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.
Canyon Ridge Hospital a 106-bed behavioral health facility located on the western edge of San Bernardino County. Canyon Ridge Hospital is a full-service psychiatric hospital that operates within a 15-mile radius of Riverside, Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Canyon Ridge Hospital has been a public resource for behavioral health and substance abuse treatment in the greater Inland Empire since 1989. Our acute care facility offers a safe and comfortable environment for both adults and adolescents. By offering a full spectrum of services (such as inpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient), Canyon Ridge Hospital is able to provide a full continuum of care for its clients.
Position Summary: (We have 3 PM shifts available and 1 NOC shift)
The CNA is responsible for providing direct patient care to Adolescents, Adults, and Geriatric patients diagnosed with psychiatric and chemical dependency disorders; to ensure the safety and well-being of these patients; to support the maintenance of the therapeutic environment. He/she will also be responsible for maintaining a safe environment, completing documentation, facilitating or assisting with groups when necessary, following program specifications, and risk management. Responsible for providing direct care and performing duties in accordance with hospital policies and procedures in collaboration with nursing service team.
The following are the job requirements for the CNA position:
Must possess valid Certified Nurse Assistant certification; High school level reading and writing skills; good oral and written communications skills; legible handwriting; ability to maintain information as highly confidential; telephone etiquette and customer service skills by phone and face-to-face; familiarity with medical and psychological terminology preferred; geriatric experience preferred; skills in dealing courteously with the public and others within the organization; basic knowledge of human behavior or principles of psychology useful; skills in prioritizing and in managing time; problem-solving skills; use of appropriate social skills, including demonstration and respect for staff and patients; empathy toward patients; basic knowledge of 12-step treatment program; insight regarding denial and resistance to treatment; knowledge of the recovery process, including relapse and relapse prevention. Must work well in a fast paced environment; must be flexible with scheduling.
This position will require some weekends; candidate must be flexible with availability.