Patient Safety Associate - Mood Disorder, Psych, PRN

Location: Cleveland Heights Health Center

Biweekly Hours: 16.00

Shift: Varies based on hospital needs.

The MetroHealth System is redefining health care by going beyond medical treatment to improve the foundations of community health and well-being: affordable housing, a cleaner environment, economic opportunity and access to fresh food, convenient transportation, legal help and other services. The system strives to become as good at preventing disease as it is at treating it. Founded in 1837, Cuyahoga County's safety-net health system operates four hospitals, four emergency departments and more than 20 health centers.

Summary:


Ensures a safe environment for patients, visitors, employees, and hospital property by rounding in behavioral health units and the emergency department, engaging patients, and promoting a safe and therapeutic environment while working in collaboration with clinical teams.

Qualifications:

Required: HS Diploma or passage of a high school equivalency exam. 2 years of experience working in a Behavioral Health setting, corrections or healthcare facility, or other related experience. Training in WELLE or obtained within 90 days of hire. Possess a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) or obtains it within 90 days of hire. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision Capacity to manage stressful situations, problem-solve quickly, and react appropriately during psychiatric emergencies. Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of cultural, ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Preferred: Associate degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, or another related field from an accredited institution. Experience working as a security guard