High School Diploma/GED
Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
1 - 3 years of experience required
Delivers patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Meets and interviews clients; provides didactic groups focusing on the treatment of mental illness in the Department of Behavioral Medicine. Interacts with individuals, families, and groups. Assists multidisciplinary team in facilitating discharge planning and aftercare. Writes progress notes. Participates in the master treatment plan. Helps clients establish goals and objectives. Helps educate clients in various aspects of mental health in order to facilitate recovery.
Associate degree or 60 hours of education in human services field preferred. (nursing, psychology, social work). Previous experience in mental health required. Certified Addictions Counselor 1 (CAC-1) and/or Social work Tech preferred. One year in a mental health setting. Experience in Mental Health/Substance Abuse services preferred. BCLS and CPI Required. Experience running didactic groups with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
St. Mary Mercy Hospital - 9 months ago