Fairview Health Services

  • Psychiatric Associate

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(8/10/2018 8:00 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)
    Behavioral Services
    University of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank Hospital
    Hours per 2 weeks
    Behavioral Float Pool
  • Overview

    Behavioral Float Pool


    • All 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 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. 


    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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