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Holland Hospital Mental Health Assistant - Inpatient Behavioral Health in Holland, Michigan

Our BHS inpatient unit has 16 licensed beds and can provide comprehensive assessments, short-term intensive psychiatric treatment, medical management and discharge planning services to adults (18 years and older). The multidisciplinary treatment team consists of Inpatient Psychiatrists/Medical Director, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Mid-Level Providers, Masters prepared Social Workers and Therapists, Mental Health Assistants, Registered Nurses, Occupational Therapy, Occupational therapy assistants and Chaplains when needed.

Serves as an integral member of the multidisciplinary patient care team by implementing delegated aspects of patient treatment plans and participating in the therapeutic milieu under the direction of the RN team leader. This position must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and service to ages: adults to geriatrics ages 19 - 60+ years.

Minimum Education/Training: High School graduate or equivalent.

Registration/Certification or License Required: Current BLS for the Healthcare Provider or completed within 60 days of hire.

Preferred Education/Certification: College level psychology courses.

Preferred Experience: Experience with mentally ill adults. Prior experience in health care facility. Knowledge of medical terminology. Computer literacy. bilingual.

Physical Requirements: Lift and carry 40-50 lbs. Push/pull +/- 150-200 lbs. (Patients on bed, stretcher). Lateral transfer 150-200 lbs. (ie. Patient). Occasional sitting. Occasional twisting, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling. Frequent standing, walking. Frequent keyboard use. Continuous talking, hearing. Able to tolerate frequent contact with noxious odors/sights