Skills and proficiency in oral and written grammar, communication, and basic mathematics as acquired through official completion of high school or its equivalent.
Knowledge of mental health practices and related activities and healthcare policies and procedures as acquired through on-the-job training. Knowledge of basic non-technical skills as acquired through on-the-job training.
This is a safety sensitive position. Please see the St. Bernards Substance Abuse Policy for further information.
Normal healthcare setting environment. Continuous exposure to biological hazards. Frequent exposure to unpleasant fumes and odors. Close eye work. Hearing within normal and soft tones. Distinguish smells. Distinguish temperatures by touch and proximity. Lifting up to 100lbs. Carrying up to 40lbs. Pushing/pulling up to 350lbs. Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping and reaching.
Under the direct supervision of the registered nurse responsible for providing a therapeutic mileu via assisting staff. Incumbents are subject to overtime and callback as required by the hospital. Documents and reports any changes in patient behavior to the registered nurse.