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Mental Health Counselor SBU - CNA

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Provide care through effective planning, intervention and evaluation. Meet the needs of the patient, family, and multi-disciplinary team through effective communication, coordination, and documentation and under direct supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Coordinate patient care and report patient changes to the appropriate team members.
  • Ensure that the progress of patients is communicated to staff, physicians, other departments and family. 
  • Provide patient with assigned activities and tasks.  
  • Document patients’ condition in medical and facility records according to policy and regulations.
  • Provide therapeutic interventions on an individual and group basis which are congruent with team structure and program expectations.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of treatment plans when requested.
  • Maintain under the direction of the nurse, ongoing communication with internal and external individuals and/or agencies as appropriate, utilizing effective customer service skills.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable regulatory guidelines and requirements.
  • Demonstrate age related care skills as defined by unit patient populations.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

High School Diploma or GED

One year Mental Health Counseling in-patient experience required or 3 years memory care / skilled nursing facility with behavioral health patients (as evaluated by the supervisor)

Successful completion of nurse assistant training program

BLS on hire

Certified as a nurse aide in the State of Colorado

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

College degree

Organization: West Pines Behavioral Health, Wheat Ridge, CO
Primary Location: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Wheat Ridge
Department: EWP-Psych-Geriatric-Unit
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Shift
FTE: 0.9
Job Number: 18002899
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