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Health Aide 3 - 2nd Shift

at State of Georgia

Posted: 9/27/2019
Job Reference #: HEA04AM

Job Description

Georgia Regional Hospital at Savannah is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Health Aide 3 – 2nd Shift. This position will work 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm.

Georgia Regional Hospital – Savannah (GRHS) operates 180 licensed, accredited inpatient beds for two major program areas: 1) adult mental health, 2) adult forensic services.

GRHS offers inpatient adult mental health services, inpatient habilitation services and forensic program services to a catchment area of approximately 45 Georgia counties.


•Vacation - 15 days each year up to 5 years of service; 18 days each year from 5-10 years of service; 21 days each year for 10 years of service
•Sick Leave – accrual at a rate of 10 hours per month (15 days each year)
•Holidays – the state of Georgia recognizes 12 paid holidays
•Retirement - 401(k) with a matching employer contribution and a Defined Benefit Pension Plan
•Available Insurance – Health; Dental; Vision; Legal; Disability; Life & Dependent Life
•Flexible Spending Accounts - Healthcare & Childcare

Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program qualified employer

Job Description for Adult Mental Health (AMH) Units and Forensic Units:

• Provides training to individuals in a variety of areas depending upon the individual's needs.
• Completes required documentation in the individual's and unit records.
• Observes and maintains an awareness of individuals' behavior and physical whereabouts to ensure their security and safety.
• Transports/accompanies individuals to appointments and activities in various locations and off campus visits.
• Participates in providing for a safe, secure, clean and attractive environment for individuals, visitors, and staff.
• Provides assistance to other staff when admitting and orienting new individuals to the unit.
• Conducts activities for recreation and socialization
• Provides clients with help walking, exercising, and moving in and out of bed
• Assist with identifying individuals in medication line
• Assist with lab draws and the collecting of bodily fluid specimens
• Conducts environment rounds
• Participates in interdisciplinary treatment team
• Participates in crisis de-escalation
• Serves on hospital-wide committees
• Group facilitation

This position may provide some level of supervision to Health Aide 2 staff, in addition to the above.

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High school diploma or GED AND One year of experience in a related field OR One year of experience at the lower level Health Aide 2 (HCS021) or position equivalent.


Valid driver's license from the state of Georgia or from the state in which candidate resides and clear motor vehicle report. At least One year of experience as a Health Aide 2 or equivalent. Experience in supervision or leadership role is a plus but not required.