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Job Summary: Under the supervision of a registered nurse, performs selected patient care activities and participates in the multidisciplinary treatment plan.
Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma and Six (6) months experience working with mental health patients or High School diploma and Two (2) years, post high school, of continued education towards an Associate degree in Psychology or related field. BLS certification. Completion of Handle with Care Basic Certification in physical and nonverbal patient management within two months from date of hire.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Bachelor’s degree in a mental health or related field preferred. Able to work under stressful situations and possesses good oral and written communication skills.
Working Conditions: Potentially exposed to infectious diseases.
Physical Requirements: Constantly stand, walk, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, talk/hear, lift/carry 1 to 25 lbs. Frequently sit, reach, bend/twist, lift/carry 25 to 49 lbs. Occasionally lift/carry 50+ lbs.