This employee is a member of a healthcare team who assists in the delivery of psychiatric care under the direct supervision of the Nurse Manager or Charge Nurse on the inpatient psychiatric unit. Demonstrates competency with interventions and clinical judgment based on unit population and age specific needs.
Under minimal supervision this employee is responsible for assisting with the delivery of a variety of mental health treatment modalities, including group presentations, milieu therapy, recreational or activities therapy and behavior modification strategies. Provides assistance to the primary nurse in management of patient needs and support services for effective completion of daily routine and maintaining a functional environment for patients, visitors and staff. High school diploma or equivalent with 1 year patient care experience required, certification preferred or currently attending an accredited School of Nursing and has started nursing clinical rotation is required.
CPR certification or successful completion of CPR training upon hire. Full-time day and night shifts available. Basic computer skills required. Full-time evening and night shift positions available.
Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute