Mental Health Associate

Location
Harrisonburg, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 05, 2019
Closes
Nov 25, 2019
Ref
130279BR
Function
Other
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
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

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.

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