Apr 10, 2021

Mental Health Assistant

  • VCU Health System
  • Richmond, VA, USA

Job Description

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The chief objective of this position:

      • To provide 1:1 care to the child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient being treated for cardiovascular, transplant, medical, surgical, oncological, neurological, psychiatric, rehabilitation, women's and children's conditions who have been determined to require close observation. To function as a primary partner/team member based on medical orders and the plan of care develop by RN or licensed independent practitioner while maintaining a clean safe environment.
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

      • N/A
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

      • AHA BLS HCP Certification or equivalent
    • Experience REQUIRED:

      • None required
    • Experience PREFERRED

      • Allied health or nursing student, EMT, Medical Assistant or Nursing Assistant experience

    • Education/training REQUIRED: (Note: work experience may be considered in lieu of credentials not required by law with HR approval. Work experience must be specific to role)

      • High school diploma or GED
    • Education/training PREFERRED:

      • Completion of EMT, Certified Nursing Assistant or Medical Assistant Program