Psychiatric Technician - Inpatient Behavioral Health - Day/Eve/Night

York, PA | Behavioral Health | Tracking Code: 9000006

Job Description:

Under the direct supervision of the Nurse Manager, assists the professional staff in the care of psychiatric patients. Facilitates the maintenance of the therapeutic environment in the psychiatric unit.

 

Duties and Responisbilities

  1. Provides care to patients in a manner that considers safety, comfort, and the therapeutic environment.
  2. Assists the team members in the care and evaluation of patients.
  3. Assists patients with activities of daily living.
  4. Checks patient's vital signs.
  5. Charts observations on assigned patients' vital signs in legible, accurate and appropriate format following hospital and unit procedures.
  6. May apply physical restraints or assist with placing a patient in seclusion under the direct supervision of the physician or
  7. RN.
  8. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patientpopulation. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s).
 

Qualifications

  • Minimum Experience:
    • 1 - 3 months
    • Req Cert/RegistrationCPR certification
    • Req Course(s)/TrainingMust provide clearance per the Child Protective Services Law amended by PA Act 33 of 1985
  • Minimum Education:
    • High School or G.E.D. Prefer Certified Nursing Assistant or some college level social science credits
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)