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Mental Health Associate (Full-time)

Brook Lane Inc
Hagerstown, MD 21742
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  • Job Code
    128714517

Seeking a rewarding direct care position in the mental health field? Mental Health Associates function as a member of the Inpatient treatment team providing short-term therapeutic treatment in a 57 bed acute-care hospital that serves all ages.

Full-time 8-hour shifts available; includes every other weekend and some holidays. 32-40 hrs a week.

*Days: 7AM-3:30PM

*Evenings: 3PM-11:30PM

*Overnights: 11PM-7:30AM


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with direct patient care such as checking vital signs (blood pressure, pulse, temperature, etc).
  • Facilitate patient involvement with the prescribed therapeutic activities.
  • Monitor unit safety.
  • Running groups and activities.
  • Assist with activities of daily living when needed (bathing, toileting, feeding).
  • Respond to crises that may arise while utilizing appropriate verbal deescalation and/or physical restraint techniques.

Qualifications:

  • High school degree required with minimum 1 year of experience in mental health or residential (Bachelor's Degree in Psychology or Human Services field preferred - no minimum experienced required with bachelor's degree).
  • CNA, EMT, or other medical experience will be considered.
  • Must be able to perform physical duties such as assisting with lifting, performing behavior management duties, and therapeutic restraints following training course
  • Must pass training course on proper use of restraints.


Starting pay $12.80-$15.83 depending on experience and education
Evening, Overnight, and Weekend shifts pay a shift differential of an extra $1-$2 an hour!

Generous benefits available:

  • Health insurance PPO or high deductible plan with health savings account
  • Wellness program
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) - no waiting period on matching
  • Paid leave days
  • Sick and safe leave days
  • Education days
  • Education assistance (tuition and continuing education credits)
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Continuing education provided by Brook Lane
  • Relias learning management program
  • Paid holiday worked incentive
  • Employee referral incentive program
  • Milestone anniversary incentive
  • Clinical career ladder for RNs, LPNs, MHAs


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Posted: 2021-01-12 Expires: 2021-02-13

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