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Mental Health Worker-PsychJob ID ABSMC-2123532 Date Posted 12/15/2021 Location Berkeley, California Schedule/Shift Short Hour/ Evening
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.
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.
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Job Shift: Evening
Shift Hours:8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled:Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: Every Other Weekend
Schedule: Short Hour
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:32
Applications Accepted:All Applications Accepted
Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans
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