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Behavioral Health Associate - RIDGEVIEW GROUP HOME

at Acadia Healthcare in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Description

  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency related to the importance of patient safety and provide excellentcustomer services.• 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 minuteintervals, as noted in special precautions, or in accordance with individualized supervision guidelines asneeded.• 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 tonursing 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.• Complete and maintain required documentation. Assist with follow-up and paperwork as required onincidents and events that may take place in the facility.• May provide transportation for patient or coordinate transportation with appropriate staff member.• Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. Whenpatient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.MUST BE ABLE TO PASS BACKGROUND AND DRUG SCREENING

Qualifications

Skills

Preferred

+ Communication: Intermediate

+ Customer Focus: Intermediate

+ Safety Minded: Advanced

Behaviors

Preferred

+ Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

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

Education

Required

+ High School/GED or better

Experience

Preferred

+ Six months or more experience working with the specific population of the facility preferred.

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 © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35©

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Job Posting: JC194532559

Posted On: Oct 10, 2021

Updated On: Nov 30, 2021