Fairview Health Services  Psychiatric Associate in Twin Cities, Minnesota

JobTitle Psychiatric Associate

Specialty NURSING-Behavioral Services

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center (West Bank)

Department Adol Chisago Lodging and OP

Hours per 2 weeks 56

Shift Rotating day/evening

Date Posted 11/27/2017

Job Number 17-70133

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 program supervisor or 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, detailed work, frequent interruptions, decisions making skills, concentration, ability to work independently, multitasking, organizations skills, working with others, de-escalation skills, electronic health record system for documentation, emotion regulation.

Physical Environment:

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

Job Qualifications:

Required: BA or BS degree in Psychology, Addiction, social work or related field.

Prefered: 1 yr experience in chemical health or mental health fields. 1 year work experience with adolescents in any capacity, preferably treatment.

About Fairview Health Services

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 11 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.

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