PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN

3 weeks ago
Requisition ID
2017-6922
# of Openings
1
Department
CHILD PSYCH
Baptist Hospital
Pensacola
Category (Portal Searching)
Patient/Nursing Support
Position Type
Full-Time
Schedule
Day Shift
Schedule Details
Full-time, Schedule Varies, works every other weekend

Overview

The Psychiatric Technician I 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

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree required
  • One year experience in psychiatric care or healthcare related position OR currently enrolled in college level courses related to nursing, psychiatry or healthcare related field
  • BLS through American Heart Association or an equivalent BLS that meets the American Heart Association guidelines
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) obtained during Orientation
  • Possess good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills orally and written

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