Mental Health Worker - In-patient Psychiatry - Nights

NYP/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
Behavioral Health, Psychiatric
Contract Type
Full Time
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Mental Health Worker - In-patient Psychiatry - Nights

Launch your behavioral health career at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, and discover why we're the nation's #3-ranked center for Psychiatry (U.S. News & World Report). Over a century ago, we introduced the world to moral psychiatric care. Today, our newly rennovated inpatient unit, extended observation unit, outpatient, partial hospitalization program, comprehensive psychaitry emergency program and other programs make us a model center for patient-centered innovation. Together, we've built a healing haven for patients. Join us, and experience Making It Possible.

Be the eyes and ears of our expert clinical team as a Mental Health Worker. In this role, you'll maintain a therapeutic relationship with patients, expertly intervening in times of anxiousness and assisting them with their daily activities. Observe and document patients' physical, emotional and social behavior, reporting as necessary to the nursing team. Record vital signs and other important clinical information, as an important resource for the multidisciplinary team. Many of our Mental Health Workers go on to become leaders in Social Work, Occupational Therapy and other areas. Pursue this extraordinary opportunity to gain valuable frontline experience in mental health patient management.

This position will work 8 hour night shifts (11pm-7pm) with alternate weekends included in the NYP/ Weil Cornell Emergency Department.

Preferred Criteria
  • Minimum of one year experience in psychiatry or related field
  • Ideal candidates will be pursuing a nursing degree

Required Criteria
  • A high school diploma
  • Basic Life Support Certification from the American Heart Association

Join a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.


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