Job Description

Location: Sharon Regional Hospital
Posted Date: 9/17/2020

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making of every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and ever referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

MHW or LPN for Inpatient Behavioral Health. Position can be filled by either LPN or MHW, responsibilities vary by discipline:

The Mental Health Worker (MHW) establishes a therapeutic relationship with assigned patients and is responsible for the overall provision and maintenance of a therapeutic environment in the behavioral health unit. Meets individually with assigned patients and facilitates group intervention. Documents on patient activities as well as interactions with patients. Takes vital signs, weighs patients and collects routine specimens. If LPN, will pass medications. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Closely monitors patient behaviors and intervenes as needed. Works under immediate supervision.

Mental Health Worker Requirements:

*Bachelor’s degree in Health-Related Sciences

*BLS

*Clearances as required by state and federal regulations

*Crisis Management training (within 90 days of hire)

*Experience with Behavioral Health populations

LPN Requirements:

*Pennsylvania LPN Certification

*BLS

*Clearances as required by state and federal regulations

*Crisis Management training (within 90 days of hire)

*Experience with Behavioral Health populations

Job Duties:

*Assists in the delivery of patient care by providing care in accordance with designed treatment plan, actively engaging patients in discussion of their care plan, and reviewing associated progress and documenting accordingly.

*Provides milieu management by encouraging and/or assisting patients to perform all activities of daily living activities and participate in designed programming.

*Monitors the environment and screens patients for related safety issues. Reports and documents findings as required.

*Demonstrates leadership in responding to patient related behavioral crisis or emergencies.

*Uses accepted practices and therapeutic modalities to assist patients in regaining or improving their coping abilities.

* If LPN – Administers patient Scheduled and PRN medications.

Benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K
  • Vacation time
  • Sick Time

EOE


Additional Information

Important COVID message:

Sharon Regional Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous five-point standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in a designated area away from other patients and their families. Our Emergency Department has been reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

Application Instructions

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