Participates in the patient/family care and experience through teamwork, effective communication, and skills under the direction of an RN. Provides support to ensure both the psychiatric and physical care of the patients are met.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Education including Licensure, Certification, Registration
BLS-HCP Management of Aggressive Behavior. High School graduate or equivalent required. Completion of a certification course for Nursing Assistant preferred.
Knowledge of basic nursing aide functions, such as assisting with activities of daily living, obtaining vital signs, and documentation of observations.
Prior experience in a psychiatric or mental health facility in the delivery of direct patient care as is typically acquired in 1 year.
Under the direction of the RN priorities and manages multiple demands in an ever changing environment. Has the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to obtain patients vital sign, assist with activities of daily living and documentation of observations made.