Safety Care Associate (Part Time Evening, Voluntary Unit) 9/2/2020
Toms River, NJ
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Location:
Kimball Northeast Unit, 1691 U.S. Highway 9, Toms River, NJ 08755
The Safety Care Associate is a Patient Care Associate with experience working with dual diagnosis patient who will have a primary focus on ensuring the safe milieu of the unit. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: conducting mandatory Q15 patient safety checks, environmental safety rounds, 1:1 patient safety watches, assisting with group facilitation and the search and logging of patient belongings.-Under direct supervision of the unit director or designee, the Safety Care Associate will assist with providing direct patient care and reinforcing Safety Together core values and implementing safety initiatives and will participate as a member of the Work Place Violence committee.
-High School diploma or equivalent required. CADC preferred.
-Knowledge and experience working with substance abuse disorders and dually diagnosed population strongly preferred.
-Experience working in a behavioral health setting preferred.
-Previous experience as a nurse aide or patient care associate helpful
-Successful completion of orientation, mandatory education and trainings and High Reliability/ Safety Together training
The Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center (with Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus Behavioral Health Services) constitutes a freestanding 100-bed acute care psychiatric facility which provides inpatient and intensive outpatient programs for adults and older adults diagnosed with psychiatric and dual disorders
RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer