Mental Health Assistant – Mental Health Services

Mental Health Assistant

Lakeland Regional Health

People At The Heart Of All We Do

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, an estimated 26.2 percent of adults suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder. Recognizing this need, we at Lakeland Regional Health have devoted ourselves in creating the best mental health facilities possible. We are dedicated to improving outcomes and helping people get well. From helping children and parents survive divorce, to treating depression, our licensed clinical staff provides a team approach to care. Under the direction of a board-certified psychiatrist, our mental health facilities provide in- and out-patient care to adults at all levels of mental health severity. Under the direction of our board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist, we also provide services to adolescents who require mental health treatment.

Mental Health Assistant

Responsible to the Team Leader, he/she works in a work team committed to a common purpose and goals. The MHA works under the supervision of team's licensed clinical staff in the provision of routine care to assigned patients. His/her functions also include the following:

  • Assisting with the patient's admission to and discharge from the hospital.
  • Assists with other functions/ tasks of the team as assigned by the WTL and department manager(s).
  • Responsible to function in accordance with approved policies, procedures and protocols of the department and hospital.
  • Contributes to positive outcomes and meeting the cultural expectations of the organization by exhibiting professional behavior.
  • Shares responsibility for all aspects of patient and team functions.


  • High School or Equivalent
  • Associates degree in a Behavioral Science or clearly related field or PCA training program preferred


ׇ * ECT Procedural Experience

  • Per department or hospital requirements and relevant policies.
  • BLS

For your commitment, we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Great differentials!
  • Medical Insurance and Prescription Plan
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Free YMCA membership
  • Anniversary Appreciation Awards

About Lakeland Regional Health:

Lakeland Regional Health is a large, globally recognized, award winning, integrated healthcare system located in Central Florida. LRH is a not-for-profit facility, which provides healthcare to everyone, regardless of status. Our 864-bed main Lakeland campus is one of the largest hospitals in the state of Florida and operates the second busiest single-site Emergency Department in the nation.

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Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: One location

Lakeland, FL 33809, US
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