Fairview Health Services Psychiatric Associate in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Overview

The Adolescent Dual Diagnosis program is a unique 20 bed inpatient hospital program that offers services to teens who are experiencing mental health and chemical dependency challenges. Members of the interdisciplinary team include Medical Doctors, RNs, Family Therapists, Rehabilitation staff (music therapist, art therapist, recreational therapist), Chemical Dependency Counselors, Case Managers, Chaplains, and an Advance Practice RN with specialization in Child/Adolescent Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing. Patients have access to the department’s full continuum of services tailored to the needs dual diagnosis population, including day therapy and community based residential treatment. In addition to joining a team that is part of one of the largest hospital based Behavioral Departments in the country, an individual who works in this program has access to many resources for expanding his/her clinical expertise. All staff report to the Program Manager for the Adolescent Dual Diagnosis unit, who works closely with the program’s Medical Director and Staff Council in promoting patient centered care that is effective and efficient.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The Psych Associate is responsible for the delivery of patient care, and promotion of a therapeutic environment as delegated by and under the supervision of the RN so that the goals and objectives of treatment are achieved on each unit as assigned.

Physical Demands:Sitting, standing, walking, lifting up to 50 lbs, push/pull, stooping/crouching, finger dexterity, speaking,hearing and visual.

Mental Demands:Frequent people contact, irregular work schedule, detailed work, frequent interruptions, decisions making skills, concentration, ability to work independently, multitasking, organizations skills, working with others.

Physical Environment:Noise, infectious disease, moving machinery, fumes/gases, human tissue/fluids, radiation, telephone usage, chemicals, biohazard material and work inside.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Basic Life Support Certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or Human Services Field

  • Experience working in the mental health field

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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 2018-21929

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality Behavioral Services

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank Hospital

Shift evening

Hours per 2 weeks 48

Department Adol IP Dual