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Job Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

  • Mental health experienced preferred.
  • Must be knowledgeable of the developmental stages and behaviors for age group of assigned clients
  • Knowledge of group dynamics preferred.
  • CCM(Comprehensive Crisis Management) and CPR certification, renewed annually.
  • Valid Act 34/34 clearances.
  • Valid PA Driver's License.
  • Must meet job competencies within 90 days of hire.
  • Maintains competence in identified universal, core and critical competencies.

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We are a Drug Free Workplace & an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Home Health Aide

Southwood Psychiatric Hospital Canonsburg Full-Time
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POSITION SUMMARY:

As a member of the mental health team, the Home Health Aide / CNA aides professional level staff in providing direct psychiatric patient care to residents at the IDD/ASD RTF. The incumbent will provide direct services on his/her assigned shift to clients with special needs.

Unit Specific Performance Objectives

  • Proficient with applicable nursing competencies.
  • Assists clients with fulfilling special needs associated to their activities of daily living.
  • Relates basic principles to Children & Adolescents:
  • Developmental approach
  • Use of children's therapeutic milieu
  • Use of adolescent milieu program
  • Level and point system
  • Age appropriate therapeutic interventions
  • Demonstrates the ability to therapeutically communicate with children, adolescents, and adults in confrontational situations
  • Appropriate use of variance reports
  • Location and use of policy books
  • Identifies resources for patient/resident education
  • Attends In-service and continuing education programs per hospital and unit guidelines
  • Participates in required team meetings and with outside agencies as scheduled
  • Demonstrates effective decision-making skills and sound clinical judgment
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the unit's Performance Improvement Program (PI)
  • Identifies areas of personal and unit practice needing improvement
  • Recognizes age appropriate behaviors in the various stages of childhood, ages 12-17 years old
  • Able to differentiate abnormal behavior from age appropriate behavior
  • Maintains competence in identified universal core and critical competencies
  • Performs other duties as requested.
  • Participates in own performance process.

 

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

  • Mental health experienced preferred.
  • Must be knowledgeable of the developmental stages and behaviors for age group of assigned clients
  • Knowledge of group dynamics preferred.
  • CCM(Comprehensive Crisis Management) and CPR certification, renewed annually.
  • Valid Act 34/34 clearances.
  • Valid PA Driver's License.
  • Must meet job competencies within 90 days of hire.
  • Maintains competence in identified universal, core and critical competencies.

Important:

We are a Drug Free Workplace & an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Mental Health
Psychiatry
Adolescence
Crisis Management
Group Dynamics
Health Care

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