Mental Health Associate - Intellectual Developmental Disability

Universal Health Services Forest Park, IL

Assist in the direct care and management of patients as

prescribed by the physician, therapist, and the treatment team; to

provide age specific supervision appropriate to the developmental

level and specific treatment needs of the individual patient; to

provide for safety and crisis management for the patient population;

to provide training, guidance, and leadership to mental health

associates in a milieu setting; and to identify areas of improvement

within the program and make recommendations in collaboration with the

Nurse manager.



Degree in psychology, social work, or related field. Requires at least one year of experience in a

psychiatric treatment setting with intellectual developmental

disability patients. Must be at

least 21 years of age.

No licensure required.

Maintain annual CPR, First Aid, and crisis prevention

/intervention (CPI) certification. Must have knowledge of psychiatric rehabilitation

services and Special Treatment Procedures. Strong verbal and written communication


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