Full Job Description
The Psychiatric Aide/Health Care Aide provides basic nursing care to assist in meeting the patient’s safety, hygiene, nutrition, mobility, and recreation needs on an adult acute care mental health unit. The main activity is providing one-to-one constant observation to highly at-risk patients, including recognizing unsafe behaviors or situations and maintaining effective communication with patient care team. All activities carried out by the Aide are consistent with Covenant Health’s mission, values, policies and procedures. This position is covered by the terms and conditions of the AUPE Auxiliary Nursing Collective Agreement.