Mental Health Resource Spec - FT Days in Clyde, NC at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 6/12/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Clyde, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/12/2020

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.
Ensures the safety of patients and staff by initiating all behavioral interventions as trained (in Handle With Care and crisis de-escalation) and seeking the necessary authorization from the appropriate persons when restrictive interventions are employed. Provides visual monitoring and personal searches of all clients per acuity protocol.
Facilitates psychoeducational groups.
Gains expertise in identification of discharge resources and assists in coordination thereof.

Job Requirements

Minimum EducationHigh School diploma or equivalent required.Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare, Psychology, Counseling or related field preferred.Must complete Handle With Care within 6 months of hire.
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
Minimum Work ExperienceSix months of experience working with population served orPeer Support Specialist Training orCertified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

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