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Mental Health Associate Evening Shift 6202

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

Job Description:

Responsibilities

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, licensed 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.

We are currently seeking a dynamic professional to join our team. The Mental Health Associate is a key member of The BridgeWay team who provides direct patient care under the direction of a Registered Nurse. The MHA provides for the personal care and comfort of our patients while providing a safe and caring environment. The MHA participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  1. Participates in providing a least-restrictive environment for patients while maintaining patient dignity within a safe milieu.

  2. Monitors clinical and physical care of assigned patients.

  3. Demonstrates supportive psychological care.

  4. Supervises daily activities of the patients.

  5. Demonstrates effective empathy skills when interacting with patients, families, visitors, co-workers/peers and medical staff.

The BridgeWay is part of one of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues exceeding $11 billion in 2019. In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune on the Fortune 500; and recognized in Forbes ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has over 90,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 328 behavioral health facilities, 42 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.

Qualifications

Education/Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Psychology or related field preferred, or high school diploma/GED with two years psychiatric experience.
  • Current CPR and CPI certifications, or must obtain within two (2) weeks of date of hire.
  • Current Arkansas Driver's License required if approved to transport patients.
  • Documented experience working with children (ages 5-12), adolescents (ages 13-18), and/or adults (ages 18 plus) preferred.

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

Notice

At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852- 3449.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, North Little Rock , Mental Health Associate Evening Shift 6202, Other , North Little Rock, Arkansas

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