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Mental Health Associate (MHA)

Rivendell Behavioral Health Services Benton Full-Time
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Mental Health Associate needed Rivendell Behavioral Health Services of Arkansas Friday 11p-7a and Sat/Sun 7p-7a!!

Rivendell Behavioral Health Services is an 80-bed full-service behavioral healthcare acute care facility located in Benton, AR, that has been providing quality health care to the residents of Arkansas since 1985. Rivendell Behavioral Health Services has been offering hope to individuals, families, and communities for over 30 years.  Rivendell Behavioral Health Services is the leader in providing quality mental health and addiction treatment services. Our commitment to care includes developing integrated delivery systems through partnerships with medical surgical hospitals, community mental health centers, educational institutions, managed care organizations, local health professionals and agencies. Rivendell Behavioral Health Services strives to set the standard for excellence in the field of behavioral health care and maintains its leadership role by treating each patient as a respected individual of our community. At UHS, we're looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values, who share our focus on hard work, enthusiasm, teamwork, loyalty, trust and cooperation. We've embraced these traits and built a team of employees who consistently work to achieve the highest level of service excellence. People are our most valuable resource at UHS as we are committed to providing high quality acute care and behavioral health services to residents of the communities we serve. We are equally committed to offering our employees unlimited opportunity in an environment that encourages professional development.

The Mental Health Associate (MHA) has one of the most important roles in our facility. You are always with the patients, providing constant monitoring, care, and support. As well as seeing patients benefit from programs provided during treatment. If you are able to show compassion and respect to all individuals, possess the ability to remain calm in escalated/high strung situations, and believe in working together with your coworkers is key to success, then we want you to be a part of our team at Rivendell Behavioral Health Services of Arkansas.

Duties and responsibilities of a MHA may include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise patients on and off the unit, monitoring every 15 minutes and recording observations.

  • Documentation of patient behavior, vital signs, special treatment procedure, progressive interventions, and food intake.

  • Create a safe therapeutic milieu for patients and entire unit.

  • Work closely with other MHA’s, Nurses, and Physicians.

  • Communication and reporting is key to this role! Strong ability to communicate to appropriate personnel at the facility about situations and/or patient care, as well as the ability to communicate respectfully to all patients.

  • Problem/Conflict solving.

As a Mental Health Associate (MHA) at Rivendell Behavioral Health you are eligible for our Comprehensive Benefits Package including:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plan

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan

Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
 

Job Requirements

A minimum of a high school education or GED. Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Education or related mental health area from an accredited university preferred but not required. Previous mental health experience preferred but not required. Must be familiar with behavioral theory and concepts and be able to apply behavior principles to age-specific patient populations. Verbal de-escalation and CPR certification required: training may be provided at the hospital upon hire. MUST be willing to work as a team and to treat all patients with respect.

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 83,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion

At UHS, we're looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values, who share our focus on hard work, enthusiasm, teamwork, loyalty, trust and cooperation. We've embraced these traits and built a team of employees who consistently work to achieve the highest level of service excellence. People are our most valuable resource at UHS as we are committed to providing high quality acute care and behavioral health services to residents of the communities we serve. We are equally committed to offering our employees unlimited opportunity in an environment that encourages professional development.

*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

 

Skills required

Radiation Treatment Planning
Community Mental Health Services
Substance Abuse Counseling
Family Therapy
Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist (Lmft)
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Lcsw)
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Rivendell is dedicated to providing the highest quality care to adolescents and children who are seeking help. The 125-bed, JCAHO-accredited hospital is located on a 49-acre campus in the heart of south central Kentucky in Bowling Green. Patient care is administered by a team of qualified professionals. Rivendell provides progressive psychiatric treatment for children and adolescents who are experiencing symptoms of mental health problems. The facility includes an outdoor ropes course, two indoor gymnasiums, group areas, and educational classrooms. Individual semi-private bedrooms are equipped with a private bedroom and modest furnishings including a desk, bed, and wardrobe. Patient safety is a priority and Rivendell staff are trained to follow specific procedures to ensure a safe environment for all patients.

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