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Psychiatric Associate - Adult Inpatient Mental Health

Company: Fairview Health Services
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:MHealth Fairview Health Services is looking for a Psychiatric Associate to join our outstanding Adult Inpatient Mental Health unit! Unit 32 has 16 beds. The unit team consists of one attending Psychiatrist; two social workers; an occupational therapist; RN's, psych associates, and health unit coordinator. Station 32 has a mix of many challenging patients who struggle managing their lives in the community. Staff members work together as a team to provide care for these patients in a safe, therapeutic, environment.We are conveniently located on the West Bank of the Mississippi River near downtown Minneapolis!About this position:This position will be working 56 hours, every two weeks on the evening shiftWorking 8-hour shifts, and working every other weekendThis position is eligible for benefitsThis is a variable schedulecheck out the benefit link here: https://www.fairview.org/Careers/Benefits/LocalSEIUResponsibilities/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.Maintains safety of patient and staff by conducting the following as assigned:Conducts safety checks of patients through visual observation and documentation.Conducts room, belonging and unit searches.Responds and participates in de-escalation of patient including physical intervention as trained.Actively participates in milieu management with treatment team collaboration.Performs basic patient daily living routines and procedures according to treatment plan:Demonstrates knowledge of signs/symptoms of diagnoses and interventions.Conducts educational programming with individual and/or patient groups according to appropriate treatment plan.Responds to emergency situations as trained per policy.Participates in the treatment teams mission, goals and plans:Acts as a member of the multi-disciplinary therapeutic team.Exhibits verbal communication in a timely, detailed, and professional manner.Possesses knowledge of current issues, changes and updates in Behavioral Services policies and procedures.Qualifications:Required Qualifications:Bachelor's DegreeBasic Life Certification and Conflict Management CoursePreferred Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in PsychologyExperience working in the Mental Health fieldby Jobble

Keywords: Fairview Health Services, Minneapolis , Psychiatric Associate - Adult Inpatient Mental Health, Healthcare , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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