Behavioral Health Associate

Acadia Healthcare

Conway, AR 72034

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

Description


As a Behavioral Health Associate at Little Creek Behavioral Health you will participate in the development and implementation of patients' treatment plan by:


+ Providing care and close supervision of facility patients and documenting behavior


+ Developing positive relationships with patients and co-workers


+ Following facility policies and procedures implementing treatment plans and providing crisis intervention as necessary.


+ Actively participant as part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction


+ Act as a role model in using appropriate counseling skills by de-escalating aggression, using active listening skills, using appropriate tone and volume of voice, providing a high frequency and variety of positive reinforcements, maintaining appropriate boundaries, and promoting a positive peer culture.


One of the most rewarding aspects of working as a Behavioral Health Associate is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career.


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:


High school diploma or equivalent required. Prefer one year of experience working with the specific population of the facility.


LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:


CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility). First aid may be required based on state or facility.


Qualifications


Education


Required


+ High School/GED or better


Experience


Required


+ 1 year: 1 year of working experience.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)



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