Mental Health Worker, Psychiatry
Company: Sutter Care at Home
Posted on: May 3, 2021
The Mental Health Worker performs duties under the direction
of the Unit Charge Nurse, Relief Charge Nurse, or Team Leader. This
position is responsible for gathering and reporting observational
data, providing direct patient care to assigned patients,
implementing therapeutic interventions and emotional support for
patient during hospitalization on the acute care inpatient services
at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center. The position requires
proficiency in verbal de-escalation of anxious and agitated
patients. Mental Health Workers assist the R.N. in assuring the
maintenance of a safe therapeutic environment, in the
implementation of the program, in processing admissions and
discharges, and in assisting patients in activities of daily
living. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree preferred from an
accredited college or university in social work or psychology.
Minimum of 12 months experience in a behavioral health care setting
required. Must possess effective interpersonal skills. Must have a
functional knowledge of psychiatric terminology. Basic Life Support
Certification - BLS required.
Keywords: Sutter Care at Home, Berkeley , Mental Health Worker, Psychiatry, Other , berkeley, California
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