Under direct supervision of an RN, is responsible for providing direct patient care for adult and geriatric psychiatric patients in a locked inpatient unit setting. Provides psychoeducational group support, contributes to and supports the therapeutic milieu, and ensures the safety and well-being of the patient population. Participates in the gathering of information, monitors patient progress, and contributes, implements and documents the individualized patient plan of care. Participates as a team member of the clinical interdisciplinary team to ensure appropriate care, support and resources to all internal/external customers and displays on-going commitment to quality. Speak and read English at a level that is sufficient to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. Knowledge of standard office equipment (i.e., calculator, fax, photocopier) and personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows, Excel, Access, Word, Powerpoint, internet, e-mail). Windows computer skills including proficient use of keyboarding, use of mouse or keys for functions such as selecting items, use of drop down menus, scroll bars, opening folders, copying and similar operations required upon employment or within the 1st two weeks of employment to perform the essential functions of the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Follows Palomar Health rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards. Carries out the mission, vision, and quality commitment of Palomar Health.
|Minimum Education: ||High School Diploma and/or combination of education and experience|
|Preferred Education: ||Associates degree in a related field|
|Minimum Experience: ||1 - 2 years related|
|Preferred Experience: ||2 - 3 years related|
|Required Certification: ||American Heart Association recognized BLS - Healthcare Provider|
|Preferred Certification: ||Crisis Prevention (CPI)|
|Required License: ||Not Applicable|
|Preferred License: ||Not Applicable|
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