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2nd Shift Residential Instructor/CNA (U3: 2:30pm-11pm)

Universal Health Services


Location:
ATL, GA
Date:
06/23/2017
2017-06-232017-07-22
Job Code:
204597
Universal Health Services
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2nd Shift Residential Instructor/CNA (U3: 2:30pm-11pm)

Job Code:  204597
Facility: Laurel Heights Hospital
Location: ATL, GA US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health, Clinical Support
 
Category: Support
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:
Laurel Heights Hospital is an intensive psychiatric residential treatment facility for children and adolescents. We are seeking Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) with a current certification with experience in working in a hospital/psychiatric setting, prefer experience with children and adolescents Autism or other neurodevelopmental disabilities, including those who are moderately to severely affected by Autism. Candidate should have a basic knowledge of child growth and development, mental health and developmental disorders. Qualifications include but are not limited to: ability to engage patients in learning new skills, ability to work with challenging patients in a calm, respectful manner, ability to assist patients in completing self-care tasks and teach self-care within the patient’s functional capabilities, ability to work within a team framework to ensure excellent patient care, ability to model appropriate social skills; ability to set firm yet caring/nurturing limits, ability to prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently. Key expectations include maintaining patient confidentiality, respectfulness and courteousness toward patients, families, visitors and co-workers and maintaining professional boundaries. Candidates also need to be open to training and supervision toward competence in application of basic principles and techniques of applied behavior analysis, implementation of detailed behavior plans, management of patients with autism and psychiatric illnesses, and preventing and managing aggressive behavior. EOE.
 
Requirements
Candidates must be able to work 2nd Shift (2:30pm-11pm) and every other weekend. Candidates should have a basic knowledge of child growth and development, mental health and developmental disorders. Qualifications include but are not limited to: ability to engage patients in learning new skills, ability to work with challenging patients in a calm, respectful manner, ability to assist patients in completing self-care tasks and teach self-care within the patient’s functional capabilities, ability to work within a team framework to ensure excellent patient care, ability to model appropriate social skills; ability to set firm yet caring/nurturing limits, ability to prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently. Key expectations include maintaining patient confidentiality, respectfulness and courteousness toward patients, families, visitors and co-workers and maintaining professional boundaries. Candidates also need to be open to training and supervision toward competence in application of basic principles and techniques of applied behavior analysis, implementation of detailed behavior plans, management of patients with autism and psychiatric illnesses, and preventing and managing aggressive behavior. EOE.


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