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ECT Mental Health Associate PRN - (232463)

Universal Health Services


Location:
JACKSONVILLE, NC
Date:
11/21/2017
2017-11-212017-12-20
Job Code:
2090
Universal Health Services
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ECT Mental Health Associate PRN - (232463)

Facility Name
Location
JACKSONVILLE, NC 28546 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Registered Nurse (RN)
Job Description
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion River Point Behavioral Health is a 93-bed treatment facility that specializes in quality behavioral health and substance abuse services for youth, adults and seniors. We offer a full continuum of care through an integrated system of inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs. Progressive professionals in the fields of psychiatry, medicine, nursing, social services, education and activity therapy provide our comprehensive services. We have an immediate opening for a Mental Health Associate. Job Duties Include the Following: Performs patient care duties under the direct supervision of the nurse and in accordance to established nursing policies and procedure. Assists in obtaining and organizing patient charts. Transports patients to and from ECT Department. Assists in admitting, transferring and discharging patients. Assists physicians and/or nurses with evaluation, treatment and discharge of all ECT patients per request. Reports any unusual patient condition or situations immediately and accurately to the charge nurse/team leader. Assists with monitoring patients clinically for post anesthesia complications and reports any questionable or unusual conditions immediately to the Recovery Room RN/Nurse Manager or physician. Serves as a liaison between ECT Physician/ECT Nurse with patient/family/significant other. Interacts with patients using therapeutic communication.Encourages and motivates patients to engage in treatment activities. Assists in delivery of food services to patients when needed. Assists patients with their physical and personal care as needed. Assists in handling patient emergencies, both medical as well as physically or emotionally threatening situations. Helps to maintain a clean and uncluttered work environment. Participates in safety and infection control programs, quality management programs and in-service programs of the hospital and serves on committee as requested. Abides by departmental/ corporate policies and procedures. Maintains annual clinical privileging in universal precautions, OPTIONS and CPR. Is current on all ECT procedures as well as emergency procedures by annual in-servicing. Attends staff/director meetings on a regular basis. Maintains patient's rights and confidentiality at all times. Assists in admitting, transferring and discharging patients. Disposes of linen properly following each patient as well as the end of the treatment day. Sanitizes stretchers according to hospital policy and procedure. To demonstrate competency in ECT Department within the last year the MHA must have the competency evaluation and scored 80% or higher.
Job Requirements
Qualified candidates should have the following qualifications: EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
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