Mental Health Associate

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Jul 17, 2018
Closes
Sep 21, 2018
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.

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is currently seeking a Mental Health Associate for a Full time Rotating shift position on the Mental Health Nursing Unit. Candidates that will be given serious consideration will have 1 year of Behavior Health work experience. 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.

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is the region's first Magnet Hospital. It is a 525-bed medical center, and home to the area's only Level I Trauma Center, Burn Trauma Unit and Nationally Ranked Heart Program. In addition to a first rate heart program, the hospital is home to Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance and several dedicated facilities and specialized services.Sentara Benefits: Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE! Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!Keyword: Mental health, Behavioral

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