Psychiatric Tech II - Behavioral Health - Inpatient
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2131 South 17Th Street
Job ID: 7999
Date Posted: May 21, 2022
NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.
About the Job
Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center
Department: Behavioral Health - Inpatient
Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 0.900000
Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period
Work Schedule: 12HR Day 7am to 7pm
Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No
What You'll Do
The Psychiatric Technician II work under the direct supervision of the Coordinator and the Professional Registered Nurse to provide a variety of patient care activities in the treatment and care of patients with psychiatric and substance abuse conditions. Manages behavioral problems and facilitates educational and activity groups. Is responsible for continuing his / her professional development to enhance practice standards. Actively participates as a member of the treatment team. May perform moderate or waived point of care testing per CLIA guidelines, based upon completion of initial training with appropriate documentation and on going annual competency assessment. The initial competency assessment should be done six months post training, and annually thereafter. For documentation of testing performed, see the Education/Training/Competency file for the individual employee.
1. Works under the supervision of an RN to collaborate with physicians and other health team members in developing the patient plan of care based on on-going patient assessment and collects data for various assessments
2. Annually continues personal development to enhance personal growth.
3. Organizes and performs work effectively and efficiently.
4. Assists in the plan of care and discharge planning.
* Bachelor of Science
Experience: Psychiatric Technician experience preferred. Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications.
This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.
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