CNA – Mental Health Assistant

Location: Nashville, TN

  

Job Description:    

  • Demonstrates knowledge of human growth and development, ability to gather data, demonstrates knowledge in range treatment, and care of patients appropriate to the ages of patients served as per Scope of Service
  • Promotes customer service initiatives
  • Follows direction of Nurse to meet the needs of the patients
  • Assists patients with activities of daily living as needed
  • Demonstrates ability to perform technical skills and procedures
  • Documents patient care, as appropriate, in a descriptive, non-judgmental way
  • Maintains professional boundaries
  • Leads group when assigned according to assigned unit's program guidelines.

Job Requirements:   

  • Caring and Compassionate CNA
  • Interpersonal skills to successfully interact with external and internal customers.
  • BLS from the American Heart Association
  • Facilitates or Co-facilitates groups as assigned
  • Demonstration of competency in providing basic patient care.
  • Must pass the CNT exam within 6 months of hire and become certified as a CNT OR the successful completion of the Fundamentals of Nursing course in an accredited school of professional nursing (verified by transcript). **A student enrolled in an RN program who discontinues their nursing school program is required to obtain a Nurse Aide in the State of TN within 30 days of their discontinuation of the program.

Assignments:  

  • Contract (13 weeks), per diem and temp-to-perm available
  • Days 7:00am - 7:00pm with rotating weekends