Regions Hospital Mental Health Associate in St. Paul, Minnesota
Job Description: Due to continued growth and expansion, we have opportunities for Mental Health Associates to join our team to help us provide a caring, safe and healing environment for our patients. Regions Hospital is the largest provider of inpatient mental health services in the east metro. We treat all mental illnesses in adults at our state-of-the-art facility. This means we can provide comprehensive, personalized care for all our patient's needs, no matter how complex. Mental Health Associates help to provide a caring safe healing environment for our patients. As a Mental Health Associate you will work with a collaborative care team providing patients with the best care and support. You'll work with psychiatrists, physician assistants, occupational therapists, nurses, social workers and more. You will provide patient care to patients experiencing mental illness(es) and their families using de-escalation skills, group dynamics and facilitation. This includes assisting with crisis management, therapeutic programming and milieu management as member of the Mental Health Care team. This role is instrumental in addressing emergent and urgent issues as needed. In addition, this position performs activities of daily living (ADLs) on a daily basis, provides patient care treatments including restraint monitoring, and collects patient data including vital signs, weights, intake & output. This position also collects routine patient specimens such as urine, stool, and finger stick blood glucose as directed. Mental Health Associates respond to call lights and requests, and assist nurses with procedures as requested. This position also documents and charts care provided in the electronic health record. This role is instrumental in addressing emergent and urgent issues as needed as well as performing other duties as assigned. At Regions Hospital you'll find a warm, diverse group of people who are committed to helping our patients - and each other. We foster an inclusive environment that encourages new ways of thinking, celebrates differences and recognizes hard work. We're also committed to living our values. This means you can expect us to be your partner and treat you with dignity and respect. Join our team and make good happen! Required Qualifications: Bachelor's or higher degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university; OR At least one (1) year of supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness or related applicable experience may substitute for the education requirement Current CPR/BLS certification Additional Information: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.