Mental Health Assistant Full Time Day Shift Vallejo, CA

Adventist Health Vallejo    Vallejo, CA
Job Description
Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God s love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.
The Adventist Health Vallejo Center for Behavioral Health offers a range of behavioral health services in Vallejo, CA and St. Helena, CA. Our campus is a freestanding 61-bed facility offering short-term psychiatric care for children, adolescents and adults. We also offer partial hospitalization programs for adults. Vallejo and St. Helena offer one of the most beautiful regions in the nation. Filled with outdoor adventure opportunities, popular restaurants with top-rated chefs, luxurious spas to pamper you and terrific scenery—there is truly something for everyone. We are also a short distance from the perfect weekend getaways: The rugged northern California coast, the awe-inspiring Sierra Nevada mountains and the city lights of San Francisco.
We re looking for someone to join our team as a Mental Health Assistant who: Works with nursing team, under the direct supervision of a registered nurse (RN), assisting with therapeutic interventions with patients exhibiting significant disturbances in emotional, cognitive and physical behaviors. Provides comprehensive patient centered care and implements psychosocial interventions. Helps with basic activities of daily living (ADLs).
Essential Functions:
  • Assists with bathing, dressing, oral hygiene, ambulating, transferring, elimination needs and therapeutic program participation of psychiatric patients.
  • Assists in maintaining program functions including meal supervision and patient safety checks.
  • Assists in structured therapeutic activities and supportive interactions with patients.
  • Participates in developing plans for meeting the daily care needs of patients as determined by the care plan.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

You ll be successful with the following qualifications:
  • High School Education/GED or equivalent: Preferred
  • Associate s/Technical Degree behavioral health related field, nursing or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Preferred

Work Experience:
  • Experience in a behavioral health setting conducting therapeutic interventions: Preferred

Required Licenses/Certifications:
  • Management of Assaultive Behavior (MOAB) certification: Preferred

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 22:09:51 GMT