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Facility Based Crisis Specialist PRN, Caldwell Facility Based Crisis in Lenoir, NC at RHA Health Services

Date Posted: 2/16/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Lenoir, NC
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

We are looking for talented individuals who share our dedication to the people we serve and support. RHA is dedicated to supporting people as they strive for increasing independence, personal growth and opportunities in their communities.  The guiding principle of RHA is that every person is unique and, therefore, every path to independence, recovery and wellness is unique.  Our approach to care puts the needs of the people and communities we serve at the center of every decision.

Provides direct patient care to individuals with psychiatric disorders in the facility based crisis center; ensures the safety and well-being of each patient; supports the maintenance of the therapeutic environment.

Education, Licensure, and Experience required for the position include:
High school or GED. two years’ experience in health care work at the level of health care assistant or an associate of arts in mental health; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience must be in the field of mental health. Life experience may be substituted for work experience at the discretion of the supervisor. 2 years’ experience in a health care setting, some knowledge of addiction and recovery programs

Physical requirements to perform essential functions of the job included:
Regularly required to lift 10 lbs. Must be able to lift a minimum of 15 lbs. Must be able to pull minimum of 10 lbs. Must be able to squat, kneel, crawl, crouch, climb, and stoop. Must be able to regularly use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. Required to regularly stand and walk. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in CPR from the floor level requiring to work on hands, knees, bending, standing and lifting. Vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision. Must be able to talk and hear.

If you are ready to make a difference in the lives of people we serve and support apply to join the team today.