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Patient Care Assistant I

Recruitment #170809-Y10A-19

Introduction

These positions are at our Lighthouse Substance Abuse Services and at our Fort Supply Campus.

This position also works shift work and weekends.

Major Work Duties: 
Join our team of dedicated staff at Northwest Center for Behavioral Health. We are currently accepting applications for a Patient Care Assistant for our Fort Supply Campus & Lighthouse Services. At this level, employees duties would include Observes, documents, and reports observations, assists clients with daily living skills, performs nonprofessional nursing task, escorts clients & maintains clean safe environment.

NCBH offers excellent benefits & retirement packages.

Drug and Alcohol Pre-employment and Pre-placement Testing: 
Upon a conditional offer of employment, applicants for safety sensitive positions shall be required to submit to urinalysis to test for drugs.  Appointment to a safety sensitive position shall be contingent upon a negative drug test result.

Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.

THIS AGENCY REQUIRES COVERAGE 24 HOURS, 7 DAYS PER WEEK. WORK HOURS AND LOCATION MAY VARY DEPENDING ON BUSINESS NECESSITY. EMPLOYEES MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK WEEKENDS AND OVERTIME.

First Preference / Pre-Announcement: 
DMHSAS facilities must notify the above listed HR department by the opening date and time listed above if they have employees with a first preference request to return to work on a limited duty release.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for providing direct and indirect non-professional nursing care or outreach services in a clinic, hospital, institution or home setting under nursing or medical supervision. This includes performing duties such as taking vital signs, obtaining lab specimens, charting, escorting patients, assisting with activities of daily living, and ordering and receiving supplies.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Patient Care Assistant job family has three levels which are distinguished based on the level of skill required, responsibility and complexity of specific assignments, and the responsibility for providing leadership to others.

Level I:    
This is the basic level where employees perform routine entry-level work, and receive training in providing care or services to patients or clients.  In this role they will primarily assist other patient care staff in performing various functions and work under close supervision.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:    
• High School Diploma or GED
• Valid Drivers License
• Possesses a strong commitment to patient well-being and safety and believes that recovery is possible!

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Upon a conditional offer of employment, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services applicants must submit to a physical examination and shall meet the physical examination requirements of occasionally lifting/carrying 50 pounds and able to push and pull a maximum force of 25 pounds.

Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill any job-related travel normally associated with this position and as such have a valid driver’s license.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:  100% Non-Competitive

***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.


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