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Job Description

Job Responsibilities Benefits Supplemental QuestionsAdditional

DMH is a drug-free workplace. All candidates will be required to pass a mandatory pre-employment drug test.

This position is located at Harris Psychiatric Hospital in Anderson, South Carolina 29621.

This position is under the supervision of the registered nurse, and /or licensed practical nurse. The employee will perform basic therapeutic care in assisting the population served consistent with a therapeutic and engaging environment. The employee meets patients' needs in performing activities of daily living which may include assistance in bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting and transferring. Position requires that you must be able to lift fifty (50) pounds consistently. Must be able to perform "de-escalation techniques" and manage behavioral crises which may include hospital approved restraint techniques. This position requires that you be flexible and willing to adapt to changing conditions and various work assignments. It requires that you perform routine duties following clearly prescribed standard practices involving readily understood rules and procedures. These positions require flexibility in your work hours to include weekends and holiday coverage.

This job posting is intended to fill any vacant Human Service Assistant (BHA A/B) position(s) within Harris Psychiatric Hospital.

Minimum and Additional Requirements:

State Requirements: There are no minimum training and experience requirements for this class.

DMH Requirements:

* Behavioral Health Assistant A - High school diploma or GED with no experience
* Behavioral Health Assistant B - High school diploma or GED and at least one (1) year of direct patient care experience.

Note: If any agency requirements are listed above, applicants must also meet those requirements to be considered for the position.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Behavioral Health Assistant A - High school diploma or GED with no experience
* Behavioral Health Assistant B - High school diploma or GED and at least one (1) year of direct patient care experience.

This position works either 7AM-3:30PM, 3PM-11:30PM or 11PM-7:30AM including rotating weekends.

Additional Comments:

Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing work history and education sections of the employment application. If only a resume is submitted the employment application will be considered incomplete and not forward to the hiring manager.

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