Prime Healthcare

Mental Health Worker - Psych Acute

Facility Garden City Hospital
Location
US-MI-Garden City
ID
2022-111064
Category
Aide
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift
Nights
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community! Garden City Hospital, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.

 

Garden City Hospital is a 176-bed community hospital delivering high-quality comprehensive care at the Main Hospital location, in addition to a second ER at the Westland Community Health Center. In addition to being recognized among the "100 Top Hospitals" in the nation by Fortune/Merative, the hospital has been ranked nationally for clinical excellence with a 5-Star Overall Quality Award ™ from Healthgrades and recognized with Five Star Awards for pacemaker procedures, hip fracture treatment, gallbladder removal surgery and treatment of sepsis. Garden City Hospital has earned HFAP certification as a primary stroke center and Gold Plus standing from the American Heart Association, and is a Blue Shield of Michigan Blue Distinction Center for Hip & Knee Replacement and Maternity Care. Garden City Hospital is also recognized as a teaching hospital, offering medical education to students, residents and fellows from across the country. For more information, visit www.gch.org.

Responsibilities

Mental Health Worker Inpatient: Under the direction and supervision of the RN, LVN or Charge RN assist the licensed nursing staff in providing and documenting patient care including assistance with activities of daily living. Supports the unit functions and maintains a safe and clean environment for patients, visitors and co-workers; functions as an integral part of the interdisciplinary care team and communicates pertinent patient information to the supervising RN. Performs some clerical duties as assigned and provides basic nursing care for the adult and geriatric patients. Performs responsibilities within the guidelines of the Nursing Structure Standards, Hospital/Nursing Policy and state regulatory and accrediting requirements. Mental Health Worker Outpatient: Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Nursing, RN and the Program Director carries out activities of daily living program and individual treatment plans for the psychiatric patients.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING
 
1. Must have current and valid license as a Certified Nursing Assistant issued by the State if a CNA. If not a CNA, must have a minimum of one year experience working as Mental Health Worker in a hospital setting.
2. Current BCLS (AHA) upon hire and maintain current.
3. Behavioral Violence Prevention within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually.
4. One (1) year prior mental health experience preferred.
5. Familiarity with medical and psychological terminology preferred.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics.  If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

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