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Safety Care Associate, Full Time, Day, Short Term Care

Company: RWJBarnabas Health
Location: Toms River
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Safety Care Associate, Full Time, Day, Short Term CareReq #:0000084883

Category:Behavioral and Mental Health



Facility:Central Jersey Behavioral Health


Short Term Care (Stc), 1691 U.S. Highway 9, Toms River, NJ 08755

The Safety Care Associate is a Patient Care Associate with experience working with dual diagnosis patient who will have a primary focus on ensuring the safe milieu of the unit. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: conducting mandatory Q15 patient safety checks, environmental safety rounds, 1:1 patient safety watches, assisting with group facilitation and the search and logging of patient belongings.-Under direct supervision of the unit director or designee, the Safety Care Associate will assist with providing direct patient care and reinforcing Safety Together core values and implementing safety initiatives and will participate as a member of the Work Place Violence committee.


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required within one (1) year of hire. Candidates who do not possess a High School Diploma or GED equivalent will be provided the opportunity to enroll in a GED/HSEA program at time of hire as a condition of employment. A hired candidate will be provided one (1) year from date of hire to successfully complete a GED program and obtain the HSEA.
  • CADC preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience working with substance abuse disorders and dually diagnosed population strongly preferred.
  • Experience working in a behavioral health setting preferred.
  • Previous experience as a nurse aide or patient care associate helpful
  • Successful completion of orientation, mandatory education and trainings and High Reliability/ Safety Together training
  • Current BLS for Health Care Providers (CPR and AED) Program Certification, or able to obtain within 30 days of employment.
    Additional Information:

    The Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center (with Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus Behavioral Health Services) constitutes a freestanding 100-bed acute care psychiatric facility which provides inpatient and intensive outpatient programs for adults and older adults diagnosed with psychiatric and dual disorders.

    RWJBarnabas Health is committed to our communities and the members we serve. RWJBH understands that in order to create strong, healthy, and sustainable communities, we have to re-engineer and transform current systems. Providing educational support and resources contributes to our overall social impact mission and community investment efforts.

    RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: RWJBarnabas Health, Brick , Safety Care Associate, Full Time, Day, Short Term Care, Other , Toms River, New Jersey

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