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Acadia Healthcare Behavioral Health Associate 1 - ALL SHIFTS AVAILABLE - RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT PROGRAM MARKET STREET (Full time and part time) in Springfield, Missouri

Description

As a Behavioral Health Associate at Lakeland, 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 participate as part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision and 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. And you will have the opportunity to grow, learn and advance in your career.

Qualifications

Skills

Required

  • Attention to Detail: Novice

Behaviors

Required

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Motivations

Required

  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

Education

Required

  • High School/GED or better

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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