Behavioral Health Associate (6:45am-3pm) in Covington, LA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 1/25/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As a Behavioral Health Associate at Covington Behavioral Health you will participate in the development and implementation of patients' treatment plan by: 

  • Providing care and close supervision of facility patients and documenting behavior
  • Developing positive relationships with patients and co-workers
  • Following facility policies and procedures implementing treatment plans and providing crisis intervention as necessary.
  • Actively participant as part of the treatment team, providing continuous patient care, supervision, interaction
  • Act as a role model in using appropriate counseling skills by de-escalating aggression, using active listening skills, using appropriate tone and volume of voice, providing a high frequency and variety of positive reinforcements, maintaining appropriate boundaries, and promoting a positive peer culture.

One of the most rewarding aspects of working as a Behavioral Health Associate is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career. 

We are looking for candidates who can work 6:45am-3pm, 5 days a week, must be able to work weekends. Experience is preferred, but not required.

Covington Behavioral Health is a 104-bed inpatient psychiatric treatment center for adults and seniors located in Covington, Louisiana specializing in providing compassionate, individualized care for adult individuals who are experiencing difficulties with their emotional and mental well-being. We offer a comprehensive suite of inpatient care with detox.

  • As a CMS regulated facility, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID -19 based on local, state and/or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).