Psychiatric Technician (Roanoke, VA, US, 24014)
Company: Carilion Clinic
Posted on: May 28, 2023
How You'll Help Transform Healthcare: As a member of the
multidisciplinary team, the Psychiatric Activity Technician assists
with ensuring the safety of adults and children with mental illness
on acute psychiatric hospital unit. Responsibilities include
leading - goals/wrap up groups. Actively participates with all unit
activities providing support as indicated. Functions as a team
member reporting appropriate observation and information while
maintaining a safe therapeutic milieu. The job duties of the
Psychiatric Activity Technician include, but are not limited to,
the following. -
- Assists with observing the patients and reporting any unusual
circumstances to licensed nurse.
- Is a patient advocate, protector of patient's rights and
provider of psychological/social/cultural support. Treats patients
with respect and dignity. Calls patient by name, provides privacy,
etc. Uses system resources to meet patient's cultural and
- Provides patients and their families with appropriate
information and care in a timely manner.
- Leads activity groups including group games.
- Organizes and leads daily goals/wrap up groups. Reports to
Adjunctive Therapy team and - licensed nurse any issues or concerns
by patients verbalized or written in groups. Primarily
8:30am-8:30pm shifts, with every other weekend. What We Require:
Education: High school graduate or GED required. Art, Music or
Recreation experience preferred. Group leading skills highly
preferred.. Must be willing and able 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
successfully completed within four months of hire and then
maintained going forward. Must be able to obtain AHA BLS-HCP. Valid
Virginia State Driver's license required in the NRV to transport
patients. 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 - About
Carilion This is Carilion Clinic ... An organization where
innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued.
A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress
and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never
discouraged and forever curious. Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you
will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3
trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and
Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.
Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries
and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where
the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your
tomorrow with us. Requisition Number: 140216 - Employment Status:
Full time - Location: Carilion Roanoke Memorial Rehab Building -
Shift: Day/Evening/Night - Shift Details: primarily 8:30am-8:30pm
Recruiter Email: firstname.lastname@example.org For more information,
contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537. Equal Opportunity
Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Carilion Clinic is
a drug-free workplace.
Keywords: Carilion Clinic, Roanoke , Psychiatric Technician (Roanoke, VA, US, 24014), Professions , Roanoke, Virginia
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