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Mental Health Associate
New York, NY
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New York, NY
Mental Health Associate
  • Assumes responsibility for own growth and development and contributes to a harmonious work environment
  • Assists patient in establishing daily therapeutic goals
  • Supports others in the department and provides help and assistance when possible
  • Assists the nursing staff in performing selected nursing procedures and functional tasks to specific patients
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relations
  • Assists with the admissions, transfer and discharge of patients according to established policy and
  • Develops and maintains positive actions designed to promote courteous and respectful treatment of customers
Dallas, TX
Senior Mental Health Associate
Dallas, TX
Steuber, D'Amore and Padberg
Dallas, TX
Senior Mental Health Associate
  • Completes non-clinical assignment tasks related to the Admission, transfer and discharge process
  • Assists patients in carrying out their established treatment programs by collaborating with other team members and by participating in ongoing multidisciplinary team meetings with RN to assist in reporting of patients' progress
  • Interacts with patients and visitors in a professional and respectful manner
  • Provides mentoring, on the job training and helps all new MHAs to adapt in their new role and conducts the 90-day MHA assessment under the guidance and support of the Nurse Manager
  • Participates into monthly staff meetings
  • Acts as the Human Rights Officer (HRO-patient advocate) for his/her unit
  • Acts as an active committee participant for unit base and hospital
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Detroit, MI
Senior Mental Health Associate Day
Detroit, MI
Feeney-Tremblay
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Detroit, MI
Senior Mental Health Associate Day
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  • Ensures all documents and reports on patient progress/regression are being accurately and on time completed by all other MHAs
  • Ensures that all MHAs (including self) meet hospital attendance and dress code policy as described in Personnel Policy manual
  • Ensures adequate supplies are maintained in the unit
  • Holds weekly meetings with the other MHAs in the unit and quarterly meetings with other SMHAs
  • Assists in the admission process under the direct supervision of the RN
  • Acts as a role model and ensures all MHAs in the unit follow procedures which adhere to policies and practices prescribed by the hospital, Inpatient Services Program, and Nursing Services
  • Encourages all MHAs to utilize opportunities for continuing education within or outside the hospital, which have implications for the care of patients, or which otherwise foster professional growth and development
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
University of Florida
Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
Skills Skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally
  • Participates in quality improvement/quality control activities as assigned
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of DSM-IV diagnoses
  • Knowledge and skills necessary to provide basic nursing care and mental health care to acute psychiatric patients
  • Ability to be calm and therapeutic
  • PATIENT EXPERIENCE & QUALITY/SAFETY
  • Ability to be flexible and to multi task
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Ability to speak, write and comprehend medical terminology in English
  • Ability to work with and experience working with and maintaining confidential information
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provide quality patient care to patients/families with mental health diagnosis based on the individual treatment plan
  • Observes physical, psychological and safety status of patients on an ongoing basis
  • Provides physical and emotional care to patients, per the direction of the RN using established policies and procedures, care is based on: Age specific needs cultural diversity, lifestyle preferences, psychosocial needs, family dynamics, patient learning needs
  • Participates in the care planning for pt/families and revision of interventions to achieve treatment goals
  • Assists patient in establishing daily therapeutic goals
  • Communicates pertinent patient information to physician, Charge RN and interdisciplinary team members verbally and by written documentation
  • Assumes responsibility for own growth and development and contributes to a harmonious work environment
  • Develops and maintains positive actions designed to promote courteous and respectful treatment of customers
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • TEAM WORK
  • Involves other departments in project planning and implementation
  • Supports others in the department and provides help and assistance when possible
  • Regularly attends and participates in team and/or departmental meetings and activities
  • Keeps other in the department informed of relevant information
  • Regularly offers and requests constructive feedback and coaching
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relations
  • SERVICE EXCELLENCE (both internal and external)
  • Welcomes patients/customers/employees in a warm, friendly manner
  • Actively listens and constructively responds to questions and concerns in a timely manner
