Fairview Health Services Behavioral Technician-HUC - Chemical Dependency in St. Paul, Minnesota

Overview

As a member of the interdependent team led by a designated RN, assists with the achievement of patient and unit outcomes by performing patient care duties and activities for a group of patients. Creates an atmosphere of hospitality on the unit and contributes to efficient unit operation by carrying out unit activities.

This is a part-time, benefit eligible opportunity (0.6 FTE, 48 hours/ pay period) to work day/evening shifts which includes every other weekend and rotating holidays.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Demonstrates commitment to the universal guiding principles of the patient care model in order to achieve the HealthEast Nursing Vision

  • Supports the Nursing Process to achieve outcome focused patient care

  • Communicates effectively with patient/family, the interdependent team and other disciplines regarding the care of the patient

  • Achieves customer service excellence by understanding the needs of all internal and external customers (patients, families and physicians)

  • Documents patient information in EHR and/or other electronic system in accordance with program standards and department policies and procedures

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements

  • Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned

Qualifications

Required:

  • Associate's Degree

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • First Aid Certification through American Heart Association

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology/Chemical Dependency or related field

  • 1 year experience in Mental Health

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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 2018-27631

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Behavioral Services

Location St Joseph's Hospital

Shift day/evening

Hours per 2 weeks 48

Department Mental Health - Inpatient 270