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AdventHealth Careers for Veterans Mental Health Worker
Denver, CO


All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time Shift : Night

Location: AdventHealth Porter

The community you’ll be caring for:

The role you’ll contribute:

Performs direct observation of the patient with a mental health or behavioral safety need. Utilizes specialized training, de-escalation techniques and other interventions as applicable to create a therapeutic and calming environment for patients. Communicates patient mental and/or physical status changes to the primary Registered Nurse and/or Nurse Leader. Completes data collection related to patient care, administers basic treatments and procedures under the direction of a Registered Nurse, and communicates patient responses to the care provided to the Registered Nurse. Assumes personal accountability for organizational mission and core values.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Performs high risk procedures for the department safely, effectively, and according to practice guidelines, as observed through annual skills review.

  • Ensures patient safety through continuous observations of patient environment including monitoring patient activities, patient belongings, and room items.

  • Understands restraint monitoring and flow sheet documentation as applicable.

  • Demonstrates the ability to utilize de-escalation techniques appropriately and in a timely manner to insure patient and associate safety.

  • Calls for assistance when situation requires.

  • Aids with patient care under the direction of the Registered Nurse.

  • Reports patient status changes and needs to Registered Nurse accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Provides age-specific patient interaction. Communicates in a therapeutic manner to patients, families, and staff.

  • Demonstrates professional conduct and accountability, including understanding the legal consequences of patient’s rights and responsibilities.

  • Uses standards of care, hospital policies/procedures and regulatory guidelines to guide work.

  • Consistently demonstrates flexibility as evidenced by floating to other areas and is agreeable to work flexible schedules including weekends, holidays, evening, and night hours as necessary to meet the needs of the patients and department.

  • Adapts to rapidly changing technology as evidenced by competency in technology and equipment used in the patient care setting.

  • Demonstrates effective time management and is proactive in prioritizing workload and meeting productivity requirements.


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:


  • High School Diploma or GED

  • One year experience in an acute care setting, mental health, human services or related

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of therapeutic interventions

  • Basic computer skills

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from American Heart Association


  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology or related human services field.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Behavioral

Organization: AdventHealth Porter

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3 - Night

Req ID: 23027964

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $17 - $25.66

  • Location: Denver, CO

  • Job ID: 23027964

  • Job Family: Behavioral

  • Shift: 3 - Night

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