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Driver/Behavior Health Associate at Vermilion Behavioral Health

Driver/Behavior Health Associate

Vermilion Behavioral Health Lafayette, LA Full Time

BENEFITS:

Vermilion Behavioral Health Systems provides a comprehensive benefits package for full time employees which may  include: 

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Time off Accrual
  • Excellent training program
  • Professional growth opportunity that is second to none in the industry. Join a team with defined career paths and a national family of hospitals and facilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency related to the importance of patient safety and provide excellent customer services.
  • Complete and maintain required documentation. Assist with follow-up and paperwork as required on incidents and events that may take place in the facility. 
  • Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always.  When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. 

Driver:

  • Pick up or transports visitors or staff as needed.
  • Transport patients for admissions and discharges.
  • Assure that all passengers are wearing seatbelts before the vehicle is started.
  • Drive company facility vehicle to pick-up supplies or equipment, as needed.
  • Accurately and appropriately complete all transportation documentation.
  • Maintain vehicle log(s) and report maintenance issues to appropriate facility staff.
  • Ensure all company vehicles are kept clean and functional.

Behavior Health Associate:

  • 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.
  • May 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.

  

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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