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Mental Health Associate

AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
Port Republic, NJ 08241
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    112965079
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Pomona, NJ

POSITION SHIFT: Varies

POSITION STATUS: Per Diem/Pool

REQ_NUM: 07-23977

Department: 1 West

Hours Per Week 0.01

Holidays Required? No

Job Category: Behavioral Health

Location: Mainland Hospital

Weekends Required? No


POSITION SUMMARY

The Mental Health Associate I participates as a member of the care team by assisting in the planning, providing, and evaluating of psychiatric patient care under the direction of the Registered Nurse.

The Mental Health Associate I participates with the multidisciplinary treatment team by assisting in the development of the multidisciplinary plan according to departmental standards. This position provides direct patient care as needed, to include patient orientation to the unit, assisting with activities of daily living, taking vital signs, reporting observations to the nurse, and participating in unit activities.

This position delivers care in a prompt and professional manner, always maintaining the highest level of confidentiality and respect. The Mental Health Associate I works as part of the multidisciplinary team to meet the needs of the customer and to support departmental objectives. This position provides quality customer service, participates in performance improvement efforts and assumes responsibility for professional growth and development.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in a mental health related field required.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Heart Saver/CPR/AED/First Aide Certified required within 6 months from date of hire. Certified Prevention Intervention Annual Education preferred. Questions/Process/Report and Treat (QPRT) annual education required within 6 months from date of hire or transfer. Annual Education requirements are tracked by department leadership annually.

EXPERIENCE: 1-2 years mental health or related experience required. Proficiency in Clinical Applications preferred at time of hire; incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

Demonstrates the competencies as listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool for this position.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Potential for exposure to the hazards of the hospital environment, such as exposure to infectious disease, blood-borne pathogens, hazardous waste, and potential injury. This position requires considerable standing, reaching and walking. The ability to lift up to 50 lbs is required.

Essential functions of this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.

PI112965079

<b>AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center</b><br/><br/>All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.<br/><br/><br/>Pomona, NJ<br/><br/><b>POSITION SHIFT: </b>Varies<br/><br/><b>POSITION STATUS: </b>Per Diem/Pool<br/><br/><b>REQ_NUM: </b>07-23977<br/><br/><b>Department: </b>1 West<br/><br/><b>Hours Per Week </b>0.01<br/><br/><b>Holidays Required? </b>No<br/><br/><b>Job Category: </b>Behavioral Health<br/><br/><b>Location: </b>Mainland Hospital<br/><br/><b>Weekends Required? </b>No<br/><br/><br/>POSITION SUMMARY<br><br>The Mental Health Associate I participates as a member of the care team by assisting in the planning, providing, and evaluating of psychiatric patient care under the direction of the Registered Nurse.<br><br>The Mental Health Associate I participates with the multidisciplinary treatment team by assisting in the development of the multidisciplinary plan according to departmental standards. This position provides direct patient care as needed, to include patient orientation to the unit, assisting with activities of daily living, taking vital signs, reporting observations to the nurse, and participating in unit activities. <br><br>This position delivers care in a prompt and professional manner, always maintaining the highest level of confidentiality and respect. The Mental Health Associate I works as part of the multidisciplinary team to meet the needs of the customer and to support departmental objectives. This position provides quality customer service, participates in performance improvement efforts and assumes responsibility for professional growth and development.<br><br>QUALIFICATIONS<br><br>EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in a mental health related field required.<br><br>LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Heart Saver/CPR/AED/First Aide Certified required within 6 months from date of hire. Certified Prevention Intervention Annual Education preferred. Questions/Process/Report and Treat (QPRT) annual education required within 6 months from date of hire or transfer. Annual Education requirements are tracked by department leadership annually.<br><br>EXPERIENCE: 1-2 years mental health or related experience required. Proficiency in Clinical Applications preferred at time of hire; incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.<br><br>PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS <br><br>Demonstrates the competencies as listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool for this position.<br><br>WORK ENVIRONMENT<br><br>Potential for exposure to the hazards of the hospital environment, such as exposure to infectious disease, blood-borne pathogens, hazardous waste, and potential injury. This position requires considerable standing, reaching and walking. The ability to lift up to 50 lbs is required.<br><br>Essential functions of this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.<br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/aQN1GJcjrkODs1QphdeXW"> <p>PI112965079</p>
Posted: 2019-08-20 Expires: 2019-09-21

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