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Mental Health Associate-Older Adult Program-Sharp Mesa Vista-Evening-PT

Job ID JR137686 Date Posted 05/19/2023
San Diego, California
  • Mesa Vista Hospital
  • Evening
  • Regular
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Shift Start Time:

3 PM

Shift End Time:

11:30 PM

Additional Shift Information:

Weekend Requirements:

Every Other

On-Call Required:


Hourly Pay Range (Minimum - Midpoint - Maximum):

$21.000 - $25.922 - $31.106

The stated pay scale reflects the range that Sharp reasonably expects to pay for this position.  The actual pay rate and pay grade for this position will be dependent on a variety of factors, including an applicant’s years of experience, unique skills and abilities, education, alignment with similar internal candidates, marketplace factors, other requirements for the position, and employer business practices.

What You Will Do
The Mental Health Associate is a nursing caregiver who works under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse to provide patient care in accordance with each patient's IPOC (interdisciplinary plan of care), hospital policies and procedures and unit/program guidelines.

Required Qualifications

  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent
  • AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association

Preferred Qualifications

  • Some college course work in Psychology, Sociology, Communication, Nursing, or other health care related fields
  • 1 Year experience working in a treatment setting with patients that have acute or chronic psychiatric and/or substance abuse disorders.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to speak, write and comprehend medical terminology in English.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills required.
  • Knowledge of the bio-psycho-social needs of psychiatric patients.
  • Knowledge and skills necessary to provide basic nursing care and mental health care to acute psychiatric patients.

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class

H.S. Diploma or Equivalent; AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association
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