Lakeside Behavioral Health System provides an excellent opportunity for those seeking to be part of a team-oriented and compassionate organization. Our staff tell us that our team is their number one reason for working at Lakeside, although we offer competitive compensation, excellent comprehensive benefits, opportunities for advancement, tuition assistance, and paid time off. Since 1969, Lakeside has been the premier provider of specialized behavioral health and addictive disease services in the Memphis and Mid-South region. The 365-bed facility is one of the largest free-standing psychiatric hospital in the United States. We are located on a serene 37-acre campus in northeast Shelby County, serving as the setting for the treatment for children, adolescents, young adults, adults and seniors. Lakesides comprehensive programs treat disorders such as bipolar disorder, psychological trauma, depression and anxiety, mental illnesses and addictive disease disorders such as alcoholism, drug addiction and substance abuse.
Key Responsibilities include: The Certified Nursing Assistant creates a safe environment for patients, saves lives when necessary, provides hope, empowers patients, and teaches new tools for coping to patients. The Certified Nursing Assistant provides direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Primary responsibilities include the provision of a safe and therapeutic milieu, crisis intervention, individual/family education groups and activities of daily living.
Position Requirements: High school diploma/equivalent and formal nursing assistant training program required. (2) years' work experience with the psychiatric patient population highly preferred. State Nurse Aide certification required. Knowledge of psychiatric group processes, therapeutic relationships processes, age specific growth and development, limit setting and behavior management, crisis management with aggressive behaviors, and CPR training preferred.
Shift: 7p-7a S/S
This opportunity provides the following: UHS is challenging and rewarding work environment Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries Competitive Compensation Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan for full-time and part-time positions 401k plan with company match for full-time and part-time positions Generous Paid Time Off.
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