Be part of high performance, professional team. Opportunity to assist people bring positive change in their lives. Create and maintain and safe and therapeutic environment.We provide care to people in recovery from substance abuse disorders
Performs routine duties and delegated assignments under the supervision of the program manager, unit nurse and/or other designee to help meet the mission and goals of quality care and service in Behavioral Services. Responsible for providing safe, effective and timely actions to ensure safe observation of medication self-administration under the direction of the staff RN.Participates in the admission procedure.
Maintains safety on unit and off the unit
Completes day-to-day unit operations
Performs basic patient care routines and procedures according to treatment plan
Maintains a therapeutic relationship with all patients
Functions as a supportive team member by utilizing effective communication, modeling and promoting an atmosphere of openness and supportive team work.
Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served
Physical Demands: Standing, walking, reaching above shoulders, reaching waist level, reaching below knee, climbing, lifting above shoulders <10-20 lbs, lifting waist level 50 lbs, lifting below knee 50 lbs, writing, pushing, hearing, squat/kneeling, repetitive actions, keyboarding, speaking, seeing/visual. Mental Demands: Frequent people contact, irregular work schedule, detailed work, frequent interruptions, decision making skills, concentration, ability to work independent, multiple concurrent tasks, frequent deadlines, organizational skills, ability to work with others.
6 months experience with direct patient care in a behavioral services, recovery services or mental health setting or completion of 1 year post high school education in a human services related field. Knowledge of physical, psychosocial and cognitive developmental needs of population served. Knowledge of age appropriate outcomes and interventions.
Prefer Post High School education in a human services related field,1-3 years experience in Recovery Services and knowledge of AA/NA 12 step program.
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.