• Psychiatric Aide

    Job Locations US-FL-Daytona Beach
    Department
    Psychiatric Services
    Position Status
    Full-Time
    Shift
    Variable
    Requisition Number
    2020-6770
  • Overview

    Halifax Health is seeking a Psychiatric Aide for the Psychiatric Services Department.

    Summary

    This Psych Aide is a non-professional healthcare employee who provides indirect patient care under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse.

    Job Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
    • Prior clinical/behavioral health/mental health experience preferred
    • Must be skilled in providing care for individual patients, as assigned
    • Completion of a CNA training program and licensure required within six months of employment

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Greets patient, visitor, physician and other hospital staff in a courteous and friendly manner
    • Presents a positive attitude and demeanor
    • Responds to concerns or requests
    • Reports to work as scheduled and conforms to working hours
    • Reports to RN when leaving or returning to unit
    • Assists co-workers and with orientation of new staff
    • Maintains patient confidentiality
    • Uses effective and appropriate communication skills
    • Attends unit in-services and staff meetings
    • Obtains equipment and supplies for the unit
    • Assists in maintaining a clean unit
    • Performs tasks as delineated in skills checklist
    • Answers patient call lights promptly and meets patients requests when applicable or communicates requests to RN

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