Behavioral Health Associate
Reid Hospital & Health Care Services
 Connersville, IN


The “Behavioral Health Associate“ will provide direct care to all residential and acute patients including charting on assigned patients, assisting in the classroom, and providing structured groups.


  • Provide direct patient supervision in a calm and therapeutic manner.
  • Assist with the development, review, and implementation of patient Treatment Plans.
  • Comply will all Medicaid, HFAP, Reid Health, State Licensing, and Board of Health regulations.
  • Complete daily charting and all required paperwork in a concise and legible manner prior to the end of each shift.
  • Actively utilizes de-escalation techniques to maintain a safe environment for all patients.
  • Conducts goal, psycho-educational, and life skills groups and documentation daily.
  • Maintain SCM certification as a condition of employment.
  • Actively engages all patients by participating with them in their educational, group, recreational, and living environments.
  • Attend all monthly and annual training sessions as assigned.
  • Participate in the Quality Improvement Program by reporting safety issues to the Team Leader or Nursing Supervisor.
  • Maintain a valid driver's license.
  • Complete Intake Assessments when assigned.
  • During shifts, the BHA is directly responsible to the on-duty RN


Education Required: High school diploma or GED Equivalent.

Experience Required: At least one year experience as a Behavioral Health Associate.

Experience Preferred: Previous experience in a residential or psychiatric facility preferred.

Certifications: Maintain Safe Crisis Management certification as a condition of employment.

Must be at least 21 years of age.

Schedule Details

Day shift. 36 hours weekly. 6:00a-6:00p.