Acadia Healthcare Behavioral Health Associate 1 in Springfield, Missouri


  • Observe patient behaviors, record their conditions and lead them in therapeutic, education and recreational activities

  • May consult with medical professionals and other mental health professionals including social workers, therapists and school teachers

  • Help patients with daily living activities such as eating, dressing and bathing

  • Assesses level of aggression and uses least restrictive means to manage aggressive behavior, avoid seclusion and restraint whenever possible

  • Be able to focus on patients who may require special attention and not compromise patient safety and care.

  • Demonstrate maturity, emotional stability, sensitivity and be patient when engaging patients and staff at all times.

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.