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Mental Health Associate

Company: University of Pennsylvania Health System
Location: Princeton
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Penn Medicine Princeton Health is searching for a Mental Health Associate for our Behavioral Health Wing 6.

The Mental Health Associate assists Registered Nurses in providing direct psychiatric and medical care to patients. The Mental Health Associate participates as a member of the treatment team in creating and maintaining a safe and therapeutic milieu.

Some job functions and duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists nurses in the delivery of nursing care, such as bathing, assisting with feeding, ambulating patients, collecting urine samples, and taking vital signs.
  • Performs transports as requested (of patients, medications, supplies, and specimens).
  • Performs behavioral observations, completes unit rounds, checks, and monitors patients as assigned.
  • Responsible for orienting patients to the unit, completing patient searches, securing patient's valuables, and belongings at admission and discharge.
  • Assists in emergencies and codes according to established protocols.

Keywords: University of Pennsylvania Health System, Trenton , Mental Health Associate, Other , Princeton, New Jersey

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