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Location: Bemidji, MN
Address: 3124 Hannah Ave NW, Bemidji, MN 56601, USA
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Starting Rate: $15.00/hour and up (with creditable experience)
Come join our Behavioral Health team at Primewest as a Behavioral Health Rehab Assistant!
The Behavioral Health Rehab Assistant contributes to the care and safety of psychiatric patients under the direction and control of the psychiatric staff and patient orders. The Behavioral Health Rehab Assistant monitors the safety and whereabouts of all residents in the facility. Observes and reports patient behaviors to clinical staff. Directly interacts with patients and is available for patient support. Delivers and documents specific rehabilitative services to adult patients with mental illness. Implements rehabilitation interventions under the direction of licensed clinical staff. Implements independent living skills training with patients.
The Behavioral Health Rehab Assistant provides opportunities for social and interpersonal skills development. Ensures that patient chores and/or daily tasks are complete. May provide transportation for patients, as needed. Under direction, participates in the admission process for patients and ensures that rooms are prepped at time of discharge for the next admission. Contributes to the overall cleanliness and appearance of the facility. Depending on setting, may be responsible for medication distribution.
Interventions that are in the treatment plan but outside the scope of practice for this role must be implemented by appropriately licensed clinical staff. Interventions outside the scope of the treatment plan require approval from the leadership team.
Must meet state-specific requirements. In Minnesota: Must meet DHS requirements of a Mental Health Rehabilitation Worker by one of the following: Associates of Arts degree (or 2 years post-secondary education) in one of the behavioral sciences or human services, including nursing; or is a registered nurse without a Bachelor's degree; or has 3 years personal life experience with serious and persistent mental illness; or 3 years personal life experience as the primary caregiver to an adult with a serious mental illness or traumatic brain injury; or has 4000 hours supervised paid work experience in the delivery of mental health services to adults with a serious mental illness or traumatic brain injury. Previous experience in providing mental health services to adults is preferred. Good written and verbal communication skills; organizational skills; and the ability to work independently in an effective and efficient manner. Computer skills must be sufficient enough to be able to document information within an electronic medical record.
Must possess a valid class D driver's license. Must maintain a good driving record.
Depending on facility/setting: Must have nursing assistant certification, have completed the 75-hour course and be registered with the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry. Successful completion of a state-approved Trained Medication Assistant course.
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .
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Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.
Job Function: Behavioral Health and Dependency
Req Number: R-59269