Psychiatric Technician PRN
- Location: Danville, VA
- Posted: Jul 22, 2019
Psychiatric Technician PRN-7455-6365
SOVAH Health - Danville
Provides direct patient care, technical support and input in planning care through communication with the RN and other patient care team members. Utilizes effective communication skills and interacts with patients in a compassionate, nonjudgmental manner. Is effectively involved with maintaining the standard of care for assigned patients through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Maintains competency and possesses the skills to administer clinical treatment specific to diagnosis, age, growth and level of development of patient, including adult and geriatrics as appropriate as well as nonviolent crisis intervention. Completes duties as assigned and performs duties under the direct supervision of the RN or LPN designee.
High school diploma or equivalent. Previous experience in patient care setting desirable. Previous Psych experience preferred. Current AHA Heartsaver CPR certification required. Physical Maneuver Training preferred.