Job Openings Psychiatric Nursing Assistant

About the job Psychiatric Nursing Assistant

We are seeking compassionate and dedicated individuals to join our team as Psychiatric Nurse Assistants (PNAs) at a psychiatric hospital. Successful candidates will work with children and adults in a rewarding environment. While psychiatric experience is preferred, we welcome candidates strongly committed to direct client care.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • Provide emergency, health, and personal care to clients in a psychiatric hospital setting.
  • Engage in therapeutic client interactions, fostering a supportive and healing environment.
  • Monitor clients during meals and activities, ensuring a safe and structured environment.
  • Monitor clients' psychiatric symptoms or health states and accurately document observations in records as needed.
  • Document clients' behaviors and interactions to contribute to comprehensive patient records.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Unit Manager and Resident Specialist.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Direct patient care (2+ years)
  • Any of the following licenses/certifications in the state of Texas (TX):
    • Valid American Red Cross Basic Life Support (ARC BLS)
    • Valid American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA BLS)
  • Valid Regular Driver License (DL)
  • Must be able to pass CPR and TIPS (Trauma Intervention Protection Strategies)

Note:

  • Willing to undergo regular COVID-19 testing.
  • Must pass a urine drug screen and background check.
  • Must pass an FBI fingerprint background check.