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Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-Iowa Mental Health Patient Care Assistant-CNA in Waterloo, Iowa

Our inpatient Behavioral Health Care units offer evaluation and treatment to adult, teen and adolescent patients who are in an acute phase of psychiatric illness or are experiencing an emotional or life crisis. We individualize each treatment program, led by a psychiatrist who directs a professional health care team in a multidisciplinary team approach. The Patient Care Assistant, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse, works collaboratively with the health care team to provide outcome/goal-based patient care. The Patient Care Assistant observes and reports the patient's response and progress to interventions. Adheres to MercyOne Northeast Iowa's performance expectations and performs all defined services and other related duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of MercyOne Northeast Iowa. Verification (by transcript or certification) of successful completion of Nurse Aide I course or successful completion of the Competency Test. Nurse Aide II-Advanced course is preferred and may be provided post-hire. No prior experience required. Requires the ability to read, write and understand the English language, and communicate effectively with patients, visitors, staff and physicians while performing their job duties. BLS. Mandatory Reporter. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training (NVCI) within 6 months of hire. (Mental Health, CD). In Home Health must have completed Nurse Aide I course. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled