Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics, and Primary Care.
Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations. For more information about Nuvance Health, visit www.nuvancehealth.org.
The Mental Health Worker (MHW) provides direct and indirect patient care under the direction of an RN or physician. Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, emotional support and performs more complex clinical skills under the direction of an RN. Population served based on scope of services in the department
Education and Experience Requirements:
• High School diploma or equivalent.
• Minimum of one (1) year experience working in Behavior Health or long-term care.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:
• Basic computer knowledge
License, Registration, or Certification Requirements:
• BLS Certification within 90 days of hire.
• CPI Certification within 30 days of hire.
• PREFER: CT, MA or NY CNA Certification.