SummarySpring Harbor Hospital is seeking dedicated and passionate Psychiatric Technicians to provide care and emotional support to patients within the Adult Psychiatric Unit; contributing to the achievement of quality care and patient outcomes by maintaining a safe and therapeutic milieu, assisting with the collection and documentation of data, and in cooperation with the treatment team members, implements individualized treatment plans.
$1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS!*
*Current MaineHealth employees not eligible for the sign on bonus. Must be separated from MaineHealth system for 3 months to be eligible.
The West Adult Psychiatric Unit is a 24-bed general adult psychiatric unit that services patients who experience acute psychiatric illnesses and any co-occurring disorders. Treatment emphasizes return-to-work strategies and cognitive therapies to help patients transition smoothly from the hospital to the community and in the shortest possible time.
As a Psychiatric Technician, you will:
Contribute to the achievement of quality care and positive patient outcomes.
Maintain a safe and therapeutic milieu.
Provide emotional support.
Encourage patient participation in programming.
Facilitate activities and provide supervision.
Reinforce desired behaviors.
Offer redirection and behavioral intervention to maintain a safe environment for all.
Mainehealth also offers all eligible team members a generous benefit package including paid time off, tuition reimbursement, medical/dental/vision insurance, employer 403b contributions, and shift differentials.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):
Education: High School diploma and equivalent experience preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or Social Services preferred.
Demonstrates a proficiency in all aspects at the entry level position.
Must be able to annually demonstrate competency in seclusion and restraint training.