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Mental Health Associate/CNA 7pm-7am NP - (173825)

Universal Health Services


Location:
JACKSONVILLE, NC
Date:
11/21/2017
2017-11-212017-12-20
Job Code:
639
Universal Health Services
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Mental Health Associate/CNA 7pm-7am NP - (173825)

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 Wekiva Springs Center is a 120-bed acute behavioral health hospital providing quality care in a gender-specific program for men and women. We provide treatment for mental health, addictions and dual diagnosis concerns in a warm and caring atmosphere near I-95 and J Turner Butler in Southside area. The duties for a Mental Health Associate include the following: Maintains a professional demeanor at all times and responds to patients, families, co-workers, and community partners in a courteous, respectful manner Makes time for 1:1 supervision and special assignments Knows location and condition of patients at all times Assists patients with personal hygiene as needed Uses proper body mechanics when moving, transporting and/or lifting patients Manages group of patients in outside activities, i.e., outings, walks, etc. Assists in the management of behavior and control of destructive behavior Recognizes signs of impaired social interaction and motivates patients toward desired cooperation Instructs patient in the care of his/her physical surroundings, including the upkeep of rooms and common areas Has basic knowledge of chemical dependency and 12 step program Reinforces discharge plans Assists packing and collection of all personal items at discharge Charts objectively in BIRP format maintaining the integrity and continuity of nursing care and treatment team plans Reports all changes in behavior, mood, affect, and thought content to the nurse and documents in the chart Assesses patient’s sleeping patterns and assists in establishing conditions conducive to restful sleep Collects physical perimeter information to include vital signs, height and weight Recognizes alterations in nutritional patterns and reports to RN especially with geriatric and CD patients Recognizes differences between dementia, psychosis and behavioral disorders Provides information on patient behavior for daily shift record and level evaluation Anticipates/interprets patient’s aggressive behavior to prevent crisis behavior Checks patient and belongings for contraband and manages the patient’s valuables and belongings according to hospital policy Conducts quality 15-minute checks and appropriately conduct patient observations
Job Requirements
Qualified candidates must have the following: * Must have an Associates Degree in Behavioral Health * Must have at least 1-year experience working Men
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