Lewis-Gale Medical Center - Salem, VA

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Demonstrates the knowledge and skill to provide for the care and comfort needs of the psychiatric patient under the direction of the professional nurse.

Works as a member of a team and performs job tasks according to policy and procedure to ensure personal, patient, and departmental safety.

Facilities patient milieu interactions.

Treats all patients, family members and/or significant others with dignity and respect in all interactions.

Functions in an organized and time conscious manner.

Documents appropriate information in the patient’s medical record.

Leads or co-leads groups for adolescents, adults, and substance abuse patients.

Adheres to all applicable policies and procedures. Supports the Mission of the Hospital.

Takes responsibility for own professional growth.


EXPERIENCE Required - School or work experience in a behavioral health setting. BLS Certification. TOVA/CPI.

Preferred-Previous experience in inpatient psychiatric care

EDUCATION Required - Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, or other human services field, or two years of college plus one-year experience in behavioral health. Special Qualifications-Effective communication skills. Knowledge of group dynamics. Understand of therapeutic milieu.

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