Guidesoft Inc. dba Knowledge Services

  • Behavioral Health Attendant (CNA or HHA) - Indianapolis

    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/24/2018 9:44 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-12803
    Job City
    Indianapolis
    Job State
    Indiana
  • Overview

    Our client is looking for a Behavioral Health Recovery Attendant in Indianapolis, IN. 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. 

     

    Payrate: $11/hr

     

    Shift's Available: 12.5 hour shift. This person needs to be flexible because they could be put on either Morning's or Nights. 

    Morning: 6:30AM-7PM

    Nights: 6:30PM-7AM

     

    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: This individual will assist with the daily care of mentally ill patients.  You will learn the best practices when working with mentally ill patients and be able to determine best course of action in the instance of an emergency situation. This may include physically aiding patients to modify adverse behaviors.

    The daily duties of this role will be to assist patients with their daily routines of bathing, feeding, dressing, medication administration, laundry and room care. You will also contribute to treatment planning and learn proper documentation protocols to record events/routines. This position is very similar to a CNA though it does not require a certificate.

    The process and course of care will be determined by the licensed nurse on duty and will be overall supervised by the Unit Director and/or shift supervisor.

     

    Qualifications

    It would be a plus if this individual has exposure to working in a Hospital setting or healthcare related field. A CNA license is NOT required.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    MUST BE CPR CERTIFIED OR WILLING TO GET ONE

     

    • Knowledge of routine nursing care procedures such as bathing, bowel and bladder care, feeding, CPR, and first aid techniques
    • Knowledge of training and treatment procedures for working with patients
    • Ability to perform a variety of housekeeping duties to ensure the comfort and well being of patients
    • Ability to accurately document and update patients charts
    • 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

    Candidates do not need to be CPR certified in order to apply for this position. However, they will be required to get CPR certified before starting the position if an offer is extended.

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