PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN II

1 month ago
Requisition ID
2017-5314
# of Openings
1
Department
MENTAL HEALTH UNIT 3
Baptist Hospital
Pensacola
Category (Portal Searching)
Patient/Nursing Support
Position Type
Full-Time

Overview

The Psychiatric Technician II is a key player in the delivery of care based on the Recovery Model.  As a direct care staff who spends the majority of his or her time interacting with, assessing, assisting, and supporting our patients, the Technician helps maintain the values within the community that are known to enhance recovery.  Along with ensuring a safe environment for all, he or she develops with each individual a therapeutic relationship which is critical in the healing process. The Technician assists in the implementation of recovery plans.  The incumbent is responsible for routine and assigned tasks and helping the nursing staff with patient care activities. 

 

The person in this position works under general supervision, is responsible for various shifts, may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in the Human Services field, (Social work, Psychology, Sociology, Juvenile Justice, Special Education, etc) is required OR Four years of experience in psychiatric care or healthcare related position is required in lieu of bachelor’s degree
  • Previous experience in psychiatric care is preferred
  • Must be BLS through American Heart Association or an equivalent BLS that meets the American Heart Association guidelines by date of hire or transfer
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) obtained during orientation.
  • Possess good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills orally and written

 

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