Ensure the well-being of patients and provide a positive, supportive and structured environment.
Responsible for conducting safety checks and ensuring that supervision is conducted at 15 minute intervals, as noted in special precautions, or in accordance with individualized supervision guidelines as needed.
Document timely, accurate and appropriate clinical information in patient's medical record.
Assist in providing a safe, secure and comfortable environment for patients, significant others and staff.
Participate in therapeutic or recreational group activities with patient.
Help with admitting and discharging patient.
Monitor physical and emotional well-being of patient and report unusual behavior or physical ailments to appropriate staff.
Prepare and maintain records of progress and services performed.
Observe and influence the behavior of the patient.
Assist with personal hygiene.
Assist patient in achieving and maintaining care goals.
Deliver care based on the priority of needs and available resources to the specific service population of the facility.
Provide medical or therapeutic care, including direct and indirect diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to patient.
Encourage patient to participate in social, recreational or other therapeutic activities that enhance interpersonal skills or develop social relationships.
Teach strategies to promote client wellness and independence.
Lead or co-lead individual or group sessions as part of specific recreational or therapeutic procedures.
Collaborate with other staff in working with the population of the facility to treat, rehabilitate and return patient to the community.