Student Nurse Associate- Senior Behavioral Health
PRN/OCC, Shifts: Vary
The Senior Behavioral Health Unit (SBU) is a specialty unit that specializes in geriatrics with neurocognitive disorders as well as medical issues that may influence behaviors which need immediate treatment/ care. SBU staff members utilize a multidisciplinary approach to patient care and are trained to evaluate and understand types of treatment for patients with psychiatric problems such as dementia. SBU has a strong collaboration inside and outside the unit who work closely with physicians and families, respiratory and physical therapist to give a holistic approach to patient care. Staff will assist patients with activities of daily living, provide basic nursing care to non-critical patients and assists in maintaining a safe environment.
Position Summary: Performs a wide variety of patient care activities and supportive services under the supervision of a registered nurse.
Minimum Education: Student in an accredited nursing education program. Student must have junior or senior year status and must have successfully completed fundamental clinical skills portion of the program or must complete the program within the same semester of hiring into the position. (1 st semester of clinicals)
Minimum Experience: None
Licensure Requirement: CPR Required.