EastPointe Hospital is a private, free-standing psychiatric hospital for adults located in Daphne, Ala. EastPointe’s clinical and medical professionals assess and evaluate adults in psychiatric crisis. Treatment focuses on stabilizing psychiatric symptoms and preventing psychiatric commitment. Adults admitted to EastPointe will have exhibited life-threatening, destructive or disabling behavior or symptoms. Each patient completes a psychiatric diagnostic evaluation and receives 24-hour clinical care for an estimated thee-to-seven-day stay. The goal is for each patient to return to home or to the least restrictive level of care.
CNA’s in the hospital setting perform daily tasks of obtaining vital signs, obtaining accuchecks, performing EKG’s as needed in addition to basic observation and monitoring of consumer(s) on assigned unit. CNA’s also provide patient care for totally dependent consumers and also demonstrate the ability to deescalate a crisis situation through use of mindset principles while effectively communicating with other staff members.