  • Ensures that the dignity of the patient/customer/employee is maintained at all times
  • Abides by and upholds the hospital's service excellence standards
  • Respects the diversity of the patient/customer/employee population
  • Demonstrates safe and effective use of equipment, when appropriate. (Meditech,, fax, copier, software programs)
  • PATIENT EXPERIENCE & QUALITY/SAFETY
  • Demonstrates compliance with policy/procedure/practice standards
  • Advocates for patient rights
  • Participates in activities related to professional development
  • Completes appropriate competencies for hospital and department
  • Participates in quality improvement/quality control activities as assigned
  • Provides for basic hygiene care for observed patients who do not require complex nursing care
  • Takes TPR and BP and accurately record and reports changes to Nurse
  • Demonstrates knowledge of fire safety, smoking and visitor policies
  • Participates in Code Yellow
  • Demonstrates efficiency in prioritizing patient assignments
  • Responds promptly and appropriately to crisis or emergency situations. Defuses situations and summons assistance, as necessary
  • Engages patients in leisure or recreational activities, as appropriate
  • Assumes responsibility for conducting milieu groups, as appropriate
  • Recognizes own limitations and seeks help from appropriate resources, as needed
  • Reviews patient status with Registered Nurses and other disciplines when appropriate
  • Communicates clearly any changes in patient status promptly to Registered Nurse
  • Follows policy regarding proper search
  • Maintains checks, as assigned
  • Follows sharps policy
  • Provides appropriate documentation as needed. When on an assigned 1:1, records observation on sheet and gives verbal report to the oncoming staff
  • Assist patients to recognize and develop positive coping skills to help them manage physical and emotional stress
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Documents and reports patient progress/regression
  • CPR within 2 weeks of hire required
  • Physical/Mental Requirements
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Must be able to sit, twist, bend and stand for long periods
  • Able to write, speak and understand English at high school level and work as a member of interdisciplinary team
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Supervision of patients while on and off the unit, to include school, groups, activities, etc
  • Monitors for patient safety and reports pertinent information to Registered Nurse, Milieu Coordinator or charge nurse
  • Manages the milieu by knowing and following the program, keeping the patients on schedule, helping run the various milieu groups, and maintaining the integrity of the program
  • Adult Acute Care Unit (short term stays for general adult population above age 18)
  • Acute Care Unit Adult
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Strong belief in the provision in patient/community services for people who are chronically mentally ill and have the ability to relate appropriately to this population
  • Ability to provide individual and/or group mental health counseling
  • Ability to work independently with general supervisor
  • Familiarity with community based system and agencies
  • Ability to be well organized and a good manager of time
  • Posses god verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with clients in a supportive, empathetic, respectful and empowering manner
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Float Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assists in the admission process under the direct supervision of the RN
  • Completes non-clinical assignment tasks related to the Admission, transfer and discharge process
  • Ascertains the need for and assists patients aged 12 and up with a variety of psychiatric and substance abuse diagnoses in meeting immediate needs with the ultimate goal of self-maintenance under the direction of a RN
  • Follows procedures which adhere to policies and practices prescribed by the hospital, Inpatient Services Program, and Nursing Services
  • Utilizes opportunities for continuing education within or outside the hospital, which have implications for the care of patients, or which otherwise foster professional growth and development
  • Meets hospital attendance policy as described in Personnel Policy manual
  • Holds groups/activities as assigned
  • Strong Team-player
  • Physical/Mental Requirements: Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Must be able to sit, twist, bend and stand for long periods.Able to write, speak and understand English at high school level and work as a member of interdisciplinary team
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelors degree in psychology, social work, education, criminal justice, or other related mental health field (may substitute 2+ years experience in a residential mental/behavioral health setting for degree)
  • Detailed and organized with strong documentation skills
  • Able to safely monitor residents and perform physical management techniques and crisis intervention
  • Experience in a residential mental/behavioral health setting strongly preferred
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Senior Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Encourages all MHAs to utilize opportunities for continuing education within or outside the hospital, which have implications for the care of patients, or which otherwise foster professional growth and development
