Guidesoft Inc. dba Knowledge Services

  • Behavioral Health Attendant (CNA or HHA)- Richmond

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(6/25/2018 10:19 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-11728
    Job City
    Richmond
    Job State
    Indiana
  • Overview

    Our client is looking for a Behavioral Health Recovery Attendant in Richmond. This position is a long term, temporary position. This position is a long term temporary position. This job is very similar to that of a CNA or Home Health Aid but you do not need to be certified. 

     

    Shifts Available:
    Evening: 2:30PM - 10:45PM

     

    Knowledge Services was established by Julie Bielawski in 1994 and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Knowledge Services, a certified woman-owned business enterprise (WBE), is a technology and professional services organization with employees located in offices throughout North America. Knowledge Services is an ISO 9001:2008 certified workforce management solutions company. We are experts in workforce management solutions for government and commercial organizations. With Knowledge Services, organizations can efficiently and cost-effectively engage, retain and manage needed talent, while mitigating the risks associated with contingent workers. 

     

    Knowledge Services has benefit offerings to include the following:

     

    • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
    • Voluntary Life and AD&D coverage
    • Pet Insurance
    • Ticket and Event discounts!
    • The above are available provided contractors meet eligibility requirements

    Responsibilities

    POSITION SUMMARY:  Performs a variety of relatively routine tasks associated with the daily care and welfare of mentally ill patients. Provides for care to patients under the clinical direction of a licensed nurse. Applies age and population specific principles for assigned patients. Acts in emergency situations to physically aid patients and to modify adverse behavior. Assists in accomplishing daily living tasks such as bathing, feeding, dressing, laundry and room care, physically assisting as necessary. Supervised by the Unit Director, ADON, and/or shift supervisor.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Clinical Care/Physical Care of Patients
    • Psychosocial Care of Patients
    • Safety and Security/Technical Functions
    • Treatment Planning/Documentation
    • Medication Administration
    • Self-learning and Continuous Staff Development

    Qualifications

    It would be a plus if this individual has Hospital experience or exposure working in one. Students actively enrolled in a healthcare related field may substitute education for experience working in a hospital. A CNA license is NOT required.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

     MUST BE CPR CERTIFIED OR WILLING TO GET ONE

    • Practical knowledge of routine nursing care procedures such as bathing, bowel and bladder care, feeding, CPR, and first aid techniques
    • Practical knowledge of a variety of training and treatments used with patients
    • Ability to perform a variety of housekeeping duties to ensure the comfort and well being of patients
    • Ability to accurately keep records, reports, and charts of patients
    • Ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships with residents and staff
    • Ability to follow oral and written directions
    • Ability to act in emergency situations requiring the physical management and protection of patients
    • Successful passing of pre-employment requirements.
    • Successful completion of orientation and basic nursing classes.
    • Ability to sit, bend, stoop, lift, walk, climb stairs, run short distances, and stand for long periods of time.
    • Effective written and oral communication skills.
    • Experience similar to that of a CNA or Home Health Aid 

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