Mental Health Worker 32Hr Night

Trinity Health Corporation Stafford Springs , CT 06076

Posted 5 days ago

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Night Shift

Description:

Trinity Health Of New England is looking for a Mental Health Worker to join our team of mission-driven healthcare professionals located on our Behavioral Health Unit located at Johnson Memorial Hospital. Our vision is to provide state-of-the-art healthcare to those within our local communities, creating a positive impact for each individual that walks through our doors.

The MHW responsible for working with the Registered Nurse in the Behavioral Health Unit to provide a safe and healthy treatment environment by providing direct patient care, observing patient behavior, collecting data, and providing group and individual interventions to assist the psychiatric patient towards recovery and rehabilitation.

Top Reasons to Work at Trinity Health of New England:

  • Become a valued member of an excellent, dedicated health care team

  • Engaged leadership

  • Competitive Benefits Package effective on first day

  • Generous shift differentials

Work Hours/Shift:

  • 32 hrs, Night Shift, rotating weekends & holidays

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Exceptional Patient Care: Contributes to overall quality of care through creating a safe milieu and demonstrating therapeutic interactions. Provides individualized patient care in a safe and effective manner. Perform, report, and document vital signs, ADLs, patient observations and other patient care activities. Responds rapidly to emergency call lights and assists with phone calls utilizing approved telephone etiquette with no more than two valid complaints by patients or staff members. Performs safety checks according to departmental guidelines and always knows location and condition of patients under supervision.

  • Excellent Communicator: Communicate effectively utilizing therapeutic communication with patient population. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with nursing staff, colleagues and physicians.

  • Technical Familiarity: Computer-based applications (email, and standard applications such as Microsoft Office).

  • Active Teamwork: Demonstrates problem solving, conflict resolution, and positive communication through teamwork.

Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in the Human Services

  • Certification: AHA CPR/BLS for Healthcare Providers

  • Experience: Possesses a broad practical understanding of life experiences and the ability to relate to emotionally ill individuals.

  • Prior experience preferred.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks. Maintain confidentiality. Good problem-solving skills.

About Trinity Health Of New England:

Trinity Health Of New England is an integrated health care delivery system that is comprised of world-class providers and facilities dedicated to full spectrum preventative, acute, and post-acute care. We aim to deliver top level care to increase our community's overall health at lower costs. While we serve nearly 3 million people, we are proud to be a part of a national system that focuses on putting our patients first and having the best colleagues to do so.

Trinity Health Of New England benefits include health insurance, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, sick time, and professional advancement just to name a few.

Step up to your potential. Write your story and apply today!

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.


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