Behavioral Health Associate
Company: Acadia Healthcare Inc.
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: July 29, 2022
The Behavioral Health/Mental Health Tech functions as an active
part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care,
including supervising and overseeing outdoor smoke breaks during
this time, supervision, interaction, and role modeling to patients
ranging in age from preschool through adult depending on which unit
worked. MHT's work under the general direction of a Registered
Education: High School Degree or equivalent required; Certified
Nursing Assistant preferred; Degree from an accredited college or
university in psychology, social work, recreational therapy or
appropriate therapeutic discipline preferred.
Experience: Previous related experience, with knowledge of
psychiatric patient care techniques and understanding of mental
Additional Requirements: Successful completion of CPR Certification
and successful completion of crisis intervention prevention
provided during new employee orientation and prior to assisting
with restraint procedures. Must also complete Unlicensed Assistive
Personnel (UAP) training (both clinical practicum and classroom) as
required per Missouri Hospital Licensure regulation 19 CSP
30-20.125. May be required to work flexible and overtime hours.
* Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in
* Strong interpersonal skills.
* Knowledge of nursing care methods and procedures, sterile
technique, medical terminology.
* Basic computer knowledge
Keywords: Acadia Healthcare Inc., Saint Charles , Behavioral Health Associate, Healthcare , Saint Charles, Missouri
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