Sutter Health Patient Care Support Specialist in Sacramento, California
SCP-Sutter Center for Psychiatry
Participates in the patient/family care and experience through teamwork, effective communication, and skills under the direction of an RN. Provides support to ensure both the psychiatric and physical care of the patients are met.
Job Description :
HS Diploma or equivalent education/experience
Completion of a certification course for Nursing Assistant preferred.
- 1 Prior experience in a psychiatric or mental health facility in the delivery of direct patient care as is typically acquired in 1 year.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Knowledge of basic nursing aide functions, such as assisting with activities of daily living, obtaining vital signs, and documentation of observations.
Under the direction of the RN priorities and manages multiple demands in an ever changing environment.
Has the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to obtain patients vital sign, assist with activities of daily living and documentation of observations made.
High School Diploma (Required)
Days of the Week:
Every other Weekend
Number of Openings:
This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.
Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
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