Yale New Haven Health System

ED PSYCH CRISIS TECH I

US-CT-Bridgeport
Job ID
63133
Department
ED CRISIS
Category
BEHAVIORAL HLTH & SOCIAL WORK
Position Type
Full Time Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
36
Work Schedule
ROTATING ALL THREE SHIFTS
Work Days
ROTATING WEEKENDS
Work Hours
ROTATING SHIFTS
Work Shift
ROTATING HOLIDAYS
Requisition ID
2017-16588

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient’s specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.

Performs selected patient care services and assists other care providers under the direction of the R.N.. Documents care. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Demonstrates skill in observing and communicating patient needs.
    • 1.1 Identifies changes in patient's condition and communicates significant observations to the nurse in a timely fashion as indicated by report to the nurse.
  • 2. Demonstrates skill in providing direct patient care.
    • 2.1 Accepts report on assigned patients and demonstrates understanding as evidenced by her/his communication.
  • 3. Performs decentralized laboratory testing as credentialed.
    • 3.1 Appropriately collects specimen and performs test (i.e. EKGs, blood drawing, blood sugars and guiac, etc.) following established policy and procedure as observed by supervisor.
  • 4. Completes non direct patient care activities as assigned by NM/designee.
    • 4.1 Follows correct procedure in performing non patient care activities as observed by supervisor.
  • 5. Demonstrates accountability and responsibility in daily performance of role.
    • 5.1 Relocates and rotates to meet patient care needs as observed by supervisor.
  • 6. Performs other duties as requested.

Qualifications

EDUCATION


High school diploma or equivalent. Degree or Certification in Psychology or a related field, or one year experience in a Mental Health Setting, or working with mentally challenged, handicapped or geriatric populations. LPN


EXPERIENCE


*


LICENSURE


Certified Nursing Assistant or EMT or graduate from an accredited nursing program pending licensure.


SPECIAL SKILLS


Good interpersonal skills. Speak and write English proficiently. Successful completion of orientation/evidence of positive initiatives with patients and staff.


PHYSICAL DEMAND


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. They are also required to stand and walk. Must be able to assist with pushing/pulling/lifting patients up to 75 pounds. If the lifting required exceeds 75 pounds and the patient is not ambulatory, assistance form other staff members must be obtained. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Incumbents as well as external and internal applicants who become disabled must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without the assistance of reasonable accommodation as determined on a case by case basis.


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