Adult Substance Use Disorder & Dual Inpatient Detox Unit
20 bed capacity
Average Length of Stay ~ 3-4 days
Team consists of Medical Director, various attending Psychiatrists; Nursing Staff includes: Nurse Manager, RNs, Psych Associates and Behavioral Assistants; 3 CTCs (Social Workers), Spiritual Care specialist. Other specialties utilized based upon individual patient needs.
Unit 3A admission to the unit are those persons 18 years and older who require 24-hour detoxification, medical stabilization and psychiatric stabilization provided by the inpatient setting. This is a fast moving unit, having several admissions and discharges daily each shift. Once the patient is out of detoxification, they are referred to outpatient step down facilities to continue to work on their therapeutic needs. Unit 3A has several members on its team that have enjoyed working this unit for more than 30 years; they have a vast amount of knowledge in this unique setting and enjoy sharing their passion with new staff members!
The Psych Associate is responsible for the delivery of patient care, and promotion of a therapeutic environment as delegated by and under the supervision of the RN so that the goals and objectives of treatment are achieved on each unit as assigned. Physical Demands:Sitting, standing, walking, lifting up to 50 lbs, push/pull, stooping/crouching, finger dexterity, speaking,hearing and visual. Mental Demands:Frequent people contact, irregular work schedule, detailed work, frequent interruptions, decisions making skills, concentration, ability to work independently, multitasking, organizations skills, working with others. Physical Environment:Noise, infectious disease, moving machinery, fumes/gases, human tissue/fluids, radiation, telephone usage, chemicals, biohazard matl and work inside.
Basic Life Support Certification
Bachelors Degree in Psychology or Human Services Field
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