Conduct or assist in treatment and rehabilitation of patients.
Perform initial basic assessment procedures including standardized psychological testing, clinical interviewing, mental status examinations, substance abuse evaluations, and psychological and nursing assessment.
Identify mental health and nursing diagnoses and provide patient education.
Observe, monitor, record, and report patients progress.
Conduct or assist in conducting group and individual counseling, therapeutic community, and other related milieu activities.
Education: Completion of the following:
Graduate from an accredited Psychiatric Technician Program; or completion of an equivalent education and experience that meets the requirement of the American Association of Psychiatric Technicians or completion of education and experience as a behavioral science specialist/technician in the United States military and proof of having completed an Armed Forces course involving psychiatric technician training or civilian course from an accredited school in the care of behavioral health patients.
Experience: Candidates must have the following experience:
Minimum of one (1) years of experience as a Psychiatric Technician after graduation.
National Background Investigation
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Must have reliable transportation to and from work site
License/Certification and Training:
Current Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) American Heart Association
Certified by the American Association of Psychiatric Technicians
8-Hour Days/40-Hour Work Week