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Behavioral Health Associate III

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC151032944
Company Name
Acadia Healthcare
Physical Address

Lemont, IL 60439
Job Description

Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Assist patient with their daily living activities and administer basic health care or treatments.

Participate in therapeutic or recreational group activities with patient.

Help with admitting and discharging patient.

Monitor physical and emotional well-being of patient and report unusual behavior or physical ailments to appropriate staff.

Prepare and maintain records of progress and services performed.

Observe and influence the behavior of the patient.

Assist with personal hygiene.

Assist patient in achieving and maintaining care goals.

Deliver care based on the priority of needs and available resources to the specific service population of the facility.

Provide medical or therapeutic care, including direct and indirect diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to patient.

Encourage patient to participate in social, recreational or other therapeutic activities that enhance interpersonal skills or develop social relationships.

Teach strategies to promote client wellness and independence.

Lead or co-lead individual or group sessions as part of specific recreational or therapeutic procedures.

Collaborate with other staff in working with the population of the facility to treat, rehabilitate and return patient to the community.

Prepare treatment or recreation areas, such as setting up therapy equipment and transporting patients/helping them move to or from a therapy area. Clean activity or treatment areas and equipment.

May include driving of facility motor vehicle or coordinating transportation with appropriate staff member.

Comply with organizational policies, procedures, performance improvement initiatives and maintain organizational and industry policies regarding confidentiality.

Assist in providing guidance and direction to other staff members, including training of new staff.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in human service field from an accredited college or university preferred with one year experience in human services field.

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

CPR and de-escalation/restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).

First aid may be required based on state or facility.

Qualifications

Education

Preferred

+ Bachelors or better in Psychology

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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