  • Provides mentoring, on the job training and helps all new MHAs to adapt in their new role and conducts the 90-day MHA assessment under the guidance and support of the Nurse Manager
  • Performs other duties as assigned/required
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • WORK ENVIRONMENT
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Senior Mental Health Associate Day Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assists patients in carrying out their established treatment programs by collaborating with other team members and by participating in ongoing multidisciplinary team meetings with RN to assist in reporting of patients' progress
  • Holds weekly meetings with the other MHAs in the unit and quarterly meetings with other SMHAs
  • Ensures all documents and reports on patient progress/regression are being accurately and on time completed by all other MHAs
  • Acts as a role model and ensures all MHAs in the unit follow procedures which adhere to policies and practices prescribed by the hospital, Inpatient Services Program, and Nursing Services
  • Ensures that all MHAs (including self) meet hospital attendance and dress code policy as described in Personnel Policy manual
  • Ensures adequate supplies are maintained in the unit
  • Interacts with patients and visitors in a professional and respectful manner
  • Participates into monthly staff meetings
  • Acts as the Human Rights Officer (HRO-patient advocate) for his/her unit
  • Acts as an active committee participant for unit base and hospital
  • Holds groups/ activities as assigned
  • Participates in Train the Trainer (TtT) sessions and actively take part in cross-training for CPI, CPR, ECT, EKG or Service Excellence holds training sessions for the Hospital employees on trainings have been certified to facilitate
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Mental Health Associate Weekends Resume Examples & Samples

  • Supervision of patients while on and off the unit, to include school, groups, activities, etc. Able to use a calm but assertive voice.Monitors for patient safety and reports pertinent information to Registered Nurse, or charge nurse
  • Demonstrates knowledge and competency in age-specific criteria of the unit to which assignment is made
  • Assists with activities of daily living as indicated for the specific unit including safety issues related to immobility, safety, restraints, and decreased sensorium. Is able to assess the patient's level of orientation and identify cues for assessment based on functioning level. Understands the specific unit programming and functioning level interventions to meet the needs of the more chronic patient
  • Acute Care Unit (short term stays for ages 5 through 18)
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Participate in or provides input regarding patient progress in the weekly treatment team meetings
  • Develop and maintain positive therapeutic relationships with patients and families
  • Bachelor Degree in psychology, social work, or related field
  • Requires at least one year of experience in a psychiatric treatment setting with children and adolescents
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.No licensure required.Maintain annual CPR, First Aid, and crisis prevention /intervention (CPI) certification
  • Must have knowledge of psychiatric rehabilitation services and Special Treatment Procedures
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's of arts (BA) degree, or a combination of applicable work experience and education
  • Current certification and Oregon State license to practice as a Certified Nursing Assistant 2 (CNA2), or have completed the basic CNA and CNA2 program within 1 year of hire
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA BLS) Certification prior to hire and re-certification every 2 years
  • 3 years of relevant work, education, training or experience in an intensive psychiatric residential or outpatient setting-or-
  • 1 year in an acute inpatient psychiatric facility
  • CNA 2 certification
  • 1 year of experience in an inpatient mental health setting
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's degree -or- a combination of applicable work experience and education
  • 3 years of relevant work, education, training or experience in an intensive psychiatric residential or outpatient setting -or- 1 year in an acute inpatient psychiatric facility
  • Current certification and Oregon State license to practice as a certified nursing assistant 2 (CNA2), or have completed the basic CNA and CNA2 program within 1 year of hire
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification prior to hire and re-certification every 2 years
  • CNA2 certification plus a minimum of 1 year of experience in an inpatient mental health setting
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree, or a combination of applicable work experience and education
  • Current certification and Oregon State license to practice as a CNA2 -or-have completed the basic Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Certified Nursing Assistant 2 (CNA2) program within 1 year of hire
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) Certification prior to hire and re-certification every 2 years
