Acadia Healthcare Certified Nursing Assistant / Home Health Aide - IDD/ASD RTF in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Unit Specific Performance Objectives
Proficient with applicable nursing competencies.
Assists clients with fulfilling special needs associated to their activities of daily living.
Relates basic principles to Children & Adolescents:
Use of children's therapeutic milieu
Use of adolescent milieu program
Level and point system
Age appropriate therapeutic interventions
Demonstrates the ability to therapeutically communicate with children, adolescents, and adults in confrontational situations
Appropriate use of variance reports
Location and use of policy books
Identifies resources for patient/resident education
Attends In-service and continuing education programs per hospital and unit guidelines
Participates in required team meetings and with outside agencies as scheduled
Demonstrates effective decision-making skills and sound clinical judgment
Demonstrates knowledge of the unit's Performance Improvement Program (PI)
Identifies areas of personal and unit practice needing improvement
Recognizes age appropriate behaviors in the various stages of childhood, ages 12-17 years old
Able to differentiate abnormal behavior from age appropriate behavior
Maintains competence in identified universal core and critical competencies
Performs other duties as requested.
Participates in own performance process.
MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:
High School Diploma and/or GED Equivalent
Mental health experienced preferred.
Must be knowledgeable of the developmental stages and behaviors for age group of assigned clients
Knowledge of group dynamics preferred.
CCM(Comprehensive Crisis Management) and CPR certification, renewed annually.
Valid Act 34/34 clearances.
Valid PA Driver's License.
Must meet job competencies within 90 days of hire.
Maintains competence in identified universal, core and critical competencies.
We are a Drug Free Workplace & an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Customer Focus: Advanced
Safety Minded: Advanced
Attention to Detail: Intermediate
Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work
Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility
Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals
Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
- High School/GED or better
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)