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CNA/MHT

Company: Freedom Behavioral Hospital of Plainview
Location: Plainview
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: $12-14/HR DOE with shift diffPLEASE NOTE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN PLAINVIEW, TEXASFreedom Behavioral Hospital of Plainview, Texas is a 20 bed, acute geriatric psych facility located in Plainview, Texas. We are looking for individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of our patients who are 50 years or older and has experience as a CNA or Health Technician (preferably in the Mental Health Field). Teamwork, team development and team training are all key qualities for this position. CNA and/or Mental Health Techs are responsible for providing assistance in daily patient care as well provide mental health services for direct patient care, assist patients with daily activities such as group therapy, recreational activities, daily hygiene, etc.The Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) role or Health Technician is to function as a member of the nursing staff to facilitate quality patient care. - The CNA or Health Techniciansupports the licensed nursing staff to ensure the needs of the patients are met by performing routinely assigned tasks and carrying out patient care activities within the scope of the CNAs training and experience. - Provides direct patient care to assigned patients ensuring that the patients activities of daily living are met. They are primarily responsible for the day to day custodial care of the patients. The CNA or Health Technicianassist with providing a therapeutic safe environment for the patients. - The CNA or Health Technician utilizes a basic knowledge of nursing skills and communicate the medical and emotional needs of the patients to the licensed nursing staff. The CNA or Health Technicianis the visible presences of the nursing staff on the unit and are readily available to the patients for the patients day to day needs. In addition, they perform assigned duties and interventions as directed by the licensed nurse to fulfill the prescribed orders of the medical staff.. - The CNA or Health Technician communicates identified findings observed with the patients to the licensed nursing staff. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assistance in the overall day-to-day functioning of the program including aiding other staff in patient chart production, meal provision, answering telephones and supervision of patients during staff break periods.All candidates must be eligible to work in the State of Texas as a Nursing Assistant (preferably Certified) or Health Technician.*****Due to the nature of our program and patient demographics, all Applicants selected for employment will be required to undergo a pre-offer drug test and federal background investigation.-ALL applicants must be completely vaccinated against Covid-19 prior to employment.Shift Differential offered for nights and weekends!!!Freedom Behavioral Hospital of Plainview, Texas provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Freedom Behavioral is actively responding to the COVID crisis through temperature checks, PPE, masks required at all times, social distancing of staff and patients, and screening protocols. We offer remote interviewing for candidates. We care about the safety of our patients and staff!

Keywords: Freedom Behavioral Hospital of Plainview, Lubbock , CNA/MHT, Healthcare , Plainview, Texas

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