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Behavioral Health Associate 1

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC137451214
Company Name
Acadia Healthcare
Physical Address

New Castle, DE 19720
Job Description

Description

Ensure the well-being of patients and provide a positive, supportive and structured environment.

Responsible for conducting safety checks and ensuring that supervision is conducted at 15 minute intervals, as noted in special precautions, or in accordance with individualized supervision guidelines as needed.

Document timely, accurate and appropriate clinical information in patient’s medical record.

Assist in providing a safe, secure and comfortable environment for patients, significant others and staff.

Interact routinely with patients, observe behaviors and communicate significant observations to nursing staff.

Oversee or assist patients with activities of daily living, including toileting, bathing, dressing, grooming, oral hygiene, meals, snacks, hydration and changing bed linens.

May obtain patient’s vital signs, height and weight as assigned and document in patient record.

Facilitate patient educational-rehabilitative groups which cover a variety of topics including social skills, coping skills, anger management and independent living skills.

Engage patients in activities and interactions designed to encourage achievement of treatment goals.

Complete and maintain required documentation. Assist with follow-up and paperwork as required on incidents and events that may take place in the facility.

May provide transportation for patient or coordinate transportation with appropriate staff member.

Qualifications

Skills

Required

+ Customer Focus: Advanced

+ Communication: Advanced

Behaviors

Required

+ Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

+ Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations

Required

+ Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

+ Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Education

Required

+ Bachelors or better in Psychology

Experience

Required

+ Prefer one year experience in a psychiatric setting

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 © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


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