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MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATE - Second Shift - (69719)

Universal Health Services
Birmingham, AL 35203
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  • Job Code
    69719

At UHS, we're looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values, who share our focus on hard work, enthusiasm, teamwork, loyalty, trust and cooperation. We've embraced these traits and built a team of employees who consistently work to achieve the highest level of service excellence. People are our most valuable resource at UHS as we are committed to providing high quality acute care and behavioral health services to residents of the communities we serve. We are equally committed to offering our employees unlimited opportunity in an environment that encourages professional development.

Alabama Clinical Schools has been a behavioral healthcare provider in the Birmingham area for over 20 years. Our treatment services range from intensive residential treatment for males ages 9-18 to therapeutic foster care for males and females of all ages. Our RISE and Specialized Therapeutic Foster Care programs for boys are the only programs of their kind in the State of Alabama. Our mission is simple: to enrich lives of at-risk youth and their families by delivering quality behavioral and educational services while fostering a safe transition to the community.

We are currently seeking energetic and dynamic applicants to join our team as a Mental Health Associate, Second Shift.

Mental Health Associates primary responsibilities are to provide close supervision, assistance with daily living skills, documentation and behavior management for youth in our residential program. Engagement with youth, appropriate boundaries, and an ability to manage potentially aggressive behavior is required.

Second shift hours are primarily 3pm to 11:30pm three days per week, plus 9am-9:30pm every other weekend.Full benefits are offered, including health, dental and vision insurance and 401k match. Pay is based on education and experience, with shift premium paid for hours worked between 3pm and 11pm.

Bachelors degree or some college in Human Services field and/or equivalent experience preferred. Must be 21 years or older, pass a successful background check and drug screen, and be able to attend 2 weeks of New Employee Orientation on day shift

SIGN-ON BONUSES AT 6 MONTHS AND 12 MONTHS!

Job Requirements
  • Bachelors or Associates degree in psychology, social work, education, criminal justice, or other related mental health field preferred

  • Detailed and organized with strong documentation skills

  • Able to safely monitor residents and perform physical management techniques and crisis intervention

  • Experience in a residential mental/behavioral health setting strongly preferred

  • Successfully pass background screen (includes criminal history, Child Abuse and Neglect Registry, and ABI/FBI fingerprint check) and drug testing

Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2020-01-09

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Universal Health Services
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