Behavioral Health Spec

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University of Maryland Medical System
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April 11, 2022
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Behavioral Health Spec

Job ID: 100143

Area of Interest: Allied Health

Location: Baltimore,MD US

Hours of Work: 4 10 hr shifts 8a-6:30p every other weekend

Job Facility: UMMC Midtown Campus

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: DAY

What You Will Do:

General Summary

The Behavioral Health Associate (BHA) performs direct patient care under the supervision of the Registered Nurse.  The BHA recognizes and assists with patient needs, documents in the medical record, facilitates therapeutic groups, ensures a safe patient milieu and assists with implementing treatment planning.  The BHA functions as a member of the multidisciplinary treatment team.

Principal Responsibilities and Tasks

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  These are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.

  1. Completes vital signs, including height and weight and documents in the patient record. Reports results to the RN.
  2. Participates in treatment planning by conveying patient observations to licensed staff.
  3. Facilitates therapeutic groups and ensures documentation is complete as required.
  4. Assists with milieu management and participates in the management of aggressive patients as needed to ensure the safety of patient, self, and others.  Recognizes early warning signs of escalating behaviors and intervenes appropriately.
  5. Assists with admissions, transfers and discharges including assistance with data collection.

What You Need to Be Successful:

Education and Experience

  1. Associate’s degree in Psychology or related field with 1 year healthcare experience or Bachelor’s degree in  Psychology or related field
  2. Minimum of 1 year experience in the delivery of services to a psychiatric population.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

How has UMMS enabled you to grow your career?

 

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Hi, my name is Anita Logan. I've been here at Midtown for approximately 20 years. I love being here 'cause I was able to grow from entry level as a graduate nurse. And now I am part of one of the leaders here in the ED as a senior nurse. And I just like it, 'cause it feels like home and family.

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Hi, my name is Anita Logan. I've been here at Midtown for approximately 20 years. I love being here 'cause I was able to grow from entry level as a graduate nurse. And now I am part of one of the leaders here in the ED as a senior nurse. And I just like it, 'cause it feels like home and family.

 

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