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Behavioral Health Associate I

Company/organization: Lakeland Behavioral Health System
Contact: Dave England, HR Director
Phone: 417-851-8764
Website: www.lakelandbehavioralhealth.com

In a behavioral health facility responsible for providing personal care services to patients at the facility under the direction of clinical or nursing leadership.  Conducts safety checks and at a minimun ensures that supervision is conducted at 15 minute intervals.  Interact routinely with patients, observe behaviors and communicate significant observations to nursing staff.  Oversee or assist patients with daily living activities.  Facilitate patient educational-rehabilitative groups which cover a variety of topics including social skills, coping skills, anger management and independent living skills.  Engage patients in activities and interactions designed to encourage achievement of treatment goals.

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