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Mental Health Associate (Co-op)

Company: Universal Health Services, Inc.
Location: Boston
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Responsibilities

Position Summary: Arbour Hospital currently has Mental Health Technician (MHT)/Mental Health Associate positions available. The Mental Health Associate (MHA) is responsible of maintaining the overall milieu management and safety of patient and staff in the unit and collaborating effectively with Unit Nurse Managers (UNMs), Registered Nurse (RNs) and Mental Health Associates (MHAs). Main responsibilities:

  • Assists in the admission process under the direct supervision of the RN.
  • Completes non-clinical assignment tasks related to the Admission, transfer and discharge process.
  • Ascertains the need for and assists patients aged 12 and up with a variety of psychiatric and substance abuse diagnoses in meeting immediate needs with the ultimate goal of self-maintenance under the direction of a RN.
  • Assists patients in carrying out their established treatment programs by collaborating with other team members and by participating in ongoing multidisciplinary team meetings with RN to assist in reporting of patients' progress.
  • Documents and reports patient progress/regression.
  • Follows procedures which adhere to policies and practices prescribed by the hospital, Inpatient Services Program, and Nursing Services.
  • Utilizes opportunities for continuing education within or outside the hospital, which have implications for the care of patients, or which otherwise foster professional growth and development.
  • Meets hospital attendance policy as described in Personnel Policy manual.
  • Holds groups/activities as assigned 10. Performs other duties as assigned/required EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or .
    Qualifications

    The following are the job requirements for the Mental Health Associate position: 1. High school diploma or G.E.D required.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Inc., Boston , Mental Health Associate (Co-op), Healthcare , Boston, Massachusetts

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