Mental Health Aide - Senior Behavioral Health -req3301

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Mental Health Aide - Senior Behavioral Health -req3301

  • Employment Type: Staff - Regular
  • Employee Class: Classif'd Part Time AFSCME HSC
  • Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
  • Shift: 1
  • Work Hours: 6:00 am - 6:30 pm
  • Hours Per Week: 24
  • FTE: 0.6
  • Location: HSC Hospital
  • Department: Senior Behavioral Health
  • Number of Openings: 1
  • Salary Range: $13.95/hr
  • Grade: Classified AFSCME HSC - C1041
  • Float: Yes
  • Rotate: Yes
  • On Call: No
  • Travel: No
  • Weekend/Holiday: Yes
  • Requisition ID: req3301
  • Position Control Number (PCN): H92664
  • Posting Period: internal: 6/2 - 6/7/21
  • Topromote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledocampuses are tobacco-free.  To further this effort, the University ofToledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates foremployment to be nicotine-free.  Pre-employment health screeningrequirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug andother required health screenings for the position. The employment offer isconditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and OccupationalHealth clearance.Position Description:

    Mental Health Aide assists the Staff Nurse and Therapists, in providing delegated tasks on the nursing unit. Assists in maintaining a clean and orderly work area.


    1. High School graduate or equivalent.

    2. STNA (State Tested Nursing Assistant) Certification by Ohio Department of Health required at the time of application.

    3. Ability to write legibly, speak articulately, and follow directions accurately.

    4. Ability to plan and organize work and to work under supervision. Willingness to accept responsibility for patients in their care when performing delegated functions of this position and to perform delegated duties in accordance with established methods and procedures.

    5. CPR certification / Basic Life Support is required.

    6. Will be required to work some weekends and holidays.

    7. May be required to rotate shifts and units.

    8. Physical requirements:

    a. visual acuity of 20/20 or corrected to 20/20 including color vision when applicable;

    b. ability to hear (with or without aides)

    c. ability to orally communicate

    d. good manual dexterity

    e. ability to push, pull, roll, and transfer/lift 50 pounds occasionally

    f. ability to stand, walk frequently

    g. ability to bend, reach, stoop, kneel frequently; and

    h. ability to perform CPR

    Working Conditions:Working conditions include but are not limited to an environment of high stress where exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other infectious agents, unpleasant odors, limited space, dust and fumes, variations in environmental temperature, hazardous chemicals, loud noise, radiation risk, laser exposure, physically demanding workloads, heavy lifting of at least 30 pounds but often more. Many repetitive activities and motions such as bending, standing and walking for extended periods of time are required. Some risk of verbal, physical and emotional aggression may be experienced.

    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

    The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

    The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

    Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo




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    Job No:
    Posted: 6/10/2021
    Application Due: 9/8/2021
    Work Type: Full Time