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Mental Health Associate, Flex, FUTURE OPENINGS

Job Description

 Job Title: Mental Health Associate, Flex, FUTURE OPENINGS
 Company Name: Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare
 Employment Type: Flex
 Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, United States
 Department: Psychiatric Unit PRN Floats
 Salary: Highly Competitive
 Shift Hours/ Days: rotating
 Hours/Pay Period: 16
 Degree Required: Bachelor's (Any)
 Job ID: 12.5278
 Date Posted: May 17, 2012
 Years Experience: 0
 Job Category: Clinical Support
 Note:  Please read the complete description below before applying for this job.
  Complete Description

**Please apply if you are interested in a Future Needs - Mental Health Associate position. Applications will be reviewed and considered based on the current needs of the department** 

Patient Care Duties:  The Mental Health Associate will assist patients with activities of daily living (feeding, bathing, dressing, etc), vital signs, height/weight and specialized tasks which may include Foley, NGT, ECG and Lab.

Additional Duties: The Mental Health Associate will act as a supportive member of the team who performs delegated tasks within the scope of education and training in the areas of supportive listening, educational group leadership and specifically assigned patient care tasks, especially in the areas of physical intervention, safety, and maintenance of therapeutic milieu. Excellent communication and customer service skills are essential. 

Education: Ideal candidates will possess an Associate Degree in Psychology, Social Services, Behavioral Science or related field.   A Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Social Services, Behavioral Sciences or related field is highly preferred.  

Experience:  Preference will be give to applicants with patient care experience in an Inpatient/Acute Care Mental Health setting  

Other Training or Special Skills: Ability to work effectively during crisis situations and proficient with de-escalation techniques. Must demonstrate good judgment, initiative, dependability and decision making skills. Patient education experience preferred.

Hiring Range: $10.53 - $12.90 per hour

 

Acceptance of a Mental Health Associate position requires the completion of
mandatory hospital Orientation for a full week, Monday-Friday 8a-5p.

 

 Additional Information

Weekend and/or Holiday Rotation may be required.
Rotating Shifts may be required.