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Allina Health System Mental Health Assoc in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Advertisement Mental Health Assoc Requisition # 67985BR Physical Location Minneapolis, Minnesota Posted Date 15-Oct-2020 Schedule Type Part-Time Dept. Name CK4700-4800 Mental Hlth Adult Hours Per Week 36 Contract Noncontract Introduction Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills. Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapolis Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest. Responsibilities Req ID: 67985 Provide quality patient care to patients/families with mental health diagnosis based on the individual treatment plan Assists with collecting assessment data through interviews, 1:1 and group interactions or observations each shift Communicates significant data/observations to RN Observes physical, psychological and safety status of patients on an ongoing basis Reports changes, noted by self or reported by other staff members each shift Provides physical and emotional care to patients, per the direction of the RN using established policies and procedures, care is based on: Age specific needs cultural diversity, lifestyle preferences, psychosocial needs, family dynamics, patient learning needs Participates in the care planning for pt/families and revision of interventions to achieve treatment goals Assists patient in establishing daily therapeutic goals Participate in facilitating therapeutic groups for patients as assigned by RN Takes initiative developing and maintaining safe milieu activities Communicates pertinent patient information to physician, Charge RN and interdisciplinary team members verbally and by written documentation Actively participate in unit milieu and utilize partnership skills to enhance collaboration Assumes responsibility for own growth and development and contributes to a harmonious work environment Develops and maintains positive actions designed to promote courteous and respectful treatment of customers Education Minimum of a Bachelors degree Degree in social/psychological field preferred If degree not in social/psychological field, prior experience in mental health field or evidence of extensive course work in this area Qualification/Skills Experience Mental Health experience desired Skills Written and verbal communication skills Interpersonal skills Ability to work as a team m