MHA .5D - St Paul MN 55101

Regions Hospital Saint Paul, MN
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MHA .5D

* Job ID: 48838

* Department: Psych NE8 Cluster E

* City: St Paul, MN

* Location: RH - Regions Hospital & Clinics

* Position Type: Part-Time

* Anticipated Work Schedule: Day shift- set schedule. Mon, Wed, Fri 0700-1100 on NE8 and every other weekend- 0700-1530 in the MH Cluster. Three holidays per year.

* Shift: Day

* Hrs/Pay Period: 40

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Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT:

The Mental Health Associate provides 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. Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:

1) Holds a bachelor's or higher degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university; OR

2) Has at least 1 year of supervised experience in the delivery of services to persons with mental illness or related applicable experience

Knowledge, Skills

& Abilities:

* Has a knowledge of the psychological principles of behavior

* Able to plan and facilitate therapeutic groups. Experience with planning and facilitation strongly preferred

* Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills

* Able to establish effective relationships with health care team members.

* Skill in utilizing psychologically based information to establish good interpersonal relationships

* Able to prioritize and organize tasks in a fast paced environment.

* Customer service skills

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Able to work independently

Licensure/Registration/Certification:

Must have current CPR/BLS certification

Additional Information:

Health care experience - CNA experience preferred.

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