State of Montana Psychiatric Aide in Warm Springs, Montana

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Patient Care

• Supervises and accounts for patient whereabouts

• Intervenes with patients as directed by medical and nursing providers.

• Observes, reports, and documents information concerning patient’s physical emotional, and behavior status.

• Provides input related to patient treatment planning processe.

• Provides and assists with therapeutic activities

• Assists patients with daily living activities

• Maintains and protects rights of patients and acts to correct or address unsafe situations.

• Escort patients to various activities and unstructured groups.

Duty Assignment Activities

• Performs housekeeping activities to assist in maintaining a safe and sanitary environment

• Participates in infection control activities as directed

• Trains and assists co-workers in patient emergent response activities

• Searches hospital areas and patients, as assigned, to locate dangerous items

• Reports and documents, on appropriate forms, all incidents, which may result in injury involving patients and staff.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Required for the first day of work:

• Ability to work with patients requiring degrees of assistance.

• Basic computer skills.

• Skill to utilize equipment necessary to perform routine nursing care and procedure.

• Maintain attention to detail and is thorough in completing work tasks.

• Report and document in a clear and concise manner.

Minimum Qualifications:

• High School Graduation

Job: *Healthcare

Title: Psychiatric Aide

Location: Warm Springs

Requisition ID: 18141837