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Mental Health Assist PRN - BHU in Clyde, NC at Haywood Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 4/15/2019

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Job Description

Haywood Regional Medical Center

The Behavioral Health Unit (BHU) serves adults with severe and persistent mental illness who are experiencing an acute exacerbation of their psychiatric symptoms requiring voluntary or involuntary admission to a psychiatric inpatient unit. Patients may also have co-occurring substance abuse/dependence. This position will assist with all aspects of support services for patients under the direction of Unit Nurse Manager and Clinical Program Manager. The most important responsibility of the CMHA is to ensure the safety of patients and staff.  CMHAs are expected to provide services in a manner consistent with Recovery philosophy.

Job Requirements

Education :  Graduation from high school or equivalent is required.   Bachelors Degree in Healthcare, Psychology, Counseling or related field is preferred.  Must complete CPI within 90 days of hire.

Experience :  Minimum six (6) months experience working with population served or completion of Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) and Peer Support Specialist training or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).  Knowledge of Recovery and Wellness Philosophy.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran