Assists adults and geriatric patients with activities of daily living, provides basic direct supervision to patients and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment.
High school education or equivalent.
Prefer undergraduate degree in psychology, social work or related field.
Six (6) months experience in psychiatric facility or unit or 6 months related experience (nursing assistant in a nursing home or experience with geriatric patients.)
Completion of two (2) years of college education in a related field can be substituted for the experience.
Basic Life support (BLS) training or re-training is required during orientation prior to providing patient care.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) is required to be maintained thru re-training for duration of employment.
Various plus weekends. 8 or 12 hr shifts