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Category: Technicians/Technologists
Facility: Glens Falls Hospital
Department: Behavioral Hlth Inpt Unit
Schedule: Per Diem
Shift: Varied Shifts
Hours: Varied per diem
Job Details: High School/GED

Assists with the nursing care on the Behavioral Health Unit. Assists in structuring and maintaining a safe, orderly and therapeutic environment, assesses crisis calls and makes referrals, and participates in group activities for patient therapy. Always works under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Education/Experience:
- High School Diploma.
-Education in psychology or social science and/or Experience and training in the Mental Health field preferred. -Completion of course in Behavioral Management.
-Maintains competency in job responsibilities.
-Assumes responsibility for own self-development and for keeping current with advances in the mental health field.
-Each individual is responsible for maintaining current knowledge related to the age and development of patient populations in areas in which they work.

Skills/Abilities:
- Is able to work with difficult patient in a therapeutic way.
- Consults with other staff members for help in problem areas.



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