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Psychiatric Technician

Company: Matrix Providers
Location: Quantico
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Matrix Providers is potentially hiring a Psychiatric Technician to join our team of talented professionals who provide health care services to our Military Service Members and their families in Quantico, VA.

  • Employment Status: Full Time
  • Compensation: This is a hourly position, paid bi-weekly.
  • Schedule: 8.5-9hr shifts, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7:00am and 6:30pm.
  • Benefits: Competitive financial package with a comprehensive insurance package including health, dental, vision, and life coverage.

    • Accrued Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Paid Holidays (Outlined in Handbook)
    • 401(k) Plan

      Requirements: The Psychiatric Technician must have and meet the following:

      • Degree: Certificate; 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 or completion of education and experience as a behavioral science specialist/technician in the United States military and proof of having completed an Armed Forces course involving psychiatric technician training or civilian course from an accredited school in the care of behavioral health patients
      • Experience: One year (1) of experience as a Psychiatric Technician after graduation.

        Job Summary:

        • Conduct or assist in the treatment and rehabilitation of patients. Perform basic assessment procedures, including standardized psychological testing, clinical interviewing, mental status examinations, substance abuse evaluations, and psychological and nursing assessments.
        • Identify mental health and nursing diagnoses, and provide patient education.
        • Observe, monitor, record, and report the patient's progress.
        • Conduct or assist in conducting group and individual