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Complex Care CNA

Do you want to make a positive difference in the lives of people that are challenged with mental illness and substance use disorders? Do you want to join a high-performing team of dedicated professionals who work effectively together, have fun, and share the joy of truly making the word a better place?

Thrive is one of only three nationally Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) in Rhode Island. CCBHCs were created through the "Excellence in Mental Health and Addiction Act" as an initiative to expand access to behavioral healthcare in America.

Through the dedication and commitment of our staff, Thrive's clients receive the highest quality of care available, incorporating proven, effective treatment for substance use and mental health disorders.

The ideal candidate will be results-driven, team-and detail-oriented professional who is comfortable working on multiple tasks in a deadline-oriented environment.

As a Complex Care CNA, you will provide clinical mental health personal support services, housekeeping and laundry services, food shopping, and transportation in coordination with multi-disciplinary team for clients with complex care needs.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES/TASKS:

  • Utilize comprehensive nursing assessments, plans, interventions and evaluations in direct client care.
  • Monitor medications, teach clients effective techniques for managing medications and assist clients in adhering to prescribed regimens
  • Monitor signs and symptoms of psychiatric functioning. Consult with Registered Nurse other treatment staff
  • Take vital signs and monitor patients for bruises, other injuries/wounds
  • Collect information about conditions and treatment plans from caregivers, nurses and doctors
  • Assist with meal preparation, serving and monitoring of nutritional status
  • Coach and assist with light housekeeping and maintaining hygienic living environment
  • Light laundry duties; Maintain/change clean bed linens
  • Assist individuals in transferring from bed to commode to chair
  • Turn or reposition patients who are bedridden
  • Collaborate with other providers, agencies and individuals in the client's network of care
  • Coordinate services within the Organization as needed
  • Assist clients in developing and strengthening their support network to accomplish goals and objectives

Education/Experience:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant credentialing and experience required
  • Minimum (1) year experience in a mental health setting working with clients with disabilities preferred
  • Experience or training in related state and federal assistance programs also preferred
  • Basic computer literacy skills are necessary

Certifications:

  • Rhode Island certified nursing assistant certification required

Benefits: 

Thrive Behavioral Health provides a friendly/family working environment, whose values include Dignity, Respect, Teamwork and Professional Support and Development. Thrive offers generous benefits after 30 days, PTO, paid holidays, your birthday off, and a 401k plan.

If you are excited to join Thrive Behavioral Health, go to https://www.thrivebhri.org/job-opportunities to learn more about our career opportunities.

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Posted
10/02/2021
Salary Range
$26,000.00 - 38,000.00
per Year
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Location
East Greenwich, RI 02818, US