Under supervision of the RN, assists in direct patient care. This includes activities of daily living such as feeding, bathing, ambulating and taking vital signs. Documents accurate information into the EMR flow sheets. Participates in milieu groups and demonstrates knowledge of therapeutic and crisis intervention skills.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Minimum one (1) year of related experience providing direct patient care in an acute care or skilled nursing setting.
Excellent communication skills with patients, staff, and other disciplines in a constructive, professional manner.
Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).
CPI or equivalent certification.
Experience with inpatient psychiatric patients.
Previous experience working with geriatric and dementia patients.
Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
Must be willing to work on NBMU and SBH at Hillcrest.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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