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MHW - HBH Psych Long-term (Gero Psych)

Huntington Beach Hospital Huntington Beach Per Diem
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Responsibilities

Mental Health Worker Inpatient: Under the direction and supervision of the RN, LVN 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. Mental Health Worker Outpatient: Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Nursing, RN and the Program Director carries out activities of daily living program and individual treatment plans for the psychiatric patients.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  • Must have current and valid license as a Certified Nursing Assistant issued by the State if a CNA. If not a CNA, must have a minimum of one year experience working as Mental Health Worker in a hospital setting.

  • Current BCLS (AHA) upon hire and maintain current.

  • Behavioral Violence Prevention within 6 months of hire and maintain current.

  • One (1) year prior mental health experience preferred.

  • Familiarity with medical and psychological terminology preferred.

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    We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
     

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    Psychiatry
    Mental Health
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    Geriatrics
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    We believe exceptional healthcare should be a part of every community. As the only hospital in Huntington Beach, Huntington Beach Hospital is proud to be the community hospital serving the residents of Huntington Beach and the surrounding area for the past 50 years. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission, and with nearly 200 physicians and more than 400 healthcare and other professionals on staff, our highly qualified team is committed to providing outstanding service in a safe, comfortable and caring environment.
    Patients treated at Huntington Beach Hospital benefit from the expertise of a large hospital system in a smaller, more personal setting

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