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Mental Health Worker  - Self - Injurious Behavior -5N - Nights

Job ID 00807690 Location NYP/Westchester Behavioral Health Center
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White Plains, New York

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Night (United States of America)

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Over a century ago, NewYork-Presbyterian/Westchester Behavioral Health Center introduced the world to moral, humanistic psychiatric care. We blazed the way for use of the Planetree model and are the first behavioral health facility to be recognized as a Planetree Designated Patient-Centered Hospital with Distinction. Our hospital is also a recipient of Magnet from American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Today, top talented nurses continue to use compassionate, evidence-based practices in the #4 ranked Psychiatry program in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report. It’s a progressive environment—and a premier opportunity for your career. Join a Culture that Supports Excellence in Quality and Patient Satisfaction.

At NewYork-Presbyterian, Mental Health Worker is a life-changing career journey focused on amazing patient outcomes every step of the way. Each of our team member dares to be truly excellent – thriving in a compassionate culture of care and caring. Together, we improve the health of patients and their families, making our communities – and the world – stronger. You’ll work with the brightest minds in healthcare to make tomorrow better for countless human beings. Now, you have the opportunity to join us.

Mental Health Worker  - Self - Injurious Behavior /5N - Nights

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.

This position works the night shift, including on need basis coverage to additional units. Shift is (11:00 pm -  7:30 am ) with alternate weekend included at NYP/Westchester Behavioral Health Center. 

Preferred Criteria 

  • Ideal candidates aspire to careers or degrees in social work or psychiatry.  

  • A college degree and at least one year of psychiatry-related experience

Required Criteria

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Maintenance of Basic Life Support certification

  • Demonstrate commitment to continued learning

  • Successful completion of orientation

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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