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Behavioral Health Associate (FT)

Company: Red River Hospital
Location: Wichita Falls
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Red River Hospital has been a leader in behavioral healthcare for over 40 years, providing superior healthcare treatment to the people, communities, and military installations we serve. We are a private inpatient 96 bed acute psychiatric facility dedicated to the treatment of behavioral health and substance abuse services. Located in Wichita Falls, Texas, Red River Hospital provides mental health and substance abuse treatment to the following populations:* Dedicated military personnel* Adults* Seniors* Adolescents (ages 12 through 17)Our excellent staff is committed to the continuous improvement of behavioral healthcare by providing treatment opportunities that promote individual, family, and community wellness. As a team, we are dedicated to providing high quality, outstanding care and attending to the individual needs of each patient and their family in a caring and compassionate manner.*Serving Northern Texas and Southern Oklahoma*Our location in Wichita Falls allows for convenient access to residents of nearby Texas cities like Burkburnett as well as South Oklahoma cities like Lawton. Call the number below to begin the process of healing.*Mission, Vision & Values**Mission: *To provide superior comprehensive behavioral healthcare and substance abuse services to the people, communities, and hospitals we serve.*Vision: * To be the behavioral healthcare provider and employer of choice.*Values: *Integrity, respect, excellence.*ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: *Ensure the well-being of patients and provide a positive, supportive and structured environment.Responsible for conducting safety checks and ensuring that supervision is conducted at 15 minute intervals, as noted in special precautions, or in accordance with individualized supervision guidelines as needed.Document timely, accurate and appropriate clinical information in patient's medical record.Assist in providing a safe, secure and comfortable environment for patients, significant others and staff.Interact routinely with patients, observe behaviors and communicate significant observations to nursing staff.Oversee or assist patients with activities of daily living, including toileting, bathing, dressing, grooming, oral hygiene, meals, snacks, hydration and changing bed linens.May obtain patient's vital signs, height and weight as assigned and document in patient record.Facilitate patient educational-rehabilitative groups which cover a variety of topics including social skills, coping skills, anger management and independent living skills.Engage patients in activities and interactions designed to encourage achievement of treatment goals.Complete and maintain required documentation. Assist with follow-up and paperwork as required on incidents and events that may take place in the facility.May provide transportation for patient or coordinate transportation with appropriate staff member.*OTHER FUNCTIONS: *Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.*EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS: *High school diploma or equivalent required. Prefer one year experience working in a behavioral health setting.*LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS: *CPR and SAMA required or obtain upon hire.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $11.50 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Employee discount* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Retirement plan* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceMedical Specialty:* PsychiatrySchedule:* 8 hour shift* Weekend availabilityEducation:* High school or equivalent (Required)Experience:* Behavioral health: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Red River Hospital, Wichita Falls , Behavioral Health Associate (FT), Healthcare , Wichita Falls, Texas

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