General Summary of Position Responsibility:
Under the direction of the Charge Nurse, Clinical Managers/Manager of Clinical Services or Unit Director, functions as a leader of milieu activities and supporter of clinical operations within the treatment team. Knowledgeable and competent in identifying and intervening in patient crises. Provides consistent reports of patient progress to parent(s)/guardian and treatment team. Understands and integrates into the delivery of patient care the needs of pediatric and adolescent patients in regard to their growth and development process. The position actively supports the Hospital’s and the Department’s quality goals and service excellence principles.
Essential Job Functions:
Under the supervision of the Charge Nurse, Clinical Managers/ Manager of Clinical Service and/or Unit Director:
2. Team Membership
3. Professional Development.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Bachelor's degree required in psychology, nursing, social services or other related fields.
2. Minimum of one year of direct experience in a mental health setting, paid or unpaid, preferred.
3. Must have strong knowledge of basic child care and development, mental disorders affecting children, signs of physical abuse/neglect, appropriate adult conduct towards normal and disturbed children, etc.