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Mental Health Associate/Psych Acute /Sharp Mesa Vista/Night Shift/Per diem

Job ID JR123802 Date Posted 07/07/2022
San Diego, California
  • Mesa Vista Hospital
  • Evening
  • Per Diem
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Shift Start Time:

11 PM

Shift End Time:

7:30 AM

Additional Shift Information:

This is a per diem position. 8-hour evening shift.

Weekend Requirements:

Every Other

On-Call Required:


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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