily living. Supports the unit functions and maintains a safe and clean environment for patients, visitors and co-workers; functions as an integral part of the interdisciplinary care team and communicates pertinent patient information to the supervising RN.
Performs some clerical duties as assigned and provides/assists basic nursing care for the, children, adolescents, adult and geriatric patients. Utilizes education to provide designated group modality to patients and individual observations to assigned patients, including pertinent team meeting information. Performs responsibilities within the guidelines of the Nursing Structure Standards, Hospital/Nursing Policy and state regulatory and accrediting requirements.
Education and Work Experience
Must have a minimum of one year experience working as BH Counselor in a hospital setting.
Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Human services or a related field.
Current BCLS (AHA) upon hire and maintain current.
Behavioral Violence Prevention within 30 days of hire and maintain current annually.
One (1) year prior behavioral health experience preferred.
Familiarity with medical and psychological terminology preferred.
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