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CentraCare Health
St. Cloud, MN, United States

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Mental Health Associate


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St. Cloud, ,


Health Care


Minimum 14.62 per hour

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Full time



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Mental Health Associates hired after Aug. 23, 2015 earn a $500 HIRING BONUS!* APPLY NOW! The candidate will work Part-time (72 hours per pay period or every two weeks); Day/Evening rotating shifts from 7am-3:30pm and 3pm-11:30pm; Every other weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) and Rotating Holidays. The Mental Health Associate (MHA) under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN) provides direct and indirect care of patients ten years old to geriatric to meet their physical, educational, psychosocial and spiritual needs. Supports patient care needs by performing delegated patient care and non-patient care tasks. Responsible for assisting the patient care team in the treatment and care of patients and families in accordance with established policies, procedures, and unit standards to provide quality care. Supports and implements patient safety and other safety practices as appropriate. Supports and demonstrates Family Centered Care principles when interacting with patients and their families and with co-workers. Patients of all ages served. EDUCATIONHigh School diploma or equivalent required. Two years of college with courses in psychology, sociology, and/or social work or comparable job experience preferred. EXPERIENCESix months experience in nursing assistant or similar role preferred. Experience with computers and typing skills preferred. Must be able to effectively handle escalating behavior and utilize physical safety holds with aggressive patients. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTSCurrent American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Healthcare Provider card preferred. Nonviolent Crisis Intervention training (NCI) initial and on-going training required and provided. *Bonus will be paid as follows: $100 after 30 days; $200 after 6 months; $200 after one year. Bonus will only be awarded in cases where the applicant is external and has not worked for CentraCare for at least the past nine months.* EEO/AACentraCare Health has made a commitment to diversity in its workforce and all individuals, including, but not limited to, individuals with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.