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Mental Health Associate

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Shift: 8-hour shifts 6 AM – 2 PM & 2 PM – 10 PM. Weekends available too! Hiring Full-Time and Part-Time staff.

San Marcos Treatment Center, a 212-bed, seclusion free, psychiatric residential treatment facility located between Austin and San Antonio in the heart of Central Texas! San Marcos spreads across 65-acres with an abundance of trees and wildlife. We have 13 unique living units separated by gender, age, and development levels with two swimming pools, two gymnasiums, sports court, playing fields, ropes course, canteen, social area, and a healing trail. We provide 24-hour psychiatric care to girls and boys ages 6 to 17 with customized therapeutic approaches and intensive behavioral programs teach young patients to moderate their behavior, manage emotions and improve social functioning.

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Our Mental Health Associates (MHA) position is on the front lines of treatment for the children in our care. Providing a safe and therapeutic environment, is the primary responsibility to include implementation of the daily program schedule. As a member of the clinical team, accurate clinical and administrative documentation is required as well as communication with co-workers, supervisors, and other team members regarding patient care and safety concerns.

Benefits for our MHA include:

  • UHS is a Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Paid training is provided on-site
  • Full and Part Time flexible scheduling
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Extended Leave Hours
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Student Loan Repayment Program

Mental Health Associate (MHA) Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Current CPR certification preferred
  • Psychiatric experience preferred (2 years)
  • Must be at least 21 years of age

What do our current employee’s value at UHS?

An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most rewarding aspects of working with UHS is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times. Supportive and responsive leadership. You are never alone, as you are part of a large network of peer nurses and nursing leaders that routinely exchange ideas and review current topics within the industry. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career. There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities for skills diversification and career advancement with UHS.

About Universal Health Services

One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance, growing since its inception into a Fortune 500 corporation. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 89,000 employees. Through its subsidiaries, UHS operates 28 acute care hospitals, 335 behavioral health facilities, 40 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points in 39 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.

At UHS and all its 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. Additionally, 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 our Compliance Hotline at: or 1-800-852- 3449.

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.

Location: 120 BERT BROWN RD, San Marcos, TX 78666