CNA is required for this position.
The Mental Health Worker will provide routine patient care in accordance with established methods, recognized standards, and our established policies and procedures at NSMC Union Hospital. He/she is directed in the performance of these duties by the Nurse Manager/Charge Nurse who will monitor and evaluate performance to assure quality patient care.
Must be able to receive and understand oral instruction, in the English language.
Must be able to function under direction, with a demonstrated ability to work effectively with patients, other members of the Health Care Team, facility personnel, and families/supportive others.
High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS and/or REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED.
Certification as a nursing assistant in the state of Massachusetts is required.
Experience with adult and/or Geriatric inpatient psychiatric patients preferred. Bachelor's degree preferred, but not required. Ability to work with challenging patients with mental health issues and/or memory impairment required.
job id: 2236122
24 hrs per week, night shift
Also with every other weekend commitment