Mental Health Associate Job – Knoxville, TN 24143

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Why You'll Love This Job 

Join Sequel Youth and Family Services as a Mental Health Associate for Norris Academy in Andersonville, TN, to surround yourself with the best in the industry and achieve the career success to which you aspire!

As an experienced Mental Health Technician (MHT), you will make a positive impact on the lives of children and young adults in this respected Mental Health Associate role while helping them navigate a world that can be extra challenging at times. Learn and grow as an important member of a helpful and friendly team committed to successfully meeting any challenge head-on. With the support of your capable leaders and access to educational opportunities, your Mental Health Technician (MHT) career will flourish. As a member of our work family, you will receive generous perks and benefits that include health, vision and dental insurance, employer-funded life and disability insurance, the option to use DailyPay, access to Teladoc and our Employee Assistance Program, a Flex Spending Account, a 401k, paid time off and holiday pay.

This is an amazing opportunity to fast-track your career! Apply for Norris Academy's Mental Health Associate job opening today.

Mental Health Associate Responsibilities

  • Supervise patient activity and monitor behavior at all times
  • Implement, coordinate and engage in emergency and crisis intervention strategies and responses 
  • Assist in performing functional assessments of behaviors and developing intervention strategies
  • Provide and/or accompany transport and supervision of patients to appointments, meetings and site trips
  • Work with patients to ensure needs and schedules are met, and behavioral plans followed as prescribed
  • Support the Director of Nursing, Unit Managers, supervisors and the inter-disciplinary teams

Mental Health Associate Qualifications

  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent required
  • Previous experience as a Mental Health Technician (MHT) or associate degree (human services preferred)
  • Ability to comprehend/demonstrate an understanding of the developmental milestones of children
  • Current, valid state driver’s license; successful completion of background check and drug screen
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