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ABH Psychiatric Tech I PRN

Company: Maria Parham Health
Location: Louisburg
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Maria Parham HealthThe Psychiatric Technician is responsible for assisting the Registered Nurse in meeting needs of psychiatric patients.Functions under supervision of the Nurse Manager, Supervisor, charge nurse or RN on the unit to which assigned. -Observes, reports, and documents signs and symptoms or changes in patient behavior to charge nurse. Interacts with patients therapeutically. -Assists, initiates, and participates in social and recreational activities, group therapy, patient teaching groups, and other group activities. -Uses Handle with Care techniques appropriately. -Makes rounds on assigned patients at least every half hour during shift. -Demonstrates flexibility in changing workload. -Responds to patients with empathy, maintaining their dignity and confidentiality. Participates in unit-based process improvement activities. Participates in unit-based committees.Job Requirements:Minimum EducationHigh School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor's degree preferred.Required SkillsCertifications:Basic Life Support (BLS) required upon hire.Handle with Care required within 90 days of hire dateMinimum Work ExperienceNo experience w/wo C.N.A.Good therapeutic communication skills required.Required SkillsRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Maria Parham Health, Raleigh , ABH Psychiatric Tech I PRN, Healthcare , Louisburg, North Carolina

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