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Mental Health Tech: Weekend Option (Nights)

Company: Universal Health Services, Inc.
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:


Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital (LBHH) is a newly opened (July, 2018) 126-bed, inpatient psychiatric hospital and start-up joint venture between Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine and Universal Health Services.In addition to a general adult unit and dedicated adolescent unit, the new facility will also offer services for treating those with co-occurring disorders on the psychiatric-medical unit, an intensive adult unit to care for those with severe conditions, as well as a women's trauma unit. $5,000 Sign on Bonus! How will you make a difference at LBHH?Behavioral Health Associates (BHAs) at Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital deliver quality care to patients with varying psychiatric, behavioral and mental health diagnoses, ensuring their safety and continued care. Behavioral Health Associate (BHA) are responsible for completing the following duties and tasks:

  • Assists the Registered Nurse with admissions by obtaining vital signs and securing belongings. Screens visitors and incoming calls, answers questions and prioritizes or redirects calls as appropriate.
  • Assists the Registered Nurse with the discharge process, returning belongings, and escorting individuals out of the hospital.
  • Facilitates activity, education and leisure groups. Documents the purpose and outcome of the group for each member.
  • Provides escorts for patients to the cafeteria, to the outside courtyards, or to other areas/departments in the hospital.
  • Maintains current observation check sheets for all patients on their assigned unit. Conducts safety rounds each shift on the units including groups rooms, laundry rooms, and patient rooms. Documents safety rounds.
  • Demonstrates compassion and respect when interacting with the individuals in our care and their families/care partners.
  • Mentors and coaches patients on early warning signs and triggers. What do our current staff value at LBHH?
    • An environment that puts patient care first.
    • One of the most rewarding aspects of working as an LBHH employee is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times.
    • Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career.
    • There are very robust continuing education options with LBHH.
    • Supportive and responsive leadership.
    • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. What's in it for me?
      • Challenging and rewarding work environment
      • Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
      • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
      • Robust tuition reimbursement
      • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
      • Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!
      • An opportunity to make a difference every single day.

        What Does LBHH Require for this Role?
        • Baccalaureate degree in psychology or related human health services preferred.
        • At least one (1) year of experience in mental health & previous adolescent experience preferred.
        • Ability to work 2nd shift - 7 pm to 7 am.
        • Ability to work every weekend.
        • CPR certification is required upon hire and will be provided at orientation. What Happens Next?After you apply online and submit your resume, a member of our HR team will review your qualifications and experience. If we are interested in scheduling an interview, our HR team will reach out to you. You may log back on to this website to check the status of your application at any time.Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital: Treatment. Compassion. Hope. Today, tomorrow and always. EEO Statement All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. Notice At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449. Authorized byCorporate Human Resources

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Inc., Lancaster , Mental Health Tech: Weekend Option (Nights), Healthcare , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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