Job Posting for Psychiatric Clerk / SAFETY WATCH MONITOR at Bond Health
Psychiatric Clerk / Medical Assistant / Safety watch monitor Needed
A key member of the Behavioral Health Service team, this position principally supports suicide prevention and observation efforts. Other activities in support of the Behavioral Health Service team are conducted as clinically indicated and time permitting.
Conduct one-on-one, direct observation of patients at risk of self-injury or suicide. Under the supervision and guidance of a licensed behavioral health professional, conduct observational rounds on suicide watch and/or in select behavioral health settings. Reliably document and communicate observations of patients on suicide watch and/or housed in behavioral health units. Perform crisis intervention and de-escalation as indicated. Monitor patients and promote prosocial behavior. Participation in unit treatment team planning. Documentation of critical incidents and treatment progress in patient's medical record at the discretion of supervisor. Participation in unit morning report and regular unit staff meetings. May facilitate community meetings. Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required. Other duties as assigned by management.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Ability to effectively interact with institutional and clinical staff.
Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance requirement.
Employees must be able to perform the following:
Required to exert up to 50 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects including the human body.
Required to kneel, stoop, crouch and/or crawl occasionally. Frequent walking throughout site; to include walking up and down flights of stairs.
Must have and maintain sufficient strength, agility, and endurance to perform during stressful (physical, mental and emotional) situations encountered on the job.
Occasional running when responding to emergencies; must be able to perform BLS.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. Frequently required to sit, use hands/fingers to handle or feel, and talk/hear.
Requires critical thinking, organizational, decisive judgment, communication, good customer service skills. Must be able to handle multiple tasks, be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions as needed. Must follow departmental policies and procedures at all times
For further information and to apply, please contact: Yanet Haile Account Manager, Bond Health Staffing 5824 12th Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11219 Office: 1-718-302-0040 ext. 205 Fax: 1-718-302-0070 Yanet@bondhealthstaffing.com