PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN
Carilion Clinic - Christiansburg, VA

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Support Carilion’s hallmarks of service excellence and quality for all job responsibilities. As a member of the multidisciplinary team, assists with ensuring the safety of adults and children with mental illness on acute psychiatric hospital unit. Responsibilities include: delivery of patient care, providing assistance with activities of daily living, provides secretarial support, leads goals/wrap up groups, and direct/lead code secures activities. Actively participates with all unit activities providing support as indicated. Functions as a team member reporting appropriate observations, information, while maintaining a safe therapeutic milieu.

HOURS: Flex-time position. Must be available to work all three shifts; 7A-3P, 3P-11P and 11P-7A; Available to work 3 out of 4 Weekends and Holidays as needed.

Minimum Qualifications Required:
Education: High school graduate or equivalent required.

Experience: Psychiatry related or nursing assistant experience preferred. Must possess ability to appropriately handle/restrain patients who may be disruptive and/or physically violent. Must be willing to learn medical terminology and clinical procedures. Experience/skills may be gained through on-the-job training and in-services as indicated.

Licensure,
certification, and/or
registration: De-escalation training must be obtained/maintained. Must be able to obtain AHA BLS-HCP. Must have a valid Virginia Driver’s license.

Other Minimum
Qualifications: Requires experience with or the ability for managing patients with explosive potential and/or escalating situations. Requires ability to function with minimum supervision, recognizing the need for direction and assistance in situations beyond his/her scope of capabilities. Requires ability to learn and participate as a team member. Requires clinical skills to work with child, adolescent and adult population understanding their growth and development.

Inspiring Better Health at Carilion Clinic
Every day at Carilion Clinic, our employees come together to inspire better health in our patients, their families and our communities. Explore how you can be a part of this diverse, innovative and interdisciplinary patient-centered team, and find out how you can make a difference in the lives of others.
As an employee, you can take advantage of our competitive pay, various scheduling options, continuing education opportunities and excellent benefits.
Based in Roanoke , Va. , Carilion Clinic includes multi-specialty physician practices, eight not-for-profit hospitals and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute in partnership with Virginia Tech.

Service Excellence and Quality are hallmarks of Carilion Clinic. As a team member, you will be expected to consistently deliver the best in care and customer service. As an employee, you will demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with our patients, families, visitors and with each other.
Carilion Clinic is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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