Mental Health Associate (MHA) Sat/Sun Weekend Only
Universal Health Services, Inc.
October 13, 2018
Mental Health Associate for Rivendell BHS of Arkansas supervises patients while on and off the unit, to include school, groups, activities, etc. Under supervision of a Registered Nurse, documents patient vital signs and food intake. Maintains a safe therapeutic milieu by consistent monitoring of patients and unit for dangerous situations and contraband. Monitors patients on 15-minute checks, high profile, and 1:1 observation in accordance with hospital policies. Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, performs program-related functions to ensure the program operates consistently as designed. Participates and documents special treatment procedures, progressive interventions and de-escalation of patients according to hospital policy. Communicates all pertinent information concerning patients directly to the Registered Nurse. Maintains mandatory hospital and department in-service requirements. Other duties may be assigned.