St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, a 244-bed hospital located in Enid, OK and founded in 1915, proudly serves the residents of Northwest Oklahoma with progressive and comprehensive healthcare services. Patients receive the care they need from a highly-skilled healthcare team that has been recognized for their quality care. St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center is a subsidiary of, Universal Health Services Inc. (UHS), one of the nation’s largest and most respected healthcare management companies.
St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center provides comprehensive medical and surgical services including progressive cardiac services; emergency services with a 24-hour trauma center; dedicated women’s center with a fully accredited Women’s Imaging Center; Joint Replacement Institute; comprehensive inpatient Rehabilitation Institute that is CARF accredited; Wound Care Center; Laboratory accredited by CAP and AABB.
The Mental Health Worker performs selected patient care activities. They are a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team and provides support for the patient’s therapeutic treatment plan. Primary responsibilities include observing and recording patient information pertinent to the treatment plan. Primary responsibilities include observing and recording patient information pertinent to the treatment plan and reporting this information to the Staff Registered Nurse. Must be capable of physically assisting patients, dealing with patient emergencies, and working as part of the clinical team.
St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at St. Mary’s via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of St. Mary’s. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by St. Mary’s as a result of the referral or through other means.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Licensure, Training & Travel Requirements (if applicable):
• High school diploma/GED required with post high school education preferred.
• Crisis Intervention Training (CPI) training required within 6 months of hire.
• 1-3 years’ experience preferred.
• Moderate supervisory skills required.
• BLS required before starting on the floor.
Ensures patient dignity and respects patient’s values.
Operates within ethical standards.
Treats patients with professional demeanor, in accordance with established facility practices.
Able to communicate needs of patients
Conducts activities in accordance with patient diagnosis and needs.
Completes progress notes according to program procedures.
An active member of the interdisciplinary team.
Assists counselors and/or Therapists in provision of patient care in accordance with individual treatment plans.
Performs patient care tasks as assigned.
Establishes and maintains communication and therapeutic relationships with patients.
Observes patient progress and reports status to appropriate Therapist, Counselor or charge nurse.
Assists patients with activities of daily living (ADL) and transportation to activities away from the facility.
Monitors and documents patient’s food and fluid intake (I & O); feeds patients as required.
Monitors patient bathing and provides assistance, as necessary. Assists patients with personal laundry if necessary.
As necessary, assists and escorts patients during admission, transfers, discharges and outside activities.
Collects specimens and transports, delivers to proper area(s) as directed.
Intervenes with patients who disregard, violate or ignore unit safety rules. Reports and signs of increasing aggression, suicidal behavior, danger of elopement, violation of smoking rules or violation of any other unit/facility safety rules.
Assists in placing patients in seclusion or restraints and observes suicide/seclusion precautions.
Assists in emergency care if necessary.
Organizes, plans, and supervises therapeutic activities for individual patients and for groups in accordance with patient care treatment plans.
Attends and contributes to therapeutic groups, community meetings and activities.
Promotes and encourages patient participation in therapeutic groups and activities.
Interacts with patients and families in support of patient care treatment plan.
Maintains communication with patients and families in support of the counseling program.
Checks, and documents luggage and personal belongings upon admission and maintains patient property list.
Regularly observes and records patient’s temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure and weight.
Assists in orientation for patients and families.
Attends appropriate facility in-service training programs.
Provides resources and support for patient before, during and after treatment.
Provides support and assistance for facility-sponsored community education and outreach programs as directed.
Actively involved in measuring patient performance.
Communicates results and trends to supervisor.
Provides feedback to supervisor on ongoing basis in regards to concerns, improvements, changes, etc..
Identifies areas needing improvement and utilizes the facility performance improvement process. Actively participates in department processes as required.
Insures facility is safe and reports deficiencies to supervisor.
Checks for and reports malfunctioning or damaged equipment, destruction of property or signs of contraband.
Helps maintain unit cleanliness and neatness for patient comfort.
Completes all required competencies per program regulations.
Attends in-services, seminars, etc. to promote learning.
Ensures confidentiality of all information encountered.
Trained in CQI+ and follows procedures of CQI+.
Timely and accurate submission of CQI+ outcome data on a weekly basis including responsiveness to weekly feedback.
Utilizes universal precautions at all times to prevent and control infection.
Performs other duties as required and assigned.
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