InGenesis Psychiatric Technician in San Diego, California
Psychiatric Technician Needed
InGenesis…..has been providing high-quality staffing and consulting solutions to clients in a diversity of industries since 1998. We specialize in servicing the healthcare industry, and we excel at sourcing, recruiting and managing healthcare professionals in diverse specializations, including nurses, physicians, allied health and ancillary services.
INGENESIS is seeking qualified candidates for PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN positions to provide full time services in San Diego, California.
• Have a minimum of 12 months of experience within the last 18 months with clinical psychiatric experience. • Possess one of the following: ◦ A current, unrestricted license to practice as a Psychiatric Technician in any one of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands OR ◦ A current unrestricted license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) in any one of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands OR ◦ Possess a level one national certification as Psychiatric Technician
• Provide services Monday through Friday, excluding federal holidays, between 0630 and 1930. Working 8.5 hour or 13 hour shift, not to exceed 80 hours per 2-week period.
Duties include but are not limited to:
• Assist in the management of a therapeutic milieu; providing structure, social support, patient education, safety and social skills training. • Provide care for patients utilizing proper infection control and safety techniques as planned and/or ordered. • Maintain clinical documentation using proper terminology, collect data, and prepare reports in accordance with clinic policies. • Use therapeutic assessment and interview skills to illicit accurate and concise accounts of the patient’s condition. • Use sound judgment and crisis intervention skills, including physical restraint to prevent or reverse situations which may be potentially harmful. • Screen patients to determine presenting problems and priority. This may entail telephone triage or in-person evaluation. • Present or facilitate a variety of health and wellness programs in support of the clinic. • Exhibit a basic knowledge of psychotropic medications including actions, side effects and common dosages. • Co-facilitate prescribed individual or group therapy sessions as part of specific therapeutic procedures and independently facilitate educational groups. • Regularly interface with staff and patients to assess needs and continuously improve the quality of service delivered. • Provide administrative support as needed.
• Two Weeks Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, 401k Program, Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits
EEO - All applicants are subject to review "Depending on Experience