Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 91385
Job Family: Behavioral Health Services
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 1.0 day shift
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12011053130362-Psychiatric Services
The 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.
Education, Training, and Experience
High school diploma or GED required. Bachelors degree preferred. Relevant patient
care experience in a hospital setting preferred.
Other Job Requirements, Licenses, Certifications
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.
Works in patient care area with potentially combative or self-destructive patients,
including behavior control areas. Each team member has the responsibility to work in a
safe manner. Work requires walking, standing, lifting, reaching, handling of charts,
supplies, equipment, blood, and body fluids.