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Mental Health Associate

  • Location: Minneapolis, MN
  • Posted: Oct 27, 2017

Job Description

Req ID: 35150
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


Mental Health experience desired

Written and verbal communication skills
Interpersonal skills
Ability to work as a team member

BLS certification mandatory

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Schedule Information

Hours: 32


Allina Health

2925 Chicago Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55407

Phone: (612) 262-5000


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