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Allina Health

Psychiatric Aide (New Ulm, MN)

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Employer
Allina Health
Posted
Tuesday, January 01, 2013
Closes
Thursday, January 03, 2013
Location
New Ulm MN
Category
Employment Status

Further information

Introduction

Allina Health is a not-for-profit system of hospitals, clinics and other health care services with more than 23,500 employees, 5,000 physicians and 2,500 volunteers dedicated to meeting the lifelong health care needs of patients and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Allina is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

New Ulm Medical Center (NUMC), located in New Ulm in the south central region of Minnesota, is a full-service health care campus, providing an array of patient care services through its integrated clinic and hospital. With 500 employees, 41 physicians on staff, a full complement of visiting specialists and 35 staffed beds, NUMC serves more than 98,000 inpatients and outpatients annually.


Responsibilities

Provide patient care to patients on the psychiatric and substance abuse units under the supervision of an RN. Work as part of a team of caregivers, including physicians, RN's, aides, and licensed counselors.

Responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring patients for safety, including 1:1 monitoring
  • Facilitating recreational group time
  • Running errands in the facility
  • Supporting unit operations by preparing packets and charts
  • Organizing work spaces
  • Assisting with personal cares

 

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • High School Education
  • Experience in mental health or substance abuse, or work as a nurse aide preferred
  • BLS certification

Skills:

  • Need good organization
  • Communication
  • Critical thinking and team work skills
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment
  • CPR required - may obtain after hire

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

  • TEMPORARY POSITION (6.5 month minimum)
  • Part time (20 hours/week)
  • Day/Evening Shifts
  • 7:00am-3:00pm and 3:00pm-11:00pm
  • Every Other Weekend
  • Non-Contract

Location/Community Information

New Ulm, the city of "Charm & Tradition", is nestled just 90 miles southwest of the Twin Cities, in the heart of the scenic Minnesota River Valley.  The community is home to 15,000 people and boasts a thriving, diverse economy with a healthy mix of retail, manufacturing and industry.  New Ulm is famous for its authentic German heritage and with all of the festivals, historic monuments, attractions, shopping and many cultural events; you've got to see for yourself why the Federal census of 2000 called New Ulm the "most German city in the USA".  Exceptional medical access and three school systems, complemented by numerous parks, safe streets and abundant recreational opportunities make New Ulm a great place to settle down and raise a family.

New Ulm:

  • Located 90 miles Southwest of the Twin Cities
  • Population = 15,000
  • Service Area = 90,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information                           School Digger

Explore Minnesota                                    MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine              St. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living Magazine                   Star Tribune


Closing Statement

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EEO / AA


 

Allina Health

At Allina Health, we’re here to care for, guide, inspire and comfort the millions of patients we see each year at our 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals and through a wide variety of specialty care services throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin.