Mental Health Coordinator - New Ulm

Allina Health

Allina Health

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New Ulm, MN, USA
Posted on Friday, December 22, 2023

Number of Job Openings Available:


Date Posted:

December 21, 2023


43004012 Inpatient Psych Services


Day/Evening/Night (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8 hour shift

Hours Per Week:


Union Contract:


Weekend Rotation:


Job Summary:

Provide direct physical care, emotional support and educational resources to patients and families. Provides multidisciplinary care team approach in the delivery of mental health services.

Key Position Details:

  • Casual Position

  • Day shifts occur from 7am - 3:30pm, evening shifts from 3:00pm - 11:30pm and night shifts from 11:00pm - 7:30am.

  • Weekend and night shift differentials

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Safety activities:
    • Initial and ongoing data collection and observation documentation.
    • Responds and documents changes in patient's health status and communicates changes to the RN.
    • Reports observations of patient's potential for violence towards self or others.
    • Alert nurse to extra pyramidal side effect.
    • Demonstrate ability to use the nurse call and door release systems.
    • Demonstrates use of correct Code Green techniques to provide safe and therapeutic environment for patients and staff.
  • Patient care activities:
    • Monitors vital signs and reports observations.
    • Assists with activities of daily living.
    • Assists with admissions and discharges.
    • performs collection of specimens from patients as delegated
    • May perform blood glucose monitoring.
    • Reports abnormal findings to RN.
    • Provides comfort measures to the patients including physical needs as well as diversional needs.
    • Utilizes available resources (brochures, books, videos.
    • May facilitate/co-facilitate groups and/or activities as delegated.
    • Verbalizes understanding of role for patients' with legal holds/commitments and issuing patient rights.
  • Role model/Team work activities:
    • Actively participates in staff meetings and task groups.
    • Maintains professional appearance.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age with education and/or experience needed to meet required functional competencies as listed on the job description, and High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in psychology or related field preferred
  • 2 to 5 Years in mental health/substance abuse patient care preferred
  • Certified Nursing Assistant - MN Nursing Assistant Registry preferred
  • BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required Certified by American Heart Association or Allina BLS by completion of orientation

Physical Demands
Medium Work*:
Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently

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