The Program Specialist functions as an active part of the
treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision,
interaction, and role modeling to patients ranging in age from
preschool through geriatrics depending on which unit worked. Program Specialists work
under the direction of a Registered Nurse .
Education: High School Degree or
equivalent; or Certified Nursing Assistant; preferred.
Experience : Two (2) years
of related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care
techniques with understanding of mental illness preferred.
Must maintain a valid driver's license in the
Additional Requirements: CPR certification and
successful completion of NCI training, after being deemed competent,
appropriate use of Seclusion and Restraint, within 90 days of
employment. May be
required to work overtime and flexible
Universal Health Services - 9 months ago