Psychiatric/Social Health Technician- NPS-1601A - 57114

Full Time | New York City, NEW YORK | 5 days

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Full Time

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Job Description

Marketing Statement

NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue is America’s oldest public hospital, established in 1736. Affiliated with the NYU School of Medicine, the 844-bed hospital is a major referral center for highly complex cases, with its 6,000 employees including highly skilled, interdisciplinary clinical staff. It sees more than 110,000 emergency room visits and 500,000 outpatient visits annually. Bellevue is an academic medical institution of international renown. We have served as an incubator for major innovations in public health, medical science, and medical education. Bellevue is a Level I Trauma Center delivering around-the-clock care in adult, pediatric, psychiatric and pediatric psychiatric emergencies as well as in the nationally-designated categories of cardiology, neurology, toxicology, and neonatology. In addition to providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient state-of-the-art care Bellevue is a city-wide medical specialty referral source. Bellevue’s clinical centers of excellence include: Emergency Medicine and Trauma Care; Cardiovascular Services; Designated Regional Perinatal Center and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (ICU); Comprehensive Children’s Psychiatric Emergency Program; and Cancer Services.

Job Description

Examples of Typical Tasks:

1) Responsible for the delivery of safe, quality patient care and services sunder the direction of a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance with Bellevue Hospital's policies and procedures
2) Member of a designated care team and collaborates with team members in achieving goals
3) Receives assignment from the Registered Nurse
4) Accepts aspects of care delivery for individual patient/family as delegated by the Registered Nurse
5) Introduces self to patient/family and explains what will be done for/with each patient
6) Identifies what the patient/family and explains what will be done for/with each patient
7) Gathers patient data and documents on flow sheet:
• Temperature, Pulse, Respiration
• BP
• Height, Weight
• Fingerstick
8) Reports observation of patients/data to the RN consistently throughout the tours
9) Assures patient privacy at all time
• Draws curtain/closes door while providing care
• Assures appropriate dress
• Does not discuss patient in public areas
10) Reports patient experience of pain/discomfort immediately to the Registered Nurse
11) Provides patient care as delegated by Registered Nurse

Minimum Qualifications

1. One year of satisfactory experience as described in Examples of Typical Tasks in a hospital, health care or medical facility; or
2. One year of satisfactory experience in providing non-professional nursing or medical support services in a hospital, health care or medical facility and satisfactory completion of prescribed courses in an approved training program in mental health or social health care.  Also the following:
3. Ability to establish successful interpersonal relationships with patients and co-workers.
4. Good knowledge of methods and procedures used in applying appropriate treatment.
5. Ability to effectively carry out oral and written instructions.

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