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SC Department of Public Safety Nursing Assistant I/Behavioral Health Assistant-A&B in Richland County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities This position is located and worked within the Division of Inpatient Services to include: G. Werber Bryan Psychiatric Hospital, Morris Village, and W.S. Hall Psychiatric Hospital. Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, performs therapeutic care, assists patients in meeting their needs, and assists patients performing activities of daily living. Also assists in providing and maintaining a safe therapeutic environment. Minimum and Additional Requirements State Requirement: * A high school diploma or GED. _Agency Requirements:_ Behavioral Health Assistant A- High school diploma or GED; and less than one (1) year of health care related experience. Behavioral Health Assistant B- Bachelor's degree; or a high school diploma or GED and one year or more of health care related experience. _Note:_ If any Agency Requirements are listed above, applicants must also meet those requirements to be considered for the position. Salary may vary depending on experience and qualifications. Preferred Qualifications Agency Physical Preferred Qualifications: Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds; ability to stand, walk, reach, pull, push, stoop, bend and climb at least two or three flights of stairs. Ability to tolerate noise level and circulate in patient areas for long periods. Must be able to work with repetitive unusual patient behaviors. Additional Comments *Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing work history and education sections of the employment application. The employment application will be considered incomplete and not forwarded. * The South Carolina Department of Mental Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Agency. We provide affirmative action and equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex – including the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, national origin, age, religion, or disability. *Salary: $18,593.00 - $34,402.00 Annually Location: Richland County, SC Job Type: FTE - Full-Time Job Number: 109947 Closing: 8/10/2021 5:00 PM Eastern Class Code: EA02 Position Number: 00000000 Normal Work Schedule: Other Normal Work Schedule (Other): Normal work schedule will be discussed during the interview. Pay Band: Band 2 Opening Date: 02/10/2021 EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Agency Specific Application Procedures: You must apply on-line at Follow the status of your application on-line. Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Mental Health-Inpatient Services-Psychiatric Hospitals/Programs and Nursing Homes Address: 220 Faison Drive Columbia, South Carolina, 29203 Phone: 803-935-6030