Clinical - Certified Nursing Asst

Rio Grande Valley, TX

Posted: 05/20/2024 Job Category: Clinical Job Post ID: 14154920240520 Pay Rate: $15.00 / hour

Job Description

Position: Psychiatric Nursing Assistant

Job Description:

Provides patient care services under the clinical supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) to provide quality psychiatric nursing care

Work involves providing emergency, health, and personal care services to patients

Maintain direct and on-going therapeutic interactions with patients to promote living and social skills, thus encouraging progress towards a lesser restrictive environment.

Participates in shift reports and recovery team meetings or admission team meetings.

Uses therapeutic communication skills in promptly and effectively engaging patients to assist them in meeting the objectives of their individual recovery plans.

Provides supportive, age specific care to patients as assigned by the Registered Nurse (RN) or designees(s) and assists with activities of daily living, hygiene, and eating to promote independence and self-care.

Monitors patients as assigned and provides observation to ensure the health and safety of all persons. Escorts patient to appointments as required.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Knowledge of patient care techniques and of treatment, therapy, developmental, and patient centered recovery programs.

Knowledge of basic computer skills.

Must be bilingual (English and Spanish)

The PNA performs entry level work in establishing and maintaining an environment that is therapeutic and developmental for persons with mental illness, mental retardation, chemical dependency, social and / or physical disorders in the Mental Health Units.

Performs direct patient care work helping those who are inpatient in their habilitation or rehabilitation efforts.

Will conduct themselves in accordance with the Rules and Regulations relating to Psychiatric Nursing Assistants in the State of Texas.

Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.

Will abide by the rules, regulations, and policies of HHSC and Facility.

Will ensure Contract Office has a current license, if applicable, and current CPR certificate at all times while providing services at the Facility. Failure to do so will require a suspension of services until an updated license and CPR certificate are provided and no monetary penalty will be assessed against the Facility for such suspension in services.


Please reference Job number: 141549

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