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AdventHealth Mental Health Worker II Behavioral Geriatric Unit Lake Wales Full Time Nights in Lake Wales, Florida


Mental Health Worker II Lake Wales Full Time Nights

Location Address:

410 S 11th St, Lake Wales, FL 33853

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Lake Wales Behavior Geriatric Unit

  • A historic community with a hometown family feel; voted “friendliest small town in FL”

  • Surrounded by golf courses, beautiful lakes, and outdoor adventures

  • The facility is just 20 minutes away from LEGOLAND Florida

  • Faith-based work environment

  • Great benefits

Work Hours/Shift:

Fulltime /Nights 3/12hours shifts 7:00pm – 7:00am

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Monitor unit patients and complete rounds as assigned.

  • Participate in treatment planning by helping to identify patients’ problems, needs and strengths. Report all areas of concern regarding patient’s mental or physical status to the Charge Nurse.

  • Assist in the admission process, including obtaining vital signs, safety search of patients and personal belongings, obtaining urine specimens and orienting new patients to the unit and their program.

  • Ensure precaution protocols are followed and encourage patients to actively participate in all program activities.

  • Accompany patients as assigned by Charge Nurse.

  • Plan and prepare adequately for supportive group activities.

  • Maintain patient, program, and department related documentation ensuring that forms are properly and promptly completed and routed.

  • Participate in hospital emergency codes necessary to the unit’s and the hospital’s safe operation.

  • Provide general nursing assistance, appropriate to patient age and as assigned and supervised by Charge Nurse.

  • Carry out clerical and administrative assignment to support patient care and department operations, including taking and routing of phone messages.

  • Supports Behavioral Health Service internal and external customer service standards.


What You Will Need:

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

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) training is required within 30 days of employment


  • Current FL C.N.A license

  • 2+ years of psychiatric experience or 2+ years of C.N.A experience in a hospital

Job Summary:

To provide direct patient care to geriatric adults with psychiatric disorders to ensure the safety and well-being of patients

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

Category: Behavioral

Organization: AdventHealth Lake Wales

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3 - Night

Travel: AdventHealth Lake Wales

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.