Behavioral Health Associate - CAN, CMA, RMA in Evansville, IN at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 12/3/2019

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Job Description


Our Passion:

We are improving the lives we touch. We need passionate, talented people working together who share our desire to provide the best quality care to our patients and lead the fight against the opioid epidemic. We are prepared to treat the entire disease, not just a piece of it.

Our Team:

Evansville Comprehensive Treatment Center, located in Evansville, Indiana, is one of 127 outpatient addiction recovery centers nationwide. Acadia Comprehensive Treatment Centers is the leading provider of medication assisted treatment in the nation, servicing over 62,000 patients per day. Our mission is to provide full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies and the use of safe and effective medications. Our team is the front line of our fight against the opiate epidemic.

Our Benefits: 

Members of our team will enjoy full benefit eligibility, including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k matching, company paid group term life insurance, paid vacation and sick time and an opportunity for growth that is second to none in the industry. Acadia Healthcare is committed to offering an enviable internal culture and environment that encourages and supports both professional and personal growth that you are proud of.

Your Job as a Behavioral Health Associate:

The Behavorial Health Associate provides care for patients receiving services, following the instructions of physicians or other health practitioners. They will monitor patients receiving services physical and emotional well-being and report to appropriate staff. The Behavorial Health Associate participates in rehabilitation and treatment programs, assists patients receiving services in achieving and maintaining care goals. They will deliver care based on the priority of needs and available resources to the specific service population of the clinic. The Behavorial Health Associate provides medical or therapeutic care, direct and indirect diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to patients receiving services.

We have 8 hour, daily shifts that allow our employees to have stable schedules and enjoy quality time away from the facility. Operating hours are Monday through Friday 4:30am to 12:00pm.

Your Responsibilities as a Behavioral Health Associate:

  • Assists patients by administering basic health care or prescribed treatments;
  • Participates in therapeutic or recreational group activities with patients;
  • Helps with admitting and discharging patients;
  • Monitors physical and emotional well-being of patients and reports unusual behavior or physical ailments to appropriate staff, prepare and maintain records of progress and services performed;
  • Encourages patients to participate in social, recreational, or other therapeutic activities that enhance interpersonal skills or develop social relationships, teach strategies to promote wellness and independence;
  • Collaborates with other staff in working with patients to treat, rehabilitate, and return patients to the community;
  • Prepares treatment or recreation areas, such as setting up therapy equipment, transports patients or help them move to or from a therapy area; cleans activity or treatment areas and equipment;
  • May provide transportation for patients, as needed, may include driving of clinic motor vehicle or coordinating transportation with appropriate staff member; and,
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Your Skills and Qualifications as a Behavioral Health Associate:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Prefer experience in the behavioral or addiction recovery field


  • Complete certification in crisis intervention, CPR or other similar certifications required by the clinic
  • May require a valid state driver's in clinics where transporting patients is an essential function