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Mental Health Associate Day Shift Child/Adolescent Population 6150

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: North Little Rock
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


For over 35 years The BridgeWay has been connecting with communities throughout Arkansas and beyond. The BridgeWay offers a continuum of services designed to help children, adolescents and adults who are experiencing behavioral, emotional or addictive problems that can lead to fractured lives. Our team of professionals includes board-certified child/adolescent and adult psychiatrists, master's-level clinical therapists, nurses and mental health associates who are here to help people reconnect with their families, friends and employers so that they may lead productive lives. Tucked within the wooded hills of Central Arkansas, The BridgeWay is just moments away from the major highways that unite Arkansans throughout the state. Founded in 1983 and accredited by The Joint Commission, our quiet campus has retained much of the cozy charm and character that existed then. The BridgeWay is part of the UHS network which is on the list of Fortune 500 for "World's Most Admired Companies". UHS benefits program offers a diverse range of healthcare, life insurance and disability benefits to help meet the needs of UHS employees and their families. These benefits include medical, dental, vision, insurance/income protection, retirement/savings plans and flexible spending accounts. UHS has been transforming healthcare for 40 years.

We are currently seeking a dynamic professional to join our team. Under the direction of the Charge Nurse and/or Nursing Supervisor, the MHA functions as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team providing direct patient care. The MHA helps oversee the daily activities of the patients while demonstrating supportive psychological care of assigned patients. The MHA completes all documentation to ensure the availability of accurate and up to date information in accordance with established standards.


Licenses or Certifications: Current Arkansas Driver's License required if approved to transport patients. Current CPR and CPI certifications, or must obtain within two (2) weeks of date of hire (offered onsite).

Total education, vocational training and experience: Bachelors Degree in Psychology or related field preferred, or high school diploma/GED with two years psychiatric experience. Documented experience working with children (ages 5-12), adolescents (ages 13-18), and/or adults (ages 18 plus) preferred.


  • Effective oral and written communication skills and knowledge of telephone etiquette is required.
  • Ability to interact in a positive manner and to communicate well with patients, families, co-workers, supervisor and other hospital employees.
  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in how information is processed.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, North Little Rock , Mental Health Associate Day Shift Child/Adolescent Population 6150, Other , North Little Rock, Arkansas

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