Psychiatric Nursing Assistant

Kerrville, TX 78028

Posted: 08/21/2023 Industry: Allied Healthcare Job Number: OG91611583 Pay Rate: $22-24 / hour

Job Description

Psychiatric Nursing Assistant
Zip Code: Kerrville, TX  78028 | Location: River Hills Mall Area
Employment Type: Temp-to-hire | Workplace Type: On-site
Healthcare Specialty: Behavioral Health & Psychiatry | Salary: $22 - $24 an hour
Team1Medical is teaming up with a recognized healthcare organization to seek a Psychiatric Nursing Assistant that provides quality psychiatric nursing care in an inpatient setting. If you have experience working as a Psychiatric Nursing Assistant and want to work close to home in the Kerrville area, submit your resume and see where this opportunity can take you!
Psychiatric Nursing Assistant’s Responsibilities
  • Utilize therapeutic communication skills to promptly engage patients to assist them in meeting the objectives of their recovery plans.
  • Provide care to age-specific patients assigned by the Registered Nurse and assist with daily living activities, hygiene, and eating to improve independence and self-care.
  • Monitor patients and provide observation to ensure the health and safety of all people; Escort the patient to their appointments as required.
  • Serve as a liaison to the recovery or admissions team, and provide ongoing, verbal, and written communication concerning patients’ progress, or lack thereof, to their individualized goals.
  • Assist the licensed nurse in preparing patients for medication administration or treatment, including recording and monitoring vital signs and performing other assigned tasks.
  • Respond effectively in crisis or psychiatric emergencies, verbal de-escalation, and applying TIPS (Treatment Intervention Protection Strategies) under the direct supervision of an RN to avert the crisis to ensure the safety of all patients.
 Psychiatric Nursing Assistant’s Qualifications
  • An associate's or bachelor's degree in nursing is required.
  • License as a Nursing Assistant by the State of Texas is required.
  • A minimum of 2+ years as a nursing assistant is required; experience in an inpatient psychiatric clinic setting is highly recommended.
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in computer, documentation, and reporting skills are required.
  • Strong attention to detail, customer service, and written and verbal communication skills are required. 
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening and criminal background check.
 Company Culture & Perks
  • Work Schedule: Depending on your training, you can choose from 6:30 am – 3:00 pm, 2:30 pm – 11:00 pm, and 10:30 pm – 7:00 am, and days off will rotate every week.
  • Work with a healthcare organization known worldwide for its research and advancements in healthcare.
  • During employment with Team1Medical Staffing, you can enroll in our benefits program, including medical (3 plans to choose from), dental, disability, critical illness, life, vision, accident, and behavioral health insurance. Additional benefits include 401K, direct deposit, and our referral bonus program!  
 Salary: $22 - $24 an hour
 Seize this opportunity to use your nursing assistant experience and submit your application today to see what opportunities are available!
Why Team1Medical?
Team1Medical is one of the most trusted medical staffing agencies in the United States. Our team believes in the importance of learning who you are as a person and a professional. We offer Direct Hire, Temp-to-hire, and PRN positions to allow you to choose the opportunities that best fit your needs. Whether you are an experienced professional or just launching your career, Team1Medical will invest in your success. View more open positions at
Team1Medical, A Reserves Network Company, is a family-owned and veteran-founded company. Since 1987, we have been a trusted partner to employers and job seekers within the healthcare community. As an equal-opportunity employer, we value our employees and foster an environment of respect, integrity, and trust in every aspect of employment. However you identify, and whatever your background, we encourage you to apply today.

 Be sure to click on the link and apply for this opportunity today. If you have any questions or need additional information, call our office at 713-590-2980. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Olivia Gonzalez, CHP
Staffing Consultant

Olivia received her bachelor’s in human resources from the University of Houston. She joined Team1Medical in 2021 as a Staffing Consultant working to enrich Houston’s healthcare by matching healthcare organizations and top-notch candidates to offer the best patient care. In November 2022, Olivia earned her Certified Health Care Staffing Professional® (CHP) certification. Trustworthy, compassionate and a detailed-oriented communicator, Olivia wants to help people find a job they love. She believes that people are the most important asset to any organization and her goal is to help our candidates and clients in enriching their careers and internal resources.

In her free time, Olivia is an enthusiast of music, movies and relaxing with family and friends.

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