MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATE

Location
Suffolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 06, 2019
Closes
Mar 01, 2019
Ref
117545BR
Function
Other
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Full Time
Overview:

Sentara Obici Hospital is hiring a Flexi, Rotating Shift, Mental Health Associate, for Mental Health Nursing.

Sentara Obici Hospital is a state-of-the-art facility located in Suffolk, Virginia. This 172-bed, full-service hospital continues a legacy of providing residents of Western Tidewater with high-quality, patient-centered care. In June 2010, Sentara Obici opened a new three-story, 63,480 square-foot wing, which includes all private beds serving orthopedic, medical and surgical patients and increased the hospital’s bed capacity.


Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!

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.

Responsibilities:

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.

Qualifications:

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

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