BridgeportRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Bridgeport jobs

ED Psych Crisis Tech

Company: Yale New Haven Health System
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:


To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient's specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.

Performs selected patient care services and assists other care providers under the direction of the R.N.. Documents care. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.



1. Demonstrates skill in observing and communicating patient needs.

1.1 Identifies changes in patient's condition and communicates significant observations to the nurse in a timely fashion as indicated by report to the nurse.

2. Demonstrates skill in providing direct patient care.

2.1 Accepts report on assigned patients and demonstrates understanding as evidenced by her/his communication.

3. Performs decentralized laboratory testing as credentialed.

3.1 Appropriately collects specimen and performs test (i.e. EKGs, blood drawing, blood sugars and guiac, etc.) following established policy and procedure as observed by supervisor.

4. Completes non direct patient care activities as assigned by NM/designee.

4.1 Follows correct procedure in performing non patient care activities as observed by supervisor.

5. Demonstrates accountability and responsibility in daily performance of role.

5.1 Relocates and rotates to meet patient care needs as observed by supervisor.

6. Performs other duties as requested.



High school diploma or equivalent. Degree or Certification in Psychology or a related field, or one year experience in a Mental Health Setting, or working with mentally challenged, handicapped or geriatric populations. LPN


Prefer two years of CNA/PCT experience in a nursing home or hospital setting with psychiatric experience preferred.


Certified Nursing Assistant or EMT or graduate from an accredited nursing program pending licensure.


Good interpersonal skills. Speak and write English proficiently. Successful completion of orientation/evidence of positive initiatives with patients and staff.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. They are also required to stand and walk. Must be able to assist with pushing/pulling/lifting patients up to 75 pounds. If the lifting required exceeds 75 pounds and the patient is not ambulatory, assistance form other staff members must be obtained. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Incumbents as well as external and internal applicants who become disabled must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without the assistance of reasonable accommodation as determined on a case by case basis.

Additional Information:

HOURS: Part time; 12 hr shifts, Day/Evening with every other weekend and rotating holidays

Keywords: Yale New Haven Health System, Bridgeport , ED Psych Crisis Tech, Other , Bridgeport, Connecticut

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Connecticut jobs by following @recnetCT on Twitter!

Bridgeport RSS job feeds