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MHA -PRN (1st,2nd and 3rd shift) - (7651)

Universal Health Services


Location:
BOWLING GREEN, KY
Date:
11/21/2017
2017-11-212017-12-20
Job Code:
7651
Universal Health Services
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MHA -PRN (1st,2nd and 3rd shift) - (7651)

Facility Name
Rivendell of KY
Location
BOWLING GREEN, KY 42103 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Category
Behavioral Health Support Staff
Job Description

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Please read this job description and requirements completely
before applying. Any questions can be forward to Donna.Hines@uhsinc.com
A Mental Health Associate is a member of the front-line staff who
works directly with our patients, always keeping three goals in mind:
Safety, Consistency, and Education. The ideal Mental Health Associate
has a compassionate heart for those who are experiencing an acute
psychiatric issue or crisis and want to make a difference in their
lives.
We currently are recruiting for various shifts in a
full-timepart-time position. Mental Health Associates are
required to work every other weekend.
Paid training, excellent benefits, and more are provided, with
on-going education a priority.

POSITION SUMMARY Provides routine non-acute physical care,
for the patient, as well as, educational groups based on needs
identified in the Master Treatment Plan.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Follows program schedule with minimal supervision. Follows program
rules and guidelines and ensures patient compliance with same.
Is courteous and professional to patients, family members and
significant others.
Completes patient procedures accurately and within time frame as
specified by hospital policy.
Completes required documentation specific to position in a clear
and concise manner. Documentation shows understanding of patient and
unit goals.
Attends scheduled hospital in-services and completes staff
education attendance record. Reads and initials articles that are
posted on unit. Seeks opportunities for education and professional
growth.
Practices good hand-washing techniques, follows Universal
Precautions.
Alerts supervisors to risk management and quality concerns.
Dresses appropriately to position.
Flexible and positive in accepting responsibility for patients
leisure time and maintaining a, therapeutic milieu. Shows creativity
in planning patients’ free time. Is involved and physically
active in all aspects of patients program.
Checks with RN prior to and at end of shift for report and
direction. Communicates observations clearly and alerts RN to
pertinent and/or high risk changes in patient conditions.
Displays consistency and is positive in interactions with others.
Accepts criticism and suggestions. Maintains safe boundaries with
patients and co-workers, uses self-disclosure conservatively.
Willingly serves as preceptor to new employees and role-models
positive images.
MHA III- Participates in planning skill groups and facilitates
groups as assigned. Has necessary materials available. Groups begin
and end on time. Pertinent information is clearly communicated to the
unit RN.
MHA II – Facilitates educational groups with skills
development focus. Has necessary materials available. Groups begin
and end on time. Pertinent information is clearly communicated to the
unit RN.
MHA I- Facilitate activity focused program groups. Has necessary
materials available. Groups begin and end on time. Pertinent
information is clearly communicated to the unit RN. Demonstrates and
teaches good sportsmanship.
Incorporates service specific knowledge (child, adolescent,
sexually reactive children, sex offender, or dual diagnosis/chemical
dependency) into daily activities.
Utilizes developmental and program specific knowledge in the
delivery of patient care.
Has sound understanding of mental health and program specific
issues.
Understand and demonstrates the ability to prioritize the
patient’s needs according to the treatment plan.
Facilitates groups as assigned demonstrating understanding of
group process and the disease concepts of each specific diagnosis
group.
Maintains up to date CPR certification.
Willingly accepts additional responsibilities outside routine job
functions.
Will adhere to all safety policies and safe work practice.
Will attend hospital safety trainings.
Will adhere to all hospital policies and procedures.
Will report all accidents immediately.
The above are essential job functions.


 

 

 

 

 

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

 

Must be 21 Years of age

Education:At least 45 credit hours completed in
continuing undergraduate study in Psychology, Sociology, N

 

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