The Seniors Mental Health program provides assessment, treatment and rehabilitation programs for individuals, generally over the age of 65 with psychiatric illness such as dementia, and mood and/or thought disorders. The goal of the program is to assist each patient to gain his or her optimal level of functioning in preparation for community integration. Specialty programming offered in areas of: Mood and Thought Disorder, Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Enrichment and Specialized Dementia. The service focuses on providing treatment and medication recommendations for seniors with complex presentations.
As a Psychiatric Aide, you will perform activities within a multi-disciplinary team to meet the personal care needs and comforts of patients in accordance with the patient care plan and facility policies and procedures. Your duties will includes assisting with the provision of routine nursing care to meet patients' hygiene, nutrition, mobility, recreation and safety needs; assisting with organized activities or programs; as well as observing and reporting on a patient's mood, health, and wellbeing. You will be assisting in the maintenance of a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors, and maintaining effective communication with patients and health professionals.
Classification: Psychiatric Aide
Union: AUPE AUX
Department: PCU Gero Psychiatry Apollo
Primary Location: Cent. Ctr for MH and Brain Inj
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 21-AUG-2020
Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
Date Available: 31-AUG-2020
Temporary End Date: 31-AUG-2021
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 5
Shifts per cycle: 25
Shift Pattern: Evenings, Nights
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $21.74
Maximum Salary: $25.34
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Completion of Grade 12. Completion of Personal Care Aide or Mental Health Aide Certificate or equivalent. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).
Additional Required Qualifications: