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.
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.