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
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
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
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.
Organization: AdventHealth Lake Wales
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.