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Mental Health Asst 1/CNA2 ARRMC (Behavioral Health Unit)

Req #: 7609
Entity: Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Behavorial Health Unit
Shift: 1st Shift - Days
Union Position: No
FTE: 0.750000
Schedule: Part Time
Salary: Depending on qualifications

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Mental Health Asst 1/CNA2 ARRMC (Behavioral Health Unit)

FTE: 0.750000/Status: Regular/Part Time

Schedule: Patterned, Part Time - Day Shift.

Salary: Typical starting range is $18.90 to $23.62 (based on qualifications and years of relevant experience)


WHY ASANTE

Asante is more than a great hospital system in an amazing location. We are a community of passionate providers and service-focused caregivers who collaborate to deliver amazing patient outcomes; a place where titles don't matter as much as your creativity, drive, and passion. Our culture, values and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Mental Health Assistant-1/CNA2 for Asante assists in maintaining, restoring, and promoting patient's health through the application of psychiatric-mental health nursing principles as directed by a registered nurse (RN). General responsibilities include discontinuing saline locks, obtaining nasal swabs, adjusting oxygen rate of flow, taking vital signs, assisting with mobility/ambulation, intake and output recording, general hygiene/ADLs, and changing linens.

As a Mental Health Assistant at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Promote and maintain a safe and therapeutic environment by monitoring the unit and communicating effectively with team members
  • Collect data, make observations, and report conditions/changes to the RN based on symptoms, psychosocial and age specific needs
  • Provide input into the multidisciplinary treatment plans for patients and implementing care based on these plans
  • Document patients' response to nursing care and significant events consistent with established charting standards
  • Anticipate and respond effectively to critical/emergent situations and intervene in critical and/or life threatening situations effectively and coordinate resources for an effective response

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Documentation of continuing education in the Health Sciences required

Licensure/Certifications

  • CNA2: Acute Care Certified by the Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN)
  • BLS: Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider certified through the American Heart Association (AHA) required upon start
  • NCPT: Nationally Certified Psychiatric Technician, preferred

What We Offer Our Flexible Workforce (Per diem/On-call)

  • Competitive starting wage
  • An additional 15% on top of the base hourly rate (if not an employee already in a benefited position)
  • Benefit option available through the Asante Flexible Workforce plan
  • Excellent retirement package with up to a 6% employer contribution

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we are defined by our values - traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service - Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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