• Prefer at least 1 year experience in a Behavioral Health in-patient hospital setting working with individuals with varying diagnoses that are mentally impaired, emotionally disturbed and/or physically challenged
  • Ability to follow the directives of the RN while providing assistance in the delivery of selected aspects of patient care
  • Ability to respond quickly to psychiatric emergencies and security codes on the unit
  • Has technical skills required for patient care (examples: vital signs, specimen collection, assisting with activities of daily living, preparing patients for treatments, diagnostic tests/procedures, assisting with ambulation and transportation)


  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills
  • Self-staffing Behavioral Health unit requires flexibility with coverage to other shifts as needed
  • Weekend coverage required as needed

Education Required

  • Must complete in-house orientation program
  • High school graduation or equivalent required

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