Mental Health Worker - Part Time (Days) at Augusta Health in Fishersville, Virginia

Posted in Health Care 13 days ago.

Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Under the supervision and/or direction of a registered nurse, the Mental Health Worker provides direct patient care services to patients with psychiatric and chemical dependency disorders. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. This role must be able to provide the care needed as described in the department’s policies and procedures.


  • Must be able to participate in crisis intervention techniques

  • Ability to perform detailed assignments, work under pressure, and relate to patients, hospital/medical staff, and visitors

  • Ability to meet physical and mental requirements for job in a fast paced, complex acute care setting

  • Able to communicate with patients and other staff - verbal, auditory, and in written form using Augusta Health documentation

  • Ability to flex hours as needed with patient population change


Some benefits of working at Augusta Health include:

  • Insurance package including health, dental, and vision

  • Retirement savings helping you to plan for your future

  • Generous paid time off to promote work life balance

  • Free onsite parking

  • 24/7 armed security to ensure your safety

  • Shift and weekend differentials

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Clinical ladder career path program

  • Shared governance

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Onsite child care

  • Augusta Health Fitness Reimbursement Program

  • Individualized orientation with dedicated preceptor

  • Onsite credit union

  • Employee discounts including the cafeteria, gift shop, pharmacy, and movie tickets


Equal Opportunity
Augusta Health recruits, hires and promotes qualified candidates for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran or military discharge status, and family medical or genetic information.