Behavioral Health Associate
Allina Health System - Minneapolis, MN

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Introduction

Allina Health is a not-for-profit system of hospitals, clinics and other health care services with more than 23,500 employees, 5,000 physicians and 2,500 volunteers dedicated to meeting the lifelong health care needs of patients and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Allina 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 is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities with a longstanding tradition of compassionate care and service; centers of excellence in cardiovascular care, oncology, neuroscience, orthopedics and obstetrics; and leadership in education and clinical research. Located in Minneapolis, Minn., Abbott Northwestern is a 633-bed hospital. Its 5,330 employees and 1,586 physicians care for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.

Abbott Northwestern Hospital is proud to be recognized as an ANCC Magnet Hospital.

An established, award-winning Electronic Medical Record is utilized.

Responsibilities

Responsible for care of Mentally ill patients in a multi-disciplinary setting. Some of the responsibilities include: milieu management, assisting with activities of daily living, documentation in the automated medical record, interface with MDs and families, and crisis intervention.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in psychology or a related field.
  • Previous experience in Mental Health or related field required.
Licensure/Certifications:
  • BLS
Skills:
  • Looking for candidates with excellent critical thinking skills and attention to detail.
  • Must be able to multi-task and have good conflict management abilities in addition to good communication and listening skills.
  • Must be able to work well in multidisciplinary setting.
  • Looking for applicants with good organizational skills, good communication and the ability to work in rapid paced environment.
  • Need to be able to apply de-escalation skills and the potential need to apply physical restraint.
  • Basic computer skills are necessary.

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule
  • Casual position
  • Shift: Day/Evening/Night (0730-1600, 1530-0000, 2330-0800)
  • Every other weekend
  • Non-contract

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.
  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245
Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine St. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living Magazine Star Tribune

Closing Statement

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EEO / AA

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