Albemarle, NC, United States
Job ID: 65162
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 7p-7a, every 3rd weekend, rotating holidays
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11131005531509-Nursing - Patient Saftey Attendants
Shift: 7p-7a, every 3rd weekend, rotating holidays; 36hrs/wk.
Job SummaryThe Psychiatric Technician is responsible for assisting the Registered Nurse in meeting needs of psychiatric or chemically dependent patients. Functions under supervision of the Nurse Manager, Supervisor, charge nurse or RN on the unit to which assigned.
Works in patient care area with potentially combative or self-destructive patients, including behavior control areas. Each employee has the responsibility to work in a safe manner. Work requires walking, standing, lifting, reaching, handling of charts, supplies, equipment, blood, and body fluids.
High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor's degree preferred. Relevant patient care experience in a hospital setting preferred. Good therapeutic communication skills required. CPI certification required within 90 days of hire date. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required.
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