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.
Participates in providing a least-restrictive environment for
patients while maintaining patient dignity within a safe
Monitors clinical and physical care of assigned patients.
Demonstrates supportive psychological care.
Supervises daily activities of the patients.
- Demonstrates effective empathy skills when interacting with
patients, families, visitors, co-workers/peers and medical
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.
- 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
- Documented experience working with children (ages 5-12),
adolescents (ages 13-18), and/or adults (ages 18 plus)
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.
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