Behavioral Health Associate 1 - Residential BHT (full time)
Company: Acadia Healthcare
Posted on: August 17, 2019
Description ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 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. OTHER
FUNCTIONS: Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or
equivalent required. Prefer one year experience working with the
specific population of the facility.
LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS: First Aid, CPR, de-escalation
and restraint certification required (training available upon hire
and offered by facility). May require a valid state driver's in
facilities where transporting patient is an essential function.
ADDITIONAL REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS: Education/Experience/Skills
Requirement: Bachelor degree or three (3) years behavioral health
experience strongly preferred. An equivalent combination of
relevant education and/or experience may be substituted as
appropriate that will result in the knowledge and abilities to
perform the assigned work. Qualifications Skills Preferred - Safety
Minded: Some Knowledge Behaviors Preferred - Team Player: Works
well as a member of a group Motivations Preferred - 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 -
High School/GED or better Preferred - Bachelors or better
Experience Preferred - 3 years: Bachelor degree or three (3) years
behavioral health experience strongly preferred. An equivalent
combination of relevant education and/or experience may be
substituted as appropriate that will result in the knowledge and
abilities to perform the assigned work. - 1 year: Prefer one year
experience working with the specific population of the facility.
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
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