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Psychiatric Technician

Company: Strategicarestaffing, LLC
Location: Blythe
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school degree or GED equivalent
  • Completion of CA Psychiatric Technician education program
  • Current Psychiatric Technician License (BVNPT)
  • Current BLS from an American Heart Association provider
  • Must be proficient in the English Language (Speaking/Writing)
  • Strong knowledge of basic medicine and medical equipment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to keep patient information confidential
  • Basic computer and record keeping skills
  • Physical and mental stamina; ability to work long hours on one’s feet
  • Consistently demonstrate dependability and punctuality


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Give basic level of general behavioral and psychiatric nursing care to mentally or developmentally disabled patient/youth.
  • Conduct daily clinical rounds and monitoring of patient/youth with signs and symptoms of mental illness.
  • Under general supervision of Registered Nurse (RN) or Medical Doctor (MD), perform psychiatric nursing procedures, such as administer medications and treatments, including hypodermic injections, take and chart temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respiration, and all other basic general nursing procedures within the scope of licensure.
  • Work is other disciplines as part of Treatment Team in the development of treatment plans and objectives from assessments in providing an overall treatment program for patient/youth.
  • Assist in the development of group and individual therapy regimens. Act as a provider of group therapy to patient/youth.
  • Provide liaison activities with custody personnel in management of mentally or developmentally disabled patient/youth.
  • Observe patients'/youth's physical condition and behavior, and report significant changes.
  • Prepare and coordinate clinical appointment dates and times, and assist in having patient/youth present at their clinical appointments.
  • Assist in first responder duties, such as giving Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and first aid as needed.
  • Help maintain safe, secure, and therapeutic environment for patient/youth.
  • Follow state and federal mandated standards and procedures.

Keywords: Strategicarestaffing, LLC, Yuma , Psychiatric Technician, Other , Blythe, Arizona

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