Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center & Hospital Geriatric Nursing Assistant - Behavioral Health - Levindale (GNA M2) in Baltimore, Maryland
Geriatric Nursing Assistant - Behavioral Health - Levindale (GNA M2)
1-2 years experience is required
Experience is required
The Behavioral Health Unit is comprised of two 40-bed units, and boasts more than 100 staff members. Staff members in the BH are good communicators and are able to set boundaries, hold confidences, and establish and maintain trust. Patients in the BH Unit are admitted with medical and psych diagnoses. The length of their stay is 23 days, which provides an opportunity for clinical staff to analyze a patient's behavior and cultivate a relationship that may help a patient see him- or herself in a better way. During their stay, patients will receive help with medication management and rehabilitation services if needed. Staff members will also assist in engaging patients in group activities and one-on-one exercises. Provides safe, age-appropriate patient care, assisting with Activities of Daily Living while maintaining a safe and clean environment. Requirements: Entry level knowledge; basic employment skills; High School diploma or GED equivalent; C-GNA licensure, CPR/First Aide; Communication devices, Synquest and basic computer skills, Hoyer lift and specialty beds, Basic medical equipment; Prefer 2-3 years Medical, Dementia, and Behavioral Health experience. 8 Hour shifts and every other weekend. Pre-qual: Do you have current CPR certification from an American Heart Association approved provider?
Part of LifeBridge Health, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital has been carrying out its vision for nearly 125 years to provide quality health care and forward-looking programs for people who are elderly or disabled. It was the first facility in Maryland to implement the Eden Alternative program for elder care. Levindale is a smoke-free workplace. M/F/PV/IWD Employer
Behavioral Health Dept - L2000