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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 78276
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Monday- Friday 7a-3p
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11031005730001-Emergency Department
Job SummaryResponsible for assisting RN in meeting needs of psychiatric or chemically dependent patient. Assists, initiates, and participates in social and recreational activities, group therapy, patient teaching groups, and other group activities. Precepts new-hire psych. tech. Observes, reports, and documents signs and symptoms or change in patient behavior. Functions under the 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. Work requires walking, standing, lifting, reaching, handling of charts, supplies, equipment, blood, and body fluids. Demonstrates flexibility in changing workload.
High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree or certification from the American Association of Psychiatric Technicians for teammates promoted after 2017 required. 2 years of experience required. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required. CPI Certification required within 90 days of hire date.
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