Mental Health Worker Inpatient: Under the direction and supervision of the RN or Charge RN assist the licensed nursing staff in providing and documenting patient care including assistance with activities of daily living. Supports the unit functions and maintains a safe and clean environment for patients, visitors and co-workers; functions as an integral part of the interdisciplinary care team and communicates pertinent patient information to the supervising RN. Performs some clerical duties as assigned and provides basic nursing care for the adult and geriatric patients. Performs responsibilities within the guidelines of the Nursing Structure Standards, Hospital/Nursing Policy and state regulatory and accrediting requirements.
Education and Work Experience
Must have current and valid license as a Certified Nursing Assistant issued by the State if a CNA.
Current BLS (AHA) upon hire and maintain current.
Behavioral Violence Prevention within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually.
One (1) year prior mental health experience preferred.
Familiarity with medical and psychological terminology preferred.
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Lower Bucks Hospital is a community hospital, serving the Lower Bucks County region with medical, surgical, and emergency care. Located in historic Bristol, Pennsylvania, the Hospital was built by the local community as part of a grassroots movement in 1954. In fact, the first cardiac catherization in Bucks County was performed at Lower Bucks Hospital. Today, the Hospital is well-known for its knowledgeable medical staff, including cardiology, orthopedics, behavioral health, radiology, emergency medicine, and general surgery. There is a residency program with an affiliation with The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. The residency program well known for internal and family medicine. Additionally, the nursing and support staff are as compassionate as they’re skilled. In total, there are over 300 physicians on staff, as well as another 700 employees. As part of Prime Healthcare Services, headquartered in Ontario, California, Lower Bucks Hospital is focused on becoming one of the leaders in technology. Prime Healthcare is an award-winning hospital management company operating 45 acute care hospitals in 14 states, including Roxborough Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia and Suburban Community Hospital in Montgomery County.