Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center

  • Behavioral Health Associate, 1 East, Part Time

    Job Locations US-NY-PATCHOGUE
    Job ID
    2018-10746
    Department
    Nursing-Psychiatry
    Position Type
    Part-Time
  • Overview

    Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center (BMHMC) has a lot to offer job seekers. If you are interested in getting into, or furthering an already established career in healthcare you have come to the right place. The open positions you will find at BMHMC are representative of an organization that is continually growing and changing. It is an exciting time to join BMHMC, with the opening of the new Knapp Cardiac Care Center, the purchase of the former John J. Foley Nursing Home coming soon and new physician practices coming on board regularly.  

    BMHMC offers an environment full of professional challenges with the support of a strong structure and leadership team to offer guidance and direction. You will feel the power of teamwork and a culture that is focused on providing our community the best care possible.

    An equal opportunity employer, we recognize that you've worked hard to acquire your professional skills and have consistently stretched your talents, drive and abilities. For qualified individuals, the Medical Center provides a comprehensive benefits package.

    Responsibilities

    The Behavioral Health Associate is an active member of the Interdisciplinary Team and assists the team in the observation, reporting , and intervention of care for all patients. He/she performs services in the provision of supportive and/or restorative care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Performs other duties as assigned by the Charge Nurse and/or Nurse Manager.

     

    Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree and one (1) year of experience or Associate degree with two (2) years experience preferred.

        Ability to work effectively with Behavioral Health patients.

        Knowledge of non-violent crisis intervention techniques .

        Knowledge of Restraint policy and procedure for the hospital

        First Aid Training.

        BLS Certification.

        De-escalation Training.

        Frequently lifts/carries up to 25 lbs.

        Occasionally pushes/pulls up to 25 lbs.

        Occasionally bends, squats, kneels, and reaches above shoulders.

        Sits or stands for long periods of time; 30 minutes or more.

     

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