Behavioral Health Assistant

Knoxville, TN 37919

Posted: 12/11/2019 Employment Type: Part Time Industry: Medical Job Number: 8579 Pay Rate: 11.00 - 11.50 Branch: Knoxville - Medical Division:

Job Description

Lead, Empower, Excel


Behavioral Health Assistants




We are looking for upbeat and motivated Behavioral Health Assistants to provide personal care services to young adults in a behavioral health setting.


  • No certifications or medical licenses required to apply.


Job Responsibilities

Ensure the well-being of patients and provide a positive, supportive and structured environment.

Responsible for conducting safety checks and ensuring that supervision is conducted at 15-minute intervals, as noted in special precautions, or in accordance with individualized supervision guidelines as needed.


Document timely, accurate and appropriate clinical information in patients medical record.

Assist in providing a safe, secure and comfortable environment for patients, significant others and staff.

Interact routinely with patients, observe behaviors and communicate significant observations to nursing staff.

May oversee or assist patients with activities of daily living, including toileting, bathing, dressing, grooming, oral hygiene, meals, snacks, hydration and changing bed linens.

May obtain patient's vital signs, height and weight as assigned and document in patient record.

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.

Complete and maintain required documentation. Assist with follow-up and paperwork as required on incidents and events that may take place in the facility.

May provide transportation for patient or coordinate transportation with appropriate staff member.


About Us:

We live by our mission in everything that we do. We are"AT Work for you".

We provide award-winning service to job seekers looking to make the next move in their career, as well as leading businesses looking to grow local economies and strengthen their communities.

We are consistently recognized by Inavero as a Best of Staffing Client and Talent award winner, in addition to being recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as one of America’s largest and fastest growing staffing firms, as well as one of the best staffing firms to work for. We’re ranked on the Inc. 5000 list and are consistently rated one of the best franchise opportunities in the country by Entrepreneur Magazine, Franchise Times, Franchise Business Review, and Franchise Gator.




Job Requirements

No nursing or medical license required to apply. 

Additional Information


*This is a perfect opportunity for current undergrads looking to gaining more experience in the behavioral health / psychiatric field.

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Jennifer Simerly

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