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Behavioral Health Associate- 7am-3pm

Company: Haverhill Pavilion Behavioral Health Hospital
Location: Haverhill
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Are you looking to grow your career and get experience in the psychology field? Do you like to help others and learn about the full spectrum of mental health concerns and how they---re managed in a professional and supportive setting? Do you know that you want to be in psych but are still evaluating the many choices you could make for your career in the field? Whether you want to be in human services, a clinician, a counselor, a social worker, a substance abuse counselor, a recovery support specialist, or generally behavioral health support, Haverhill Pavilion Behavioral Health is a fantastic stepping stone for your career. We give you experience as a behavioral health associate/counselor and offer a wide range of benefits that will help you jump start your career in the psychology field. We offer paid training as well as up to $2,000 of tuition reimbursement per year. Our starting pay is $17/hour with no experience, with the ability to make more depending on education and experience. We also offer additional hourly pay for evening shifts (3-11pm) as well as overnight shifts (11pm-7am.) You will have a biweekly rotating schedule, with every other weekend required in your schedule. The COVID vaccine is required for employment, and we offer free COVID vaccines to those who want it. This could be either fulltime or part-time. Text 603-718-2606 for an interview ASAP. Description of Duties: Ensure the well being of patients and provide a positive, supportive and structured environment, under direction of charge nurse or supervisor. Patient safety is addressed through required rounds completed timely. Patient room is clean and uncluttered. Observation may be assigned every 15 minutes, within reach of patient and/or 1:1 patient care. Obtain patient---s vital signs, height and weight as assigned. Ensure documentation of information. Engage with patient in activities and interactions designed to encourage achievement of treatment goals. You could do anything from leading substance abuse/relapse prevention groups to leading music group therapy. Applies de-escalation techniques to help manage patient---s emotions, behavior and participation in treatment and assist with seclusion and restraint when necessary. As part of the multidisciplinary team provide safety and increase coping skills of patient and assist in developing strategies for helping patients to be as independent as possible. Collaborate with other staff in working with the population of the facility to treat, rehabilitate and return patient to the community. Monitor behavioral improvements and reinforce these behaviors. Report changes and responses to treatment by communicating with team. Significant changes are reported to nurse immediately. Reinforce skills patients learn from nurses, physicians, therapist that promote improved physical and mental wellness. Lead or co-lead individual or group sessions as part of specific recreational or therapeutic procedures. May participate in rehabilitation and treatment programs as well as teach strategies to promote patient wellness and independence. Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Pay: From $17.00 per hour Benefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible schedule Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Parental leave Referral program Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insurance Medical Specialty: Psychiatry Schedule: 8 hour shift Experience: Behavioral health/substance abuse: 1 year (Required) Work Location: One location

Keywords: Haverhill Pavilion Behavioral Health Hospital, Haverhill , Behavioral Health Associate- 7am-3pm, Healthcare , Haverhill, Massachusetts

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