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Are you ready to start your Nursing career? Applications will be accepted for our Summer, 2023 New Graduate RN Transition to Practice Program. See below for details!

  • New Grad Residency Program – Spring cohort starting on July 24, 2023.
  • Application period: March 13 – 24, 2023

Behavioral Health Assistant - Central Support

San Diego, California
Job ID 11526 Date posted 03/16/2023 Schedule Full-Time Shift Evening Department Allied Health

The Behavioral Health Assistant is a caregiver who functions under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse. The Behavioral Health Assistant provides patient care in accordance with each patient's individualized plan of care, unit standards and guidelines, and hospital policies and procedures. Provides support to patients experiencing acute or chronic mental distress.

High School Diploma, GED or foreign equivalent
BLS for Healthcare Providers, issued by the American Heart Association (UCSD employees may use BART certification in lieu of BLS)

Bachelor's Degree
2 years of experience
Six months experience working in a psych program, schools, residential day treatment centers, security, clinical experience, etc.
Child and Adolescent experience
Training/Certification in CPI
CNA/MA experience

The expected hiring range for this position is $20.96 to $28.81 

Rady Children’s Hospital is committed to compensation that is externally competitive and internally equitable.  We demonstrate this commitment by conducting regular market reviews to remain competitive with organizations of similar size in the nonprofit, healthcare sector.  The range listed above does not represent the full salary range for the position but is the expected hiring range for qualified candidates.  Compensation decisions consider a variety of factors including experience, education, licensure, unique skillsets, organizational need, and internal equity. 


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