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Mental Health Worker

Company: Nuvance Health
Location: Carmel
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations - Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York - plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations. *JOB SUMMARY: * Develops and maintains an environment which supports service excellence behaviors. Provides a safe environment for patients, visitors and/or employees by being aware of the safety and health policies of the hospital and adhering to and enhancing these policies via the identification reporting/correcting of unsafe conditions. Complies with established department/hospital policies, rules and regulations. Performs as an integral member of a multidisciplinary treatment team under the supervision of a Charge Nurse. Carries out assigned tasks and duties required to assist in the organization and management of a safe and therapeutic milieu and performs nursing skills encompassing patient care and relative tasks under the direction of a Registered Professional Nurse or a Licensed Practical Nurse. Demonstrates the competencies needed to care for the psychiatric patient. *MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: **Education: *High school graduate. Actively enrolled in a college program for psychiatric or health-related field preferred. *Licensure/Registration/Certification: *None *Work Experience: * One (1) year prior experience in a psychiatric setting preferred. Preferred past experience as a nurse's aide. *Physical & Other Factors: On* feet most of the day. Requires vigilance in monitoring patients' physical and psychiatric condition. Must be able to maintain a supportive role and/or assist with de-escalation and/or crisis intervention. Frequent lifting, stretching and other physical exertion during positioning of patients and moving equipment. *Work & Environmental Conditions: *Exposed to patients' conditions and some unpleasant sights, smells and infections diseases. *Job Relationships (Responsible to/for, works with): *Responsible to the Charge Nurse/designee. Location: Carmel-PHC 670 Stoneleigh Avenue Work Type: Full-Time Standard Hours: 40.00 FTE: 1.000000 Work Schedule: Day 8 Work Shift: 7a-3:30p, every other weekend Org Unit: 935 Department: Psych Unit Exempt: No EOE, including disability/vets. We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.
* NHTA5- PH/NDH/SH/TH Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Pay: From $16.00 per hour Benefits:
* Dental insurance
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
Medical specialties:
* Psychiatry
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability Ability to commute/relocate:
* Carmel, NY: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred) License/Certification:
* Driver's License (Preferred) Shift availability:
* Day Shift (Required)
* Night Shift (Preferred) Work Location: One location

Keywords: Nuvance Health, Danbury , Mental Health Worker, Healthcare , Carmel, Connecticut

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