Psychiatric Technician, Inpatient

  • Location: Brooklyn Park, MN
  • Posted: Nov 25, 2019

Job Description

As an Inpatient Psych Tech, you will:

Assist in the observation, planning, intervention and evaluation of care to patients within assigned area
Ensure safety of patients and staff through constant monitoring of the milieu for potential safety hazards, reporting issues appropriately
Conduct metal detection and belongings searches
Establish therapeutic relationships with patients and create an environment that provides the best care and patient experience
Utilize verbal de-escalation skills as needed
Facilitate goal/activity groups
Keep the unit organized by notifying correct individual when supplies are low
Sanitize program utensils, toys and other containers/materials as needed

(Must be able to work days/evenings and every other weekend)


Knowledge of mental health, generally gained through at least one year of experience with education or equivalent
Oriented and educated in gender, culture an age appropriate care
Ability to display a professional attitude in all aspects of performance
Ability to use Microsoft Office products, as well as a fax and copier machine

PrairieCare is a physician-owned and operated psychiatric healthcare system experiencing rapid growth in the Twin Cities. With multiple sites across the Twin Cities, PrairieCare has quickly grown to become one of the States largest providers of mental health services to children, adolescents and their families.

PrairieCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability or age in admissions, treatment or participation in its programs, services and activities or employment. PrairieCare is an Affirmative Action Employer/Equal Opportunity Employer supporting Veterans, Disabled and other protected individuals and is committed to a diverse workforce. Offers of employment from PrairieCare are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background studies.

Employment Type

  • Full-Time


Twin Cities Metro, MN

Opened: 2005

Phone: (763) 383-5800

Fax: (763) 383-5800