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.