The Psychiatric Technician II (Psych Tech II) supports care activities for patients with mental or behavioral health problems under the supervision of a registered nurse. The Psych Tech II works closely with the charge nurse and staff nurses to assure patient care and safety needs are met. The Psych Tech II is proficient in medical and behavioral health terminology technical, communication, organizational, and computer skills. The Psych Tech II demonstrates and role models personal and professional effectiveness.
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Additional training appropriate to the specialty area required.
Licensure/Certification: Accredited Satori Alternatives to Managing Aggression (SAMA) certification required, Psychiatric Technician I certification required and maintained as appropriate.
Work Experience: Two (2) years related clinical experience required in behavioral health setting.
Equipment Operated: Area-specific
Skills/Knowledge: EKG and/or Phlebotomy competency validation required, as applicable to specialty area within 6 months of hire.
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact) 1
Other Skills: Analytical, Medical Terms, PC
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible