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Residential Assistant

Requisition #: 192663
Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Nursing Support/Patient Care
Work Shift: Rotating Shift
Work Week: Casual (less than 20)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Sept. 16, 2019

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Responsible for monitoring pregnant women with substance use disorders who are currently being treated in the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center’s Center for Addiction and Pregnancy (CAP). Duties include behavioral monitoring, respectful communication with residents, providing a safe environment overnight and communication with the CAP treatment team. This position refers urgent medical issues by phone to 911. Good communications skills and compassion are essential. Performs other duties as required by the CAP Patient Care Manager (PCM)/designee.




Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Work requires a high school level of education and one to two years experience working within the substance abuse or mental health field.

No certification, registration, or licensure required.

Analytical ability to monitor resident needs by observation and communicating those needs to the appropriate individuals. This includes receiving night handoff from evening shift and performing morning handoff to day shift.

Good communication skills are essential to effectively communicate with residents and with the CAP treatment team. Individual should be able to interact effectively and professionally with hospital/medical center staff and residents and to work independently and make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action within the parameters of the unit guidelines. Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions and possess good interpersonal skills.

Possess written skills to record observations of residents’ activities.

Work Location: JHBMC

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