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MH Psychiatric Nursing Asst I (SIGN-ON BONUS)

Company: Texas State Job Bank
Location: Harlingen
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

Job/Position DescriptionPsychiatric Nursing Asst. I- Now offering up to $2,500.00 SIGN-ON BONUS!!Terms and conditions apply.Are you ready to be professionally challenged? Are you looking to be part of a dynamic team of engaged and committed professionals? Then the Health and Specialty Care System (HSCS) may be just the place for you! The HSCS is comprised of nine psychiatric hospitals located throughout the state, and one youth residential psychiatric center in Waco. The HSCS is a hub of excellence for forensic mental health and complex psychiatric care, with all facilities accredited by The Joint Commission. The hospitals provide state-of-the-art treatment that is recovery-oriented and science-based. Whether in a direct-care or support role, your contribution will make a difference in the life of a Texan. Essential Job FunctionsAttends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned. Observes the patient at all times and reports to charge nurse and records on the patientand#146;s medical record the patientand#146;s progress, and any noted physical, emotional or other mental changes or problems. Relates positively to patients in a therapeutic manner. Able to establish interpersonal relationship which foster recovery and treatment goal achievement, so that the patientand#146;s treatment and recovery are supported and successful. Assists with the patient treatment programs, patient therapies and records these activities on the patientand#146;s medical record. Able to account for assigned patientand#146;s location. Identifies escalating behaviors, intervenes to protect patients, others, or property. Works toward the common goal of improving the lives of the individuals we serve, which includes assisting with their routine self-help skills. Complies with supervisory requests to work overtime as patient care need indicates to ensure patient and staff safety and enhance overall services provided by RGSC. Complies with all facility wide Mandatory Training. Demonstrates performance of special treatment procedures (1:1, Q 10-minute checks, restraint, body search, unit search, request for discharge, passes, trail placement, elopement risk, and special precautions) and other facility policies and procedures. Demonstrates knowledge of safety and emergency procedures and evacuation plans for unit. Complies with all facility Continuous Quality Improvement programs (Joint Commission, Medicare, ADA, etc.) supporting positive growth in operations which are performed under applicable regulations. Performs a variety of marginal duties not listed and to be determined and assigned as needed, to maintain optimal patient care and facility operations. Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agencyand#146;s obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location. Registrations, Licensure Requirements or CertificationsMust possess valid Texas driverand#146;s license or obtain it no later than 90 days after hire date. Applicants with an out-of-state driverand#146;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. Completion of https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/CareerPortal/job\_profile.cfm?szOrderID=514654 Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browser to apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human Services Career Portal.

Keywords: Texas State Job Bank, Harlingen , MH Psychiatric Nursing Asst I (SIGN-ON BONUS), Healthcare , Harlingen, Texas

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