Mental Health Associate
Bachelors degree is required
Experience is preferred
Assists RN is assessing patient problems, planning and carrying out Mental Health interventions, and maintain therapeutic milieu.
Primary Position Responsibilities
Facilitate Mental Health Interventions
Maintain Therapeutic Milieu
Documentation of Care
Maintain Patient Safety
Other Duties Assigned
Work Contact Group (Internal/External)
Nurses, Physicians, Interdepartmental Staff, Patients, and Families
Reports to (position):
Bachelor's Degree in Psychology or related field
Minimum Years of Experience (Amount, Type and Variation):
Experience working with psychiatric and substance abuse populations.
License, Registry or Certification:
American Heart Association (AHA ) BLS certification required. Crisis Prevention (CPI) training is required and must be renewed annually. If not CPI certified upon hire, must obtain certification within 6 months. CPI course will be provided by Hunterdon Medical Center.
Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:
Excellent interpersonal skills.