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Fairview Health Services Psych Assistant in Edina, Minnesota


Fairview Health Services is searching for enthusiastic Psychiatric Associate looking for a rewarding career in our Behavioral Health unit located at our Edina, Minnesota campus. This is a day position, 8 hour shifts, only every other weekend. Not 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

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • The Psychiatric Associate 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.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field

  • BLS for Health Care Providers

Preferred Qualifications

  • Psychology degree

  • 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

Desired Skills

  • Demonstrate the ability to work under stress in a variety of situations

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 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 network 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.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2019-39475

Profession Non-Clinical Support Staff

Speciality Behavioral Services

Location Fairview Southdale Hospital

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 16

Department Adult MH - IP