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Behavioral Health Associate - 12 Hour Shift

Company: Acadia Healthcare
Location: Detroit
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

StoneCrest is currently hiring for Full Time Technicians
1st Shift is 7am to 730pm
2nd Shift is 7pm to 730am, $1.00 differential working weekdays, weekends have an additional $2.00 for nights
Job description
Responsible for providing personal care services to patients at the facility under the direction of clinical or nursing leadership. Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude toward customers always. When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.
- Demonstrate a sense of urgency related to the importance of patient safety and provide excellent customer service.
- 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 the 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.
- Complete and maintain required documentation. Assist with follow-up and paperwork as required on incidents and events that may take place in the facility.
- May provide transportation for patients or coordinate transportation with the appropriate staff member.
- Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.
- Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.
- High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelors Degree Preferred
- 1- 2 years experience working with the specific population of the facility preferred.
- CPR and de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
- First aid may be required based on state or facility requirements.
Minimum 21 years of age.
Please note: All qualified candidates must successfully pass criminal background checks, pre-employment physical, urine drug screen and fingerprint analysis. Also, an application must be submitted on our website prior to hire.

  • Problem Solving: Novice

  • Negotiating: Novice

  • Safety Minded: Novice

  • Leadership: Novice

  • Attention to Detail: Novice


    • Thought Provoking: Capable of making others think deeply on a subject

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


      • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

      • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

      • Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work

      • Peer Recognition: Inspired to perform well by the praise of coworkers

      • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

      • Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals


        • Associates or better

        • Bachelors or better

          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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