Hurley Medical Center
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Union:           Local 1603 

Status:          Part time

Schedule:    11:00 p.m.-7:30 a.m. 


Assists in the assessment and care of behavior medicine patients via the therapeutic milieu including recreational activities, group therapy, and patient education. Complies with all appropriate safety and infection control standards. Participates in quality assessment and continuous quality improvement activities. Performs all job duties and responsibilities in a courteous and customer-focused manner according to the Hurley Family Standards of Behavior.
Works under the supervision of a Nurse Manager or registered professional nurse or designee who reviews work for conformance to established standards.

• Education equivalent to graduation from high school.
• Successful completion of a formal nursing assistant training program including six months of satisfactory clinical experience.
• Three (3) years of experience as a nursing assistant or mental health technician.
• One (1) year of experience working with mentally ill, emotionally impaired, or developmentally disabled individuals preferred.
• Demonstrated clinical competency.
• Sufficient strength to perform heavy lifting, bending, and twisting.
• Knowledge of crisis prevention.
• Knowledge of aseptic techniques.
• Knowledge of therapeutic techniques such as reality orientation, reflecting, clarifying, and redirecting\limit setting.
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
• Ability to keep required records and make reports.
• Ability to clearly and accurately document activities.
• Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations such as percentages and unit conversions.
• Ability to meet physical and mental demands of the job; e.g., to physically manage violent aggressive patients, to use restraints to ensure patient’s safety, and to stand for long periods of time.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, patient families, physicians, supervisors, other Medical Center staff, and the general public.


Twanika L. Dillard

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