Company Description: Berkshire Health Systems offers individuals the opportunity to work in an environment where they will be challenged, supported, and respected. As the region’s leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services, our employees are affiliated with an award winning teaching hospital, dedicated colleagues, and world class technology. The BHS family is proud to deliver the kind of advanced healthcare most commonly found in large metropolitan centers.
Psych Safety Specialist
$14.49 Per Hour
High School or Equivalent
Up to One Year
High School diploma or equivalent.
Preferred completion of a nursing assistant course or related work experience.
CNA or equivalent is preferred.
Current CPR certification is required.
Hospital approved de-escalation training required.
Patient Care experience preferred.
Ability to speak, read, write the English language in an understandable manner.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Strong verbal communication, computer and documentation skills.
Demonstrated ability to assess potentially violent situations and safely restrain patient and/or visitors when needed.
Must be able to react calmly and quickly to diffuse unpredictable situations that may involve physical confrontation.
Must meet the physical requirements of the position, as outlined in the job description available through the Human Resources department.