MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATE First Shift

Universal Health Services, Inc. Birmingham, AL

Trussville area treatment facility for adolescent males seeks Mental Health Associate for fulltime 1st shift positions. Will provide appropriate supervision of youth, accurate and timely documentation regarding resident's progress in treatment. Strong verbal de-escalation skills a must.

Full time, 4 day workweek. Primarily 7am to 3:30pm three days per week, plus 9am-9:30pm every other Saturday and Sunday (off every other weekend). Full benefits. Pay based on education and experience.

Must successfully pass pre-employment assessment and background and drug screen. Strict attendance and punctuality policy. No smoking/no tobacco campus.

New hires must be able to attend 2 weeks of New Employee Orientation, tentatively scheduled to begin on June 6th (ALL classes required), on day shift, normally 8:30am - 5:00pm Monday through Friday.

Bachelors degree in psychology, social work, education, criminal justice, or other related mental health field (may substitute 2+ years experience in a residential mental/behavioral health setting for degree) Detailed and organized with strong documentation skills Able to safely monitor residents and perform physical management techniques and crisis intervention Experience in a residential mental/behavioral health setting strongly preferred

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