Psych Tech-SHH 1 West Child

  • MaineHealth
  • Westbrook, ME 04092, USA
  • Jun 10, 2021

Job Description

Summary

  • Spring Harbor Hospital is seeking dedicated and passionate Psychiatric Technicians to provide care and emotional support to patients within the Child 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 Child Psychiatric Unit specializes in the care of children. We offer a 12-bed unit designed for the care of children, generally ages from 6-12 years old and as young as 4, who require acute mental health treatment. Typically, these patients are an imminent risk to themselves or others, or are unable to function at a lower level of care due to their psychiatric symptoms.

    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.  

    • License/Certifications: N/A  

    • Experience: N/A  

    • Demonstrates a proficiency in all aspects at the entry level position.  

    • Must be able to annually demonstrate competency in seclusion and restraint training.