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Psychiatric Technician Outpatient

Company: Provizor Federal
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

Are you an *Inpatient Psychiatric Technician *with a minimum of experience within *two (2) *years of *Psychiatric Technician *experience in the Portsmouth, VA, area? APPLY NOW!

Provizor Federal offers GREAT Perks and Incentives and is constantly adding!

*We put our PEOPLE first*!

We are a recognized leader in providing medical staffing and management services for over thirty years.Provizor s always looking for dedicated individuals who share our values; flexibility, dependability and quality patient care. When you choose Provizor as your employer of choice, you can be confident that you are working with an organization that values you as an individual and understands your dreams, aspirations and wants to help you make your career goals real. Come partner with us!


* Graduation from an accredited Psychiatric Technician Program; or completion of an equivalent education and experience that meets the requirement of the American Association of Psychiatric Technicians (www.psychtechs.org) OR
* Completion of education and experience as a corpsman in the United States military and proof of having completed an Armed Forces course involving neuropsychiatric nursing and an Armed Forces or civilian course from an accredited school in the care of the developmentally disabled client OR
* Certification as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP-Adult)
* Possess at least twelve (12) months full time experience within the preceding twenty-four (24) months as either a Psychiatric Technician or Mental Health Technician
* Be a U.S. citizen.


- Inpatient Care for Acute Psychiatric and Intermediate Units

- Assist in initial intake assessments and triage interviews.

- Assist in counseling and orient patients to the unit procedures and policies.

- Perform ward searches; monitor use of dangerous items. Answer telephone calls and relay pertinent information to providers if required.

- Assist in a variety of treatment modalities including but not limited to biofeedback, stress management, and group therapy.

- Coordinate and perform routine training in prevention and management of assaultive behavior.

- Assist with patient education.

- Perform routine ward procedures for admission, discharges, and patient transfers.

- Monitor patient safety; be able to do physical restraint procedures such as applying manual and mechanical restraints.

- Manage agitated patients; identify and report symptoms of homicidal or suicidal patient; perform line of sight one-on-one observations.

Understand the rules of confidentiality as applies to patient and health care provider during all aspects of care; instruct personnel in psychiatric patient rights.

Provizor Federal, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $23.00 per hour

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Vision insurance
Medical specialties:
* Psychiatry
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Portsmouth, VA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Shift availability:
* Day Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: In person%336924% %%medtech%%

Keywords: Provizor Federal, Portsmouth , Psychiatric Technician Outpatient, Professions , Portsmouth, Virginia

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