Mental Health Assistants Up to $5K Sign on Bonus (Physician )
We have an immediate opportunity for Mental Health Assistant, Up to $5,000 sign-on bonus. The Mental Health Assistant (MHA) assists the Behavioral Health Nursing Department in the care of patients. The MHA ensures the Hospital's philosophy, standards, policies and procedures are met and maintained in a professional manner. The MHA is active in department activities, transdisciplinary team activities, and hospital activities to ensure individualized, patient-centered health care for all for all Behavioral Health patients admitted to the Hospital.
- Demonstrates proper performance of skills reflected and validated by the MHA competency checklist.
- Assists the RN, LPN/LVN and other members of the clinical team in the care of the Behavioral Health patient.
- Properly plans/organizes work for assigned shift to properly utilize time, resources, manpower, supplies to ensure patient receives appropriate quality care.
- Accurately completes and documents assignments.
- Ensures patient safety at all times through completion of patient rounds, notifying the charge nurse of any risk factors seen, and initiating and maintaining appropriate safety measures as outlined in our policies and procedures.
- Demonstrates knowledge of use of all patient care equipment.
- Exchanges routine information in an appropriate manner requiring good oral and written communication skills.
- Adheres to our policies, procedures, all safety plans, and all standards imposed by regulatory organizations.
Requirements: Six to twelve months of experience in an acute clinical setting or behavioral health is preferred. High school diploma or equivalent is required.
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