Mental Health Assistant - Psych Care Unit in Clyde, NC at Haywood Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 5/15/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Haywood Regional Medical Center

Assists patients with performing activities of daily living.

Provides or assists with providing direct patient care, diagnostic procedures and therapeutic interventions.

Observes and records patient behavior and activities. Reports any changes in physical, mental or emotional condition to nursing staff and suggests modifications to the treatment plan.

Provides crisis intervention with incoming calls and on the unit to maintain safety.

Facilitates psychoeducational groups.

Job Requirements

Minimum EducationHigh School diploma or equivalent required.Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare, Psychology, Counseling or related field preferred.

Minimum Work ExperienceSix months of experience working with population served ORPeer Support Specialist Training ORCertified Nursing Assistant (CNA)*

Required SkillsRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Certifications:AHA Basic Life Support (BLS)American Heart Association First Aid *not required for CNAHandle With Care required within 90 days of hire.

Required LicensesNursing Assistant
* For CNA/MHA - must have and maintain North Carolina Certified Nursing Assistant


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