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McLaren Health Care Psychiatric Technician in Bay City, Michigan


Department:Behavioral Health

Shift: Variable

Daily WorkTimes: Variable

Scheduled Biweekly Hours: 0

Position Summary:

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 :

  1. Observes patients’behavior, listen to their concerns, and records their condition, observationsand services performed.

  2. Leads patients in therapeutic and recreationalactivities.

  3. Assists with admitting, transporting anddischarging patients.

  4. Monitors patients’ vital signs.

  5. Helps patients with activities of daily living,including eating and bathing.

  6. Restrains patients who may become physicallyviolent.

  7. Delivers compassionate support, attention, andassistance to patients and families.

  8. Ensures compliance with all health careregulations, including HIPAA and OSHA.

  9. Maintains safe and clean working environment andprotects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control, hazardouswaste and other policies and protocols.

  10. 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.

Job: Technical

Primary Location: Michigan-Bay City-McLaren Bay Region

Organization BAY10-McLaren Bay Regional-Hospital

Employee Status Regular

Shift Variable

Job Type Standard

Schedule Per Diem

Req ID: 20009536