C.N.A. or Nursing Assistant - Senior Behavioral Health - Per

at Prime Healthcare in Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Job Description

We provide personalized care for adults over 55 years of age experiencing acute behavioral symptoms associated with dementia and/or a mental health condition including: bi-polar disorder, anxiety, depression and schizophrenia.

Our inpatient services offer stabilization and treatment for these adults displaying serious behavioral changes. Our state of the art 23 bed unit provides a welcoming, safe, supportive environment where patients receive care based on their individualized needs. Our interdisciplinary approach to care includes a highly qualified and experienced team of professionals who offer a variety of treatment modalities.

The Certified Nursing Assistant in the Behavioral Health department is a licensed assistive person who assists with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to non-critical patients and assists in maintenance of a safe environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse in charge of the team and/or unit.

Education and Work Experience

+ Current Certified Nursing Assistant certificate upon hire, required.2 . Current BLS (AHA) upon hire and maintain current.3 . Possesses knowledge of Medical Terminology.4 . Minimum six months previous experience in an acute care hospital or physician’s office preferred.5 . Current Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law:

Name: St. Joseph Medical Center

ID: 2021-65964

Street: 1000 Carondelet Dr

Post End Date: 12/7/2021

Shift: Nights

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Job Posting: JC185366975

Posted On: Jun 10, 2021

Updated On: Dec 10, 2021