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Behavioral Health Assistant, 24 Hours/ Week, Day Shift

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Job Details
Location:
St. Joseph, MI
Department:
Behavioral Health - Manager Patient Care
Status:
Part time
Shift:
Day (United States of America)
Hours:
24 per week
Job Summary
Perform basic care and assist patients served in meeting their needs in performing activities of daily living. Perform routine duties following clearly prescribed standard practices involving readily understood rules and procedures.
Monitor patients' behavior and location in a mental healthcare facility 20%??? Help patients with their daily living activities, such as bathing , showering or dressing 25%??? Serve meals and help patients eat and complete menu 5%??? Obtain vital signs 5%??? Keep facilities clean by doing tasks such as providing bed linens and encouraging patient to make bed and clean room. Change linens for patient when necessary 30%??? Participate in group activities, such as playing sports, board games, conversation, etc 5%??? Help transport patients within a hospital 5%??? Restrain patients who may become physically violent 5%??? Perform other duties as assigned.??? Committed to the continuous improvement of the patient experience which includes patient safety, quality of care and excellent service. Adhere to the organization's published values.
Requirements
Education:
High School or GED (Required)
Certifications:
CNA Certification - Prometric, BCLS Certification - AHA
Skills:
Additional Job Details
Physical Requirements:
Continuously: Standing, Walking, Lifting/exerting force: 0-10 lbs., Use of hands to grasp/handle/feel, Vision, Vision-color, Hearing, Speaking
Frequently: Lifting/exerting force: 11-25 lbs., Lifting/exerting force: 26-51 lbs., Bending, Squatting,
Occasionally: Sitting, Stoop/kneel/crouch/crawl, Climb/balance, Operating a motor vehicle
Skills: Show understanding, courtesy, tact, empathy, concern; develops & maintains relationships; may deal with people who are difficult, hostile, distressed; relates well to people from varied backgrounds & situations; is sensitive to individual differences. Skilled at de-escalation techniques.
Understand and interpret written material, including technical material, rules, regulations, instructions, reports, charts, graphs, or tables; applies what is learned from written material to specific situations.
Oral Communication: Express information to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information; make clear and convincing oral presentations; listen to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and respond appropriately. .
Outstanding teamwork and commitment to providing exceptional patient care
Positive attitude that influences strong team behavior
Solves problems and demonstrates resourcefulness
Understanding of Recipient Rights per Michigan Mental Health Code. Basic computer, data entry, typing, filing and organization skills required.
Abilities: Ability to work extended hours beyond normal work schedule to include, but not limited to, evenings, weekends, extended shifts and/or extra shifts, various locations, sometimes on short notice.
Environmental Conditions: Potential exposure to fumes, dust, gases, and odors. Frequent changes in temperature may occur. Possibility of exposure to communicable diseases.
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