Eastern State Hospital, a division of CKMS and managed by UK HealthCare, is currently recruiting for a full-time Nursing Assistant. This position functions at an advanced paraprofessional level in assisting with the implementation and operation of programs within an adult psychiatric facility. Assists in providing age appropriate and specific needs, treatment services, and performs related tasks as required. Provides direct patient care by planning, organizing and implementing psychiatric rehabilitation activities. Assists in escort of patients to and from activities. Assists in screening and basic assessment of patients. Provides documentation and keeps records of patient behavior. Assists in patient supervision of patients during treatment/support activities. Leads/co-leads activities groups in Recovery Mall. May supervise patients during outings. Implements hospital and departmental policies, procedures, rules and regulations in assuring a safe, therapeutic environment. Various shifts are available.
High School Graduate or Equivalent is required. Associate Degree is preferred. No experience is required.
Eastern State Hospital
Why Work Here?Eastern State Hospital provides recovery-focused, individualized inpatient acute care mental health services in a modern, comfortable setting. Managed by UK HealthCare, the new state-owned facility opened in 2013. We provide acute psychiatric care for adults (age 18 and over) with severe and persistent mental illness who live in the 50 counties surrounding and including Fayette County, Ky. The Central Kentucky Recovery Center for individuals with mental illness who are transitioning to the community.
Excellent Benefits! State of the Art Facility