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Psychiatric Technician - Part-Time PMs

Universal Health Services


Location:
FARGO, ND
Date:
09/18/2017
2017-09-182017-10-18
Job Code:
236973
Categories:
  • Healthcare
  • Behavioral Health
  • Emergency Department
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Nurse Practitioner
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Psychiatric Technician - Part-Time PMs

Job Code:  236973
Facility: Prairie St. John's
Location: FARGO, ND US Midwest
Region: Midwest
Travel Involved: 0-10%
Job Type: Part Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Skills:  
Category: Nursing
FTE: .6
Position Summary:

Prairie St. John's, a 110-bed psychiatric care facility located in Fargo, North Dakota, has been providing services for children, adolescents and adults to address mental health issues, chemical dependency or addiction and co-occurring disorders since 1997. Prairie offers a full-service psychiatric and addiction Continuum of Care. This Continuum of Care includes inpatient hospitalization, partial hospitalization, residential treatment, intensive outpatient services and clinic services. Prairie St. John's is currently seeking psychiatric technicians to join our amazing and diverse team!

Essential Job Duties:

•The psychiatric technician observes, monitors and detects changes in patient(s) behaviors as ordered by the physician and dictated by policy and procedure. The psychiatric technician must relay information to the registered nurse and treatment team for on-going patient care. This may include thoroughly documenting observations in the patient’s medical record.

•Assists with or provides educational and activity groups in an effective and therapeutic manner. This includes preparing for the group, delivering the group, responding to changes in the group, and documenting observations as appropriate.

•The psychiatric technician completes admission and discharge processes thoroughly and in a timely manner. This includes ensuring patient outcomes are attained and belongings accounted for.

 •The incumbent responds as assigned to overhead emergency requests such as patient assistance needed, fire emergency, etc.

•The psychiatric technician constantly monitors immediate surroundings for potential safety hazards, corrects safety issues if possible and reports issues needing further assistance immediately.

•The psychiatric technician is responsible to keeping the assigned areas organized, clean, and fully stocked.

•All employees of Prairie St. John’s are expected to adhere to safety policies, safe work practices, and other hospital policies. Employees are expected to complete mandatory training on time and attend mandatory meetings.

•In order to meet the essential functions of this position, employees must work as scheduled.

•All staff at Prairie St. John’s may be required to work in different areas/units and varying shifts depending on the business needs to the facility.

 
Requirements

•Previous direct care experience with children and/or adults or is pursuing an educational degree in Nursing, Psychology, Sociology, Pre-med, Social Work, Counseling or other Behavioral Science related majors

•Must be C.N.A certified or register as a North Dakota Nurse Aid within 4 months of employment

•Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, etc.)


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