Job Summary : Assists patient comfort and safety by assisting the professional nurse in performing patient care procedures.
Provides supervision for the therapeutic community and guides patient leisure time.
Minimum Requirements : Must be a high school graduate or equivalent (GED) is required. Satisfactory completion of an approved nurse?
s aide course required; Or student enrolled in an approved RN or LPN program with completion of nursing fundamentals; Or One (1) year direct patient care experience in an acute care, sub-acute or home care setting
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications : Bachelor?s degree or previous psychiatric inpatient or related experience preferred
Licensure and Certifications : American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers (CPR) required