Prime Healthcare

C.N.A. or Nursing Assistant - Senior Behavioral Health - F/T days - bonus

Facility St. Joseph Medical Center
Location
US-MO-Kansas City
ID
2021-69864
Category
Aide
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Days

Overview

We provide personalized care for adults over 55 years of age experiencing acute behavioral symptoms associated with dementia and/or a mental health condition including: bi-polar disorder, anxiety, depression and schizophrenia.

Our inpatient services offer stabilization and treatment for these adults displaying serious behavioral changes. Our state of the art 23 bed unit provides a welcoming, safe, supportive environment where patients receive care based on their individualized needs. Our interdisciplinary approach to care includes a highly qualified and experienced team of professionals who offer a variety of treatment modalities.

Responsibilities

The Certified Nursing Assistant in the Behavioral Health department is a licensed assistive person who assists with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to non-critical patients and assists in maintenance of a safe environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse in charge of the team and/or unit. 

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  1. Current Certified Nursing Assistant certificate upon hire, required.2 . Current BLS (AHA) upon hire and maintain current.3 . Possesses knowledge of Medical Terminology.4 . Minimum six months previous experience in an acute care hospital or physician's office preferred.5 . Current Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current



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