MHealth Fairview Health Services is looking for a Psychiatric Assistant to join our EmPath unit at MHealth Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina, MN.EmPATH (Emergency Psychiatric Assessment Treatment & Healing) is a calming, healing approach to emergent mental health care, offering patients in crisis immediate care from trained mental health professionalsin a relaxed environment,with direct connections to outpatient treatment. M Health Fairview is the first in Minnesota to offer an EmPATH model of care! With EmPATH, mental health patients undergo a quick medical screening before entering a living-room style setting where they can access the support and care they need to stabilize their situation, receive ongoing human interaction, and in many cases avoid the need forinpatient admission. This is a night position, 8 hour shifts with every other weekend. Benefit eligible.
The Fairview Southdale Hospital is an award winning multispecialty health care system in the southwest Twin Cities metro area. It is comprised of more than 40 specialty services, using innovative technologies and treatments with the art of medicine.
About This Position:
Complex Patient Population
Opportunities for Personal and Professional Growth and Development
Continuous Learning Opportunities
Stimulating Work Environment
Making a Difference for People in Our Communities
The Psychiatric Assistant 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 as assigned.
Bachelors degree in related field
BLS for Health Care Providers
Experience working in mental health
Other Required Skills
Good customer service
Adapt to an every changing environment.
Must practice on-stage and off-stage behaviors consistently and appropriately.
Able to communicate with and educate patients and families who come from a diverse background.
Ability to problem solve effectively
Demonstrate the ability to work under stress in a variety of situations
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider netwo...rk and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.