  • 3 years of relevant work, education, training or experience in an intensive psychiatric residential or outpatient setting -or-1 year in an acute inpatient psychiatric facility
  • CNA2 certification
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Qualified Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Meet qualifications of a Qualified Mental Health Associate as identified by OARS 309-032-001 through 1295 which is a Bachelor's degree in a behavioral science field -or-a combination of 3 years work, education, training, or experience
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA BLS) certification within 60 days of hire
  • 2 years of experience providing direct care assistance to individuals with behavioral health concerns and/or severe psycho-social stressors and/or Development Disabilities
  • Annual training in Prevention and Management of Assaultive Behavior (PMAB) within 60 days of hire
  • Bachelor's degree in mental health related field such as social work, psychology, and/or counseling
  • Experience providing crisis intervention techniques
  • Experience working in an emergency department
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Mental Health Associate Weekend p-a Resume Examples & Samples

  • Supervision of patients while on and off the unit, to include school, groups, activities, etc. Able to use a calm but assertive voice
  • Monitors for patient safety and reports pertinent information to Registered Nurse or Charge nurse
  • Manages the milieu by knowing and following the program, keeping the patients on schedule, running the milieu groups, and maintaining the integrity of the program
  • Acute Care Unit ( ages 5 through 18)
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's degree -or-
  • A combination of at least 3 years of relevant work, education, training or experience in an intensive psychiatric residential or outpatient setting -or-
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) Certification and re-certification every 2 years
  • Completion of the basic Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Certified Nursing Assistant 2 (CNA2) program within 1 year of hire
  • (CNA and CNA2 is preferred not required for the Child and Adolescent Psych unit)
  • Current certification and Oregon State license to practice as a CNA2
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • One year experience in a Psychiatric setting; Group Home, Residential Treatment Center, Day Program, or Inpatient
  • Excellent observation, communication, and collaboration skills
  • Ability to be calm and therapeutic
  • Must be flexible and able to multi-task
  • Certification as Nursing Assistant
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • High School Diploma required. Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Experience in Behavioral Health preferred: Addictions or Psych
  • CPI certification preferred
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's degree in a behavioral sciences field; -or-
  • A combination of at least 3 years of relevant work, education, training or experience in an intensive psychiatric residential or outpatient setting; -or-
  • For the Geriatric Psych unit at Mental Health Associate (MHA), a current CNA2 certification and Oregon state licensure to practice is required at the time of hire
  • Current certification and Oregon state license to practice as a Certified Nursing Assistant 2 (CNA2) -or- completion of the basic CNA and CNA2 program within 1 year of hire
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) certification and re-certification every 2 years
  • CNA2 certification-plus- a minimum of 1 year of experience in an inpatient mental health setting
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • 3 years of relevant work, education, training or experience in an intensive psychiatric residential or outpatient setting, -or-
  • Current certification and Oregon State license to practice as a CNA 2 (Certified Nursing Assistant 2), or have completed the basic CNA and CNA 2 program within 1 year of hire
  • American HeartAssociation Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) certification prior to hire and re-certification every 2 years
  • CNA 2 certification plus 1 year of experience in an inpatient mental health setting
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Monitors for patient safety and reports pertinent information to Registered Nurse or charge nurse
  • Manages the milieu by knowing and following the program, keeping the patients on schedule, helping MHA /RN run the various milieu groups, and maintaining the integrity of the program
  • Acute Care Unit Child/Adolescent
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Bachelor's of Art degree -or-
  • Combination of applicable work experience and education
  • 3 years of relevant work, education, training or experience in an intensive psychiatric residential or outpatient setting -or-
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assists with the admissions, transfer and discharge of patients according to established policy and procedure’s
  • Provides direct physical care, and/or one to one observation to selected patients under supervision
  • Carries out procedures as taught
  • Assists with patients’ examinations treatments and procedures
  • Assists with lifting, positioning. moving and ambulating patients using body mechanics as instructed
  • Transports patients by wheelchair, stretcher or bed
  • Assists in preventive measures and crisis interventions (i. e. suicide, aggression, elopement self- harm and sexual
  • Cares for patient’s personal possessions and reports presence of valuables to the nurse or ward clerk
  • Answers call lights, attends to the patient’s needs and/or reports patient’s concerns and requests to the nurse
  • Reports pertinent information and observations regarding patients to the nurse
  • Communicates information and basic instructions to patients, families and visitors
  • Participates in exchange of patient daily report and nursing care conferences
  • Obtains and records blood pressure, temperature, pulse and respiration rate in accordance with hospital policy
  • Attends staff and educational meetings
  • Works safely and provides for the safety of patients and others
  • Maintains neat and clean patient and service areas
  • Organize and implement group activities in conjunction with the unit program and other staff and document patient
  • Participate in Interdisciplinary Treatment Team meetings as assigned
  • Perform Q30 minute environmental/patient safety rounds and implement a higher level of observation in
  • Demonstrates safe use of equipment, safety precautions in all aspects of patient care activities (e.g. restraints applications, transportation)
  • Recognizes changes in a patient's mental status, sharing findings with the primary nurse
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of DSM-IV diagnoses
  • Assists with emergency interventions based on clinical manifestation (i.e. choking, respiratory arrest and cardiac
  • Selects toys and play room activities consistent with the age and developmental stage of the child/adolescent
  • Assist in supervision of volunteers assigned to the unit
  • Adheres to Continuum’s legal and ethical standards
  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Primary Duties Organizes and implement group activities in conjunction with the unit program and other staff. Escorts patient to required activities, such as court hearings
  • Facilitates the patient's transition toward discharge. Demonstrates a basic knowledge of desired effects and side effects of psychotropic medication
  • Assists patients with activities of daily living including feeding, bathing, ambulation and mobilization and application of mechanical safeguards
  • Recognizes changes in a patient's mental status, sharing findings with the primary nurse. Participates in interdisciplinary Treatment team meetings as assigned. Performs environmental / patient safety rounds and implements a higher level of observation in emergencies. Immediately reports any need for increased observation to the clinical nurse for further assessment
  • Establishes and foster collegial, therapeutic relationships with peers, support staff and other disciplines
  • Demonstrates therapeutic skills in crisis intervention. Demonstrates basic knowledge of DSM-IV diagnoses
  • Performs phlebotomy, EKG and other procedures, as assigned. Performs supplemental components of the nursing admission, i.e., tour of unit, orientation, patient and belonging search, as defined by RN. Documents care administered according to policy. Operates pneumatic tube system, orders/maintains supplies and maintains equipment according to unit institutional protocol. Performs related duties as assigned or requested
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Monitors patient flow in waiting room and resolves patient flow issues related to registration and post-visit processing
  • Provides set-up of examination room and instruments in accordance with proper sterilization techniques established by hospital and infection control policies
  • Takes and monitors vital signs, including fetal heart rate if necessary
  • Performs phlebotomy, point of care testing, and other procedures as indicated by physician order, including but not limited to echocardiogram, pulmonary function test, phototherapy
  • Assists with medical procedures as required, i.e., sigmoidoscopies, proctoscopy, nasal scope, colposcopy, biopsies, LEEP, laser and cystoscopy
  • Sets up oxygen and suction
  • Translates as needed
  • Performs vision and hearing screening
  • Prepares prescription refill requests on behalf of the physician for the review and approval by the ordering physician
  • Participates and supports the health team in the direct patient care under the supervision of an RN/LPN
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of human growth and development over the life span, ability to recognize data reflective of the patient’s status and inform the RN/LPN of observations
  • Inventories, orders or re-stocks medical supplies; monitors expiration dates on all medications and medical supplies disposing appropriately as per institution policy
  • Maintains logging system as required for refrigeration of medications, point of care testing, sterilization process, crash cart, point of care testing or others as needed
  • Performs routine maintenance/cleaning of equipment and instruments; Notifies appropriate personnel regarding any malfunction in equipment
  • Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complies with legal regulations
  • Complies with established personal protective equipment requirements necessary for protection against exposure to blood and other potentially infections body fluids, chemical disinfectants, radiation and other hazardous substances
  • Acts rapidly and calmly during emergencies, initiates CPR and provides the necessary items called for by the team
  • Transports patients and equipment as needed
  • Performs any and all duties involving direct patient care as assigned by the RN/LPN within the framework of the New York State Nurse Practice Act and MSHS Policy and Procedures
  • Documents in medical record / electronic medical record as required by hospital policy
  • Complies with hospital and departmental policies and procedures
  • Provides and promotes unit safety
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area
  • Greets and registers patients, prepares and processes appropriate forms, directs patients to appropriate areas and arranges transportation needs
  • Schedules appointments and completes pre-registration using computerized system(s) with accountability for the integrity of the data, including all patient demographics and insurance information
  • Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned using the electronic medical record (EMR) system or manually as necessary, to include: sending and receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc
  • Performs routine cash collections at time of service
  • Completes forms and requisitions as needed, managing charts to ensure information is completed and filed appropriately. Assists in the maintenance of medical charts (filing, Operative Reports, test results, home care forms)
  • Retrieves lab, pathology and diagnostics data from the computer system as well as retrieval of OR reports
  • Check and verify and update insurance information utilizing internal or electronic sources
  • Obtains and documents managed care referrals, required pre-certifications and authorizations as necessary
  • Support surgical or procedure scheduling in conjunction with Surgical Coordinator or other similar role(s) verifying times with patients; preparing charts, pre-admissions and consent forms
  • Requires a working knowledge of New York State third party payer eligibility requirements for private and hospital billing
  • Utilizes and understands basic medical terminology; able to complete visit encounter forms and enters ICD10-CM and CPT information into computerized systems as appropriate
  • Assists in training, orientation and education of entry level and or/float staff
  • Demonstrates the ability to set priorities and organize work. Reports and resolves problems effectively. Identifies and reports staffing problems to appropriate manager or administrator
  • Performs miscellaneous clerical duties such as collecting data, filing, batching encounter forms, etc
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills exhibited by courtesy, cooperative spirit and tact when interacting with employees, patients and visitors
  • Licensed/Credentialed as a Phlebotomist or EKG technician preferred
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Knowledge of the bio-psycho-social needs of psychiatric patients
  • Knowledge and skills necessary to provide basic nursing care and mental health care to acute psychiatric patients
  • Ability to speak, write and comprehend medical terminology in English
  • Some college course work in Psychology, Sociology, Communication, Nursing, or other health care related fields
  • One year recent experience working in a treatment setting with patients that have acute or chronic psychiatric and/or substance abuse disorders
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Observes and reports patients' physical, emotional and social behaviors. Initiates necessary changes in staff response
  • Assists patients with personal care, monitoring vital signs and weights, preparing lab specimens, supervising meals, routine and special patient observations (checks), maintaining a clean environment, transporting patient to activities and appointments
  • Teaches nonviolent crisis intervention techniques as directed by the nurse manager
  • Functions as the Legal Liaison for the unit
  • High School diploma or GED required. Associate's degree preferred in Psychology, Counseling, or related field
  • Basic familiarity with computers. Ability to navigate at a basic level within web-based applications
  • At least two years work experience in psychiatric setting
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Knowledge and skills necessary to provide basic nursing care (taking vital signs, EKGs and assisting with ADLs) and mental health care to acute psychiatric patients
  • Experience and desire to work as a team member
  • Ability to be flexible and to multi task
  • Certification as Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • One year recent employment validating clinical experience in a psychiatric inpatient hospital setting working with an adult population in a Mental Health Associate (MHA) or similar role
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • CPR certification is required
  • Education requirements for each Psychiatric service line
  • For the Adult Psych service line: Minimum one (1) year experience in psychiatric, behavioral, or mentally retarded patient care work preferred
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Mental Health Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ability to work with and experience working with and maintaining confidential information
  • Working knowledge with medical terminology
  • Ability to file alphabetically and numerically, legible handwriting, spelling/grammar aptitude
  • Organizing and prioritizing skills