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CNA-Certified Nursing Asst.2

Company: All Medical Personnel
Location: Harlingen
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Specialty: CNA - Certified Nursing AssistantLocations: Harlingen, TXShift: 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.; 10:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.; WeekendsDuration: 13 weeksStart Date: ASAPJob Description

  • Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.
  • The CNA performs entry level work in establishing and maintaining an environment that is therapeutic and developmental for persons with mental illness, mental retardation, chemical dependency, social and / or physical disorders in the Mental Health Units.
  • Performs direct patient care work helping those who are inpatient in their habilitation or rehabilitation efforts.
  • Keeps environment clean.
  • Assists with treatment programs and other therapies as directed.
  • Assists with development of safety, social, hygiene, self-care and interactional skills.
  • Converses with patients / residents to reinforce positive behaviors and to promote social interaction.
  • Maintains a positive attitude
  • Meets applicable external standards, ie., JCAHO, etc.
  • Utilize all TIPs intervention skills to de-escalate disruptive patients and prevent injury to themselves and others.
  • Performs duties in accordance with established policies, practices and procedures.
  • Will work under the supervision of the MH Supervisor and general supervision of the Charge Nurse, Unit Nurse Manager, PNA III/IV.
  • The job requires the individual to work indoors inside a well-lighted, air-conditioned climate-controlled building.
  • Work is also done outside and depending on the weather, may be hot, cold, dusty, wet and humid.
  • The job hazards are walking on slippery/uneven surfaces when outdoors and potential for patient-induced bodily injury.
  • The work hours are long and irregular, may require working different shifts to include overtime.
  • Provide treatment to HHS employees injured in course and scope of employment.Qualifications
    • Minimum of GED or High School Diploma, plus 6 months of direct work experience with people with intellectual disabilities and/or mental illness.
    • Graduate from a standard Senior High School or GED equivalent.
    • Current Certified Nursing Assistant License
    • Work experience, preferably direct care experience. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.
    • Must be Bilingual (English and Spanish)
    • Demonstrate ability to communicate efficiently and professionally in both written and oral form.
    • Must possess valid Texas driver's license or obtain it no later than 90 days after hire date. Applicants with an out-of-state driver's license must provide an original certified driving record from the state of driving licensure. Eligible driving record required based on HHSC Fleet Management policy.About UsAll Medical Personnel is a national leader in healthcare staffing recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) as one of the nation's largest healthcare staffing firms. Our goal is to simplify the healthcare staffing process with a flexible and personalized approach. Our clients range from local, regional and national healthcare organizations throughout the United States. Whatever the focus of your medical career, we can help you find the perfect healthcare staffing opportunity! If you're interested, please:1) Email with your Resume/Questions2) OR call me at the number belowBest Regards,Nathan DoolinSenior Account ManagerAll Medical Personnel - Allied HealthMain: 800-834-0729 - AlliedEmail: />

Keywords: All Medical Personnel, Harlingen , CNA-Certified Nursing Asst.2, Healthcare , Harlingen, Texas

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