MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATE

Location
Harrisonburg, VA
Posted
Mar 30, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Performs direct and indirect patient care activities for mental health patients, including technical duties in support of the delivery of nursing care and under supervision of a RN. Leads and co-facilitates educational and activity groups. Assists with milieu management to ensure a safe, therapeutic environment for patients and staff.

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree - EDUCATION - Experience in lieu of education: Yes OR
Bachelor's Level Degree - PSYCHOLOGY - Experience in lieu of education: Yes OR
Bachelor's Level Degree - SOCIOLOGY - Experience in lieu of education: Yes

Experience
Required: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Preferred: Behavioral Health - 1 year

License
Required: Basic Life Support

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required: Technology/Computer

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Bachelor's degree required or 4 years experience in behavioral health setting required in lieu of degree. Crisis Prevention Intervention training within 15 days of hire. Knowledge of basic Medical Terminology and abnormal human behavior.