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Behavioral Health Associate , Catalina, Arizona

Created 11/22/2022
Reference J3P14B79N445FDQQJ59
Category Nurses
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Arizona
City Catalina
Zip 85738
Salary Competitive
Job Description

Are you a compassionate individual who enjoys working in the behavioral health field? If so, you should consider joining the Sierra Tucson Team! Currently, our facility is in search of a Behavioral Health Associate. This position is eligible for benefits. Sierra Tucson is located outside the city of Tucson, and near Catalina Foothills. The address of the facility is: 39580 S Lago del Oro Parkway | Tucson, AZ 85739

  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency related to the importance of patient safety and provide excellent customer services.
  • 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.
  • May oversee or assist patients with activities of daily living, including toileting, bathing, dressing, grooming, oral hygiene, meals, snacks, and 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.
  • Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.

Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Six months or more experience working with the specific population of the facility preferred.
  • CPR and de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
  • First aid may be required based on state or facility requirements.

In addition to working for a premier treatment center with competitive pay, our employees enjoy these other great benefits:
  • Three medical plan levels, dental and vision insurance
  • HSA with Company contribution
  • FSA, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Basic Life/AD&D and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Insurance
  • 401k with Company match
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Generous PTO, Sick Time, paid holidays and professional development reimbursement
*** Salary dependent on a candidate's experience and qualifications ***

Available Hours:

Equal Opportunity Employer

Sunday- Tuesday 10:00a-10:30pm Wednesdays 12:00pm-6:30pm

Wednesdays 4:00pm-10:30pm Thursday-Saturday 10:00a-10:30pm

Sunday-Tuesday 6:00pm-6:30am Wednesdays 4:00pm-12:30am

Wednesdays12:00am-8:30am Thursday-Saturday 6:00pm-6:30am

Sunday-Tuesday 6:00am-6:30pm Wednesday 6:00a-2:30pm
Employer Acadia Healthcare

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