Unit 32 is a 16 bed unit that has a mix of many challenging patients who struggle managing their lives in the community. Staff members work together as a team to provide care for these patients in a safe, therapeutic, environment.
About this position:
This position will be working 56 hours, every two weeks on the night shift
Working 8 hour shifts, and working every other weekend
This position is benefit eligible
The Psych Associate works under the delegation of the RN and is responsible for the delivery of patient care while promoting a therapeutic environment.
The unit team consists of one attending Psychiatrist; two social workers; an occupational therapist; RN's, psych associates, and health unit coordinator. Psych Associates report to the Nurse Manager.
Physical Demands: Sitting, standing, walking, lifting up to 50 pounds, crouching/stooping, push/pull, finger dexterity, speaking, hearing, and visual.
Mental Demands: Frequent contact with people, irregular work schedule, detailed work, frequent interruptions, decision making skills, ability to work independently, multitasking, concentration, organizational skills, and working with others.
Physical Environment: Noise, infectious disease, moving machinery, fumes/gasses, human tissue/fluids, radiation, chemicals, telephone usage, biohazard material,and working inside.
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