Mental Health Tech - SMNJ Psych Acute Adult in Newark, NJ at Prime Healthcare

Date Posted: 6/22/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    111 Central Avenue
    Newark, NJ
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/22/2020

Job Description


Responsibilities

Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Nursing, RN and the Program Director carries out activities of daily living and individual treatment plans for the psychiatric patients, 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.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING
1. Current BLS (AHA) upon hire and maintain current.2. Possesses knowledge of Medical Terminology.3. Minimum six months previous experience in an acute care hospital or mental health unit preferred4. Current Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current.
 
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