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Behavioral Care Assistant*
Division: Behavioral Medicine Center
Department: Psych Adult
Schedule: Part-Time
Shift: NOC
Job Details:
  • - HS Diploma or equivalent

  • Job Summary: This position will support LLUBMC's strategic plan and the organization's mission to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ, while embracing the core values of Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Teamwork, and Wholeness. The Behavioral Care Assistant performs designated direct/indirect age-specific and developmentally appropriate patient care under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN). Follows policies, protocols, techniques, and guidelines. Utilizes interpersonal skills to maximize customer service in a manner that supports excellence in patient care. Contributes to a work environment of caring and cooperation among a culturally diverse workforce and patient population. Assists with care and maintenance of equipment and supplies as needed. Performs other duties as needed. Job Specifications: Basic clinical skills in delivery of nursing care in acute care facility. Good hand/eye coordination to assist with ADLs. Ability to speak clearly in person and over the phone; ability to write clearly and concisely; ability to listen well and interact appropriately with patients, other employees and outside agencies; ability to input data into computer; good hand-eye coordination. Ability to establish effective relationships with patients, patients' families, co-workers, supervisors, medical staff and outside agencies; maintains calm demeanor in crisis situations; communicates clearly and effectively. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to assess patients' conditions, interpret care plan, comprehend appropriate interventions, evaluate patient response to care, teach patients and families; requires higher level mental faculties accompanied by short and long-term memory. Ability to concentrate on several assignments simultaneously; ability to organize and prioritize; ability to work with limited supervision; ability to execute duties in an efficient manner with attention to detail; ability to receive and accurately carry out instructions. A minimum requirement of high school level skills; satisfactory completion of a nursing assistant training course preferred; A.A., B.A. or B.S. in psychology related field preferred. Understanding of acute psychiatric disorders. Knowledge of specific age groups. One or more years in hospital setting and/or acute psychiatric setting preferred. Experience with specific age group preferred. Ability to accurately obtain vital signs required. Certified Nursing Assistant preferred. Basic Life Support certification required within 30 days of employment; MAB (Managing Assaultive Behavior) course required within 90 days of employment. **If in a recovery program, at least two years of sobriety is required for staff and at least 5 years for Management. **

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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