Psychiatric Assistant I-Behavioral Health Assessment, FT-Days, MRH

Memorial Healthcare System Hollywood, FL
Under the supervision of nursing staff provides direct patient care and assists with maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment.

1. Assists patients with performing activities of daily living.

2. Provides or assists with providing direct patient care, diagnostic procedures and therapeutic interventions.

3. 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.

4. Provides crisis intervention on the unit to maintain safety.

5. Inventory and monitors patient belongings. Manages supplies on the unit.

\n\nEducation: High School diploma or equivalent.

Licensure, Certification and Registration: Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider.

Complexity of Work: Requires 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.

Required Work Experience: No experience required.