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Mental Health Worker - Adult Psych

Company: Hartford HealthCare Careers
Location: West Haven
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Description Job Schedule: Part Time Standard Hours: 36 Job Shift: Shift 3 Shift Details: 36 hours night mhw 3 12 hour shifts, every other weekend every other holiday Work where -every moment -matters.

Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. - We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network. -

St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent's is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system's second-largest hospital.

Job Summary:

Provides direct behavioral health patient care.


  • Assists patients with performing activities of daily living.
  • Provides or assists with providing direct patient care, diagnostic procedures and therapeutic interventions.
  • Observes and records patient behavior and activities. Reports any changes in condition and suggests modifications to the treatment plan.
  • Establishes a therapeutic relationship with assigned patients.
  • Reviews assignment with supervising RN, seeking clarification when unsure of expectations.
  • Maintains open communication with teammates regarding progress on completion of assignment.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to behavioral health patients in a timely and individualized manner.
  • Provides for patient comfort by performing tasks/services that optimize patient satisfaction.
  • Provides for patient safety in a manner that prevents patient injury.
  • Contributes to efficient departmental operations in order to control costs and ensure productivity.
  • Other Duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Associates Degree preferred
    • Behavioral Health experience and college courses in psychology preferred
    • Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.


      We take great care of careers.

      -Hartford Healthcare provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits package and all the benefits of working with a top notch organization:


      • Medical and dental benefits
      • 401(k) plan with employer match
      • Generous paid time off with accrual starting on the date of hire
      • Additional voluntary benefits as well as employee discount programs


        With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. - Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. - We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. - Every moment matters. - And this is -your moment.

Keywords: Hartford HealthCare Careers, West Haven , Mental Health Worker - Adult Psych, Healthcare , West Haven, Connecticut

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