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Mental Health Worker - Per Diem - NYP Westchester Behavioral Health Center

Job ID 00778602 Location Weill Cornell Medical Center
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Location

New York, New York

Shift:

Rotating (United States of America)

Description:

Breakthrough Behavioral Health:

Make It Possible at NewYork-Presbyterian

Mental Health Worker - Per Diem - Flex Coverage

Launch your behavioral health career at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, and discover why we're the nation's #4-ranked center for Psychiatry (U.S. News & World Report). Over a century ago, we introduced the world to moral psychiatric care. Today, our newly renovated inpatient unit, extended observation unit, outpatient, partial hospitalization program, comprehensive psychiatry emergency program and other programs make us a model center for patient-centered innovation. Together, we've built a healing haven for patients. Join us, and experience Making It Possible.

Be the eyes and ears of our expert clinical team as a Mental Health Worker. In this role, you'll observe and document patients' physical, emotional and social behavior, reporting as necessary to the nursing team. Maintain a therapeutic relationship with patients, expertly intervening in times of anxiousness and assisting them with their daily activities. Record vital signs and other important clinical information, as an important resource for the multidisciplinary team. Many of our Mental Health Workers go on to become leaders in Social Work, Occupational Therapy and other areas. Pursue this extraordinary opportunity to gain valuable frontline experience in mental health patient management.

Applicants should be available to work at least 4 shifts per month. The position is temporary located at our NewYork Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health Center.

Preferred Criteria

  • Minimum of one year experience in psychiatry or related field

  • Ideal candidates will have prior experience in a nursing support position

  • A College education

Required Criteria

  • A high school diploma

  • Basic Life Support Certification from the American Heart Association

Join a healthcare system where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Here we foster a culture of respect, diversity, and inclusion. Enjoy comprehensive and competitive benefits that support you and your family in every aspect of life. Start your life-changing journey today.
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