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Summer Mental Health Worker - Westchester Behavioral Health Center

Job ID 00765537 Location Westchester Behavioral Health Center
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Location

White Plains, New York

Shift:

Rotating (United States of America)

Description:

Experience The Essence of Who We Are,
Person-Center Care Is At Our Core

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, 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.

Summer Mental Health Worker - Westchester Division

Our Summer Mental Health Worker program provides an opportunity for college students, pursuing careers in the mental health field to gain experience in an inpatient psychiatry setting.  Be the eyes and ears of our expert clinical team as a Summer Mental Health Worker in one of our specialized units. 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 is a full time day-evening rotating shift position including weekends. This program will be between June  to August.

Preferred Criteria

  • College student pursuing a degree in psychiatry, nursing, social work or a related field

Required Criteria

  • High School Diploma
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association

Join a healthcare system where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Here we foster a culture 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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