McLaren Health Care Psychiatric Technician in Bay City, Michigan
Department: Substance Abuse/Detox Unit
Daily WorkTimes: 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m.
Scheduled Bi-weekly Hours: 48
Working under the direction of an RN and in compliance with the treatment plan,
provides therapeutic care and monitors patients’ conditions. Assists patients
in their daily activities and ensures a safe, clean environment.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities :
Observes patients’behavior, listen to their concerns, and records their condition, observationsand services performed.
Leads patients in therapeutic and recreationalactivities.
Assists with admitting, transporting anddischarging patients.
Monitors patients’ vital signs.
Helps patients with activities of daily living,including eating and bathing.
Restrains patients who may become physicallyviolent.
Delivers compassionate support, attention, andassistance to patients and families.
Ensures compliance with all health careregulations, including HIPAA and OSHA.
Maintains safe and clean working environment andprotects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control, hazardouswaste and other policies and protocols.
Performs other related duties as required anddirected.
Associates degree in human servicesfield or science, or;
Student currently enrolled in anaccredited Nursing Program who has completed mental health clinicalrotation, or;
High school diploma with three yearsproviding direct patient care on an inpatient psychiatric unitor residential setting, or;
High school diploma with three yearsof relevant experience in human services (social services, lawenforcement, community mental health, hospital, or criminal justice)or working as security officer in a hospital setting
Previous experience working withpersons with mental illness or substance abuse disorders
Bachelor’s degree in human servicesfield or science
Equal Opportunity Employer ofMinorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
We are committed to encouraging and
sustaining a work environment free of unlawful harassment, discrimination,
and/or retaliation. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an
individual’s race, color, age, religion, sex/pregnancy (including pregnancy/childbirth
or pregnancy/childbirth-related conditions), sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or
any other status prohibited by applicable laws. We also make good faith
efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals
with disabilities, and veterans.
Primary Location: Michigan-Bay City-McLaren Bay Region
Employee Status Regular
Shift Night Job
Job Type Standard
Req ID: 20007688