Psychiatric Technician I

Psychiatric Technician I

Rutland Regional Medical Center | Rutland, VT, 05701, US

Posted 23 days ago

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Description

COMPETITIVE SHIFT DIFFERENTIALS $3.75 - 2nd Shift $6.00 - 3rd Shift $4.25 - Weekend Under the supervision of providers, leadership or RNs, the Psychiatric Technician performs various duties to assist in the treatment and care of psychiatric patients in accordance with the established methods and procedures of Psychiatric Services Inpatient Unit and Rutland Regional Medical Center. Minimum Education # High School Diploma or GED required, Bachelor#s Degree preferred. # Minimum Work Experience # Health or mental health care experience preferred. # Required Licenses/Certifications # Certificate in mental health technology or related field, such as licensed nursing assistant preferred. BLS Certification through American Heart Association*# Completion of endorsed patient/visitor de-escalation and restraint program certification* # *required within 1 month of hire # Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities # Excellent interpersonal and observation skills. Ability to report patient care observations, deviations from patient#s plan of care and other pertinent information under direct supervision. Ability to remain calm and think and act effectively in high stress situations. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated moderate knowledge of basic computer skills. Successful completion of functional testing for physical requirements prior to hire. # #

COMPETITIVE SHIFT DIFFERENTIALS

* $3.75 - 2nd Shift
* $6.00 - 3rd Shift
* $4.25 - Weekend

Under the supervision of providers, leadership or RNs, the Psychiatric Technician performs various duties to assist in the treatment and care of psychiatric patients in accordance with the established methods and procedures of Psychiatric Services Inpatient Unit and Rutland Regional Medical Center.

Minimum Education

* High School Diploma or GED required, Bachelor's Degree preferred.

Minimum Work Experience

* Health or mental health care experience preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications

* Certificate in mental health technology or related field, such as licensed nursing assistant preferred.
* BLS Certification through American Heart Association*
* Completion of endorsed patient/visitor de-escalation and restraint program certification*
* required within 1 month of hire

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

* Excellent interpersonal and observation skills.
* Ability to report patient care observations, deviations from patient's plan of care and other pertinent information under direct supervision.
* Ability to remain calm and think and act effectively in high stress situations.
* Strong verbal and written communication skills.
* Demonstrated moderate knowledge of basic computer skills.
* Successful completion of functional testing for physical requirements prior to hire.