Mental Health Associate needed for 3:00-11:00p shift!!!
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 65,000 employees. The UHSbusiness 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.
Rivendell Behavioral Health Servicesis 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 1986 that is currently seeking a Receptionist on an as needed basis. Rivendell Behavioral Health Services hasbeen 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.
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.