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363403 Mental Health Associate

Penn Medicine
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Penn Medicine Princeton Health is searching for a Mental Health Associate for our Behavioral Health Wing 5 short term care facility (STCF).The Mental Health Associate assists Registered Nurses in providing direct psychiatric and medical care to patients. The Mental Health Associate participates as a member of the treatment team in creating and maintaining a safe and therapeutic milieu.Some job functions and duties will include, but are not limited to:¢ Assists nurses in the delivery of nursing care, such as bathing, assisting with feeding, ambulating patients, collecting urine samples, and taking vital signs.¢ Performs transports as requested (of patients, medications, supplies, and specimens).¢ Performs behavioral observations, completes unit rounds, checks, and monitors patients as assigned.¢ Responsible for orienting patients to the unit, completing patient searches, securing patients valuables, and belongings at admission and discharge.¢ Assists in emergencies and codes according to established protocols.

• A minimum of a bachelor’s degree, in a Social Science preferred\n• Valid driver’s license\n• First Aid Certification within 3 months of start date\n\nSpecialized Skills & Experiences:\n• Weekends, Holidays, and shift work as assigned\n• Has a basic knowledge base of psychiatry, chemical dependency, and mental health\n• Possesses exemplary assessment, communication, and documentation skills\n• Must be able to function well in a team environment

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Posted: 2021-04-15 Expires: 2021-05-15

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Penn Medicine
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