Mental Health Associate (MHA) Sat/Sun Weekend Only
Universal Health Services, Inc.
September 19, 2018
Mental Health Associate needed for 7p-7a Weekend Only shift!!!
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 HealthÂ Associate (MHA)Â 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 MHAâ€™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.