Psychiatric Technician, Short-term Psych Unit, Full-time 3rd Shift, Virtua Willingboro
Under direction of the RN: Ensures the safety of psychiatric patients and the EOC.
Provides therapeutic group and individual activities for patients in need of same.
Provides one to one emotional support and behavioral redirection to patients.
Carries out treatment plan interventions as outlined on the Multidisciplinary treatment plan.
Completes necessary physical care, Vital signs and POC testing on assigned patients.
• Ensures safety of the patient, under the direction of the RN, by implementing applicable Policies and Procedures when rounding on patients and unit.
• Provides therapeutic group and individual activity for patients.
• Provides emotional support and behavioral redirection to patients, under the direction of the RN, by implementing interventions from the multidisciplinary plan.
• Completes necessary physical care including vital signs and Point of Care (POC) testing.
Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required:
At least 2 years experience in working with the Behavioral Health population in a residential or inpatient setting.
Experience in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in Psychology preferred.
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