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DepartmentRCH Behavioral Health
Scheduled Weekly Hours40
Job SummaryProvides patients with education and support in relation to identified treatment issues. Assists in therapeutic interventions and monitoring the milieu for a safe environment. Provides direct patient care under the supervision of the registered nurse in accordance with hospital standards and policies.
●Provides direct age-specific patient care as assigned and contributes to the admission nursing assessment through data gathering and reporting to the registered nurse.
●Assists to maintain a therapeutic milieu through monitoring patients activities and behaviors, reporting to the charge nurse and intervening when necessary using Crisis Prevention interventions to ensure safety of the unit.
●Communicates actual or potential problems to the appropriate person in charge. Completes variances, incidents, work orders, and trackers.
●Promotes teamwork, accepts direction from registered nurses and performs responsibilities willingly with positive impact on patients and coworkers.
●Contributes to the delivery of patient care in accordance with the patient plan of care, utilizing age specific growth and development guidelines as delegated by the nurse.
●Complete chart documentation list daily, complete or address patient paperwork daily, review target dates daily.
●Assists appropriately with basic ADL care.
●Assists patients with appropriate educational materials and holds didactic sessions under the guidance of the registered nurse or mental health counselor.
●All other duties as assigned.
Experience - 1+ years of Acute Experience; 1+ years of Behavior Health Experience
Education - Bachelors degree in Behavioral Sciences
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.10 Monument Health Rapid City Hospital, Inc.
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