Fairview Health Services Behavioral Assistant in Minneapolis, Minnesota


Behavioral Float Pool

  • All Behavioral Assistants, Psych Associates and RNs report to a nurse manager

  • The float pool consists of approximately 30 RNs and 60 Psych Associates

  • The float pool serves a wide spectrum of patients within the Behavioral Health department including child/adolescents, adults, and seniors.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The Behavioral Assistant is responsible for assisting the nursing staff in maintaining a safe environment in the in-patient setting. Respond to, assist and observe patients. BCS response priority.

The individual in this role receives training in all of the inpatient behavioral areas and upon completion of orientation, will respond to any of the inpatient behavioral unit needs.


Required Qualifications:

  • Two year college equivalent in human services field

  • Basic Life Support Certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Junior or Senior in an accredited college or an Associate's Degree

  • 6-12 months experience with emotionally disturbed persons

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-22787

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Behavioral Services

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank Hospital

Shift evening

Hours per 2 weeks 48

Department Behavioral Float Pool