Long Island Community Hospital has served this richly diverse region as a patient-first community hospital for more than 60 years. As Long Island’s only independent community hospital, we are 100% committed to becoming the community’s healthcare provider of choice with our greatly enhanced services including the Knapp Cardiac Care Center, our highly-advanced heart disease diagnosis and treatment facility, our new modern surgical pavilion, our unique ER approach, and our high-touch services including women’s imaging, sleep laboratory and orthopedics and more. These services are delivered with the highest level of compassion by our LI Community Hospital staff – Long Islanders with an unmistakable mix of courage and heart who care about the people right here in our community and whose sole purpose is to provide personalized comfort.
The Behavioral Health Associate is an active member of the Interdisciplinary Team and assists the team in the observation, reporting , and intervention of care for all patients. He/she performs services in the provision of supportive and/or restorative care under the supervision of a registered nurse. Performs other duties as assigned by the Charge Nurse and/or Nurse Manager.
Bachelor’s degree and one (1) year of experience or Associate degree with two (2) years experience preferred.
Ability to work effectively with Behavioral Health patients.
Knowledge of non-violent crisis intervention techniques .
Knowledge of Restraint policy and procedure for the hospital
First Aid Training.
Frequently lifts/carries up to 25 lbs.
Occasionally pushes/pulls up to 25 lbs.
Occasionally bends, squats, kneels, and reaches above shoulders.
Sits or stands for long periods of time; 30 minutes or more.