Fairview Health Services RN - Behavioral in Minneapolis, Minnesota


Adult Substance Use Disorder & Dual Inpatient Detox Unit

20 bed capacity

Average Length of Stay 3-4 days

Team consists of Medical Director, various attending Psychiatrists; Nursing Staff includes: Nurse Manager, RNs, Psych Associates and Behavioral Assistants; 3 CTC’s (Social Workers), Spiritual Care specialist. Other specialties utilized based upon individual patient needs.

Unit 3A admission to the unit are those persons 18 years and older who require 24-hour detoxification, medical stabilization and psychiatric stabilization provided by the inpatient setting. This is a fast moving unit, having several admissions and discharges daily each shift. Once the patient is out of detoxification, they are referred to outpatient step down facilities to continue to work on their therapeutic needs. Unit 3A has several members on its team that have enjoyed working this unit for more than 30 years; they have a vast amount of knowledge in this unique setting and enjoy sharing their passion with new staff members!

Responsibilities/Job Description

Assess, Plan, Implement and evaluate nursing care to ensure quality patient care in accordance with the missions and philosophy of Fairview Behavioral Services. Behavioral experience preferred.

Physical demands: Sitting, standing, walking, lifting-max 35lbs, push/pull-max. 35 lbs, balance, stooping/crouching, grasping, writing, finger dexterity/keyboarding, reaching, color vision, operate machinery, physical presence at work

Mental Demands: Frequent people contact, irregular work schedule, supervisory skills, detailed work, frequent interruptions, decision making skills, concentration, ability to work independent, multiple concurrent tasks, frequent deadlines, organizational skills, ability to collaborate with others, express ideas orally, remember and apply information, understand/follow basic instruction


Current RN Licensure and BLS required; 1 year Behavioral experience preferred within last 5 years.

Preferred: BSN, at least 1 year of nursing experience in behavorial health in the last 3 years.

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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 2018-24668

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality Nursing-Behavioral

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank Hospital

Shift day/night

Hours per 2 weeks 40

Department Adult IP Dual and CD