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Number of Job Openings Available: 1 Date Posted: February 23, 2023 Department: 31004082 CK4800 Mental Health Adult Unit Shift: Day/Evening (United States of America) Shift Length: Hours Per Week: 32 Union Contract: SEIU-4-Abbott Northwestern Service Workers Weekend Rotation: Every Other Job Summary: Provide direct physical care, emotional support and educational resources to patients and families. Provides multidisciplinary care team approach in the delivery of mental health services. Key Position Details: 0.8 FTE (32hrs/week) Day/Evenings (shift hours are 7am-3:30pm, 3pm-11:30pm) Every other weekend CK4800 Mental Health Adult Unit Job Description: Principle Responsibilities Safety activities: Initial and ongoing data collection and observation documentation. Responds and documents changes in patient\'s health status and communicates changes to the RN. Reports observations of patient\'s potential for violence towards self or others. Alert nurse to extra pyramidal side effect. Demonstrate ability to use the nurse call and door release systems. Demonstrates use of correct Code Green techniques to provide safe and therapeutic environment for patients and staff. Patient care activities: Monitors vital signs and reports observations. Assists with activities of daily living. Assists with admissions and discharges. performs collection of specimens from patients as delegated May perform blood glucose monitoring. Reports abnormal findings to RN. Provides comfort measures to the patients including physical needs as well as diversional needs. Utilizes available resources (brochures, books, videos. May facilitate/co-facilitate groups and/or activities as delegated. Verbalizes understanding of role for patients\' with legal holds/commitments and issuing patient rights. Role model/Team work activities: Actively participates in staff meetings and task groups. Maintains professional appearance. Other duties as assigned. Job Requirements Must be 18 years of age with education and/or experience needed to meet required functional competencies as listed on the job description, and High school diploma or GED preferred Bachelor\'s degree in psychology or related field preferred 2 to 5 Years in mental health/substance abuse patient care preferred Certified Nursing Assistant - MN Nursing Assistant Registry preferred BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required Certified by American Heart Association or Allina BLS by completion of orientation Physical Demands Medium Work*: Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.
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