Psychiatric Associate
Minneapolis, MN 
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Job Description
Job LocationsUS-MN-MinneapolisRequisition Post Information* : Posted Date38 minutes ago(9/24/2020 8:35 AM)
Psychiatric Associate
Requisition ID2020-61700
ProfessionClinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)
SpecialityBehavioral Services
LocationUniversity of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank Hospital
Shiftnight
Hours per 2 weeks48
DepartmentAdult IP MH Sta 20 NB
Overview

All Psychiatric Associates and RN's report to a Nurse Manager

Unit has 17 beds in 5 private and 6 double rooms

Team consists of - 2 attending psychiatrists, 2 CTC's (social workers), 1 Occupational therapist, 11 RNs and 15 psychiatric associates. Chaplains, diversity specialists and medical providers are shared with other units

Station 20 also has a mix of many challenging patients including those who are anxious/depressed and are at risk for self harm or suicide as well those who have thought disorders and struggle with managing their lives in the community. Some patients have co-occurring medical issues that broaden the RN experience. Station 20 is one of our teaching units and so RNs and PAs will work with resident doctors and medical students. Team meeting on teaching units are very informative and participatory.

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 matl 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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Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
24
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
night
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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