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Psych Therapeutic Program Worker - UC Medical Center- 6 Ridgeway Psychiatry

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI MEDICAL CENTER, LLC
Cincinnati, OH 45202
  • Job Code
    056556
Primary Purpose: The Psychiatric Therapeutic Program Worker (TPW), in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team, is responsible for maintaining a therapeutic milieu and a safe environment for all psychiatric patients on the unit. As a member of the patient care team, the TPW performs selected duties under the direction of the Registered Nurse, to ensure quality patient care.

Knowledge and Skills:

Education: High School diploma/GED equivalent. Relevant college coursework (preferred).

Years of Experience: Six months direct patient care experience in psychiatric setting or equivalent college-level coursework in nursing/psychology/social work (required). Specialized training in phlebotomy, vitals signs, and assistance with activities of daily living experience (preferred).

Required Skills and Knowledge: Must be able to demonstrate full range of motion in reaching, bending and stooping. An understanding of psychiatric diagnosis and mental retardation/developmental disabilities is desired. Must have excellent communication skills; sensitivity to the needs of patients/families; and the ability to maintain a safe environment.

License and Certifications: STNA certification preferred or college-level coursework in nursing/psychiatry/social work.





Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-29
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Cincinnati, OH 45202

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