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Mental Health Associate (PRN)

Company: Sentara
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

City/StateHarrisonburg, VAOverviewWork ShiftThird (Nights) (United States of America)Performs direct and indirect patient care activities for mental health patients, including technical duties in support of the delivery of nursing care and under supervision of a RN. Leads and co-facilitates educational and activity groups. Assists with milieu management to ensure a safe, therapeutic environment for patients and staff.Bachelor's degree required or 4 years experience in behavioral health setting required in lieu of degree. Crisis Prevention Intervention training within 15 days of hire. Knowledge of basic Medical Terminology and abnormal human behavior.Job SummaryPerforms direct and indirect patient care activities for mental health patients, including technical duties in support of the delivery of nursing care and under supervision of a RN. Leads and co-facilitates educational and activity groups. Assists with milieu management to ensure a safe, therapeutic environment for patients and staff.

Bachelor's degree required or 4 years experience in behavioral health setting required in lieu of degree. Crisis Prevention Intervention training within 15 days of hire. Knowledge of basic Medical Terminology and abnormal human behavior.Qualifications:BLD - Bachelor's Level Degree: Education (Required), BLD - Bachelor's Level Degree: Psychology (Required), BLD - Bachelor's Level Degree: Sociology (Required)Basic Life Support (BLS) - Other/NationalBehavioral HealthSkillsTechnology/ComputerSentara Healthcare prides itself on the diversity and inclusiveness of its close to an almost 30,000-member workforce. Diversity, inclusion, and belonging is a guiding principle of the organization to ensure its workforce reflects the communities it serves.Per Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), some clinical environments require proof of education; these regulations are posted at ecfr.gov for further information. In an effort to expedite this verification requirement, we encourage you to upload your diploma or transcript at time of application.
In support of our mission "to improve health every day," this is a tobacco-free environment.

Keywords: Sentara, Harrisonburg , Mental Health Associate (PRN), Healthcare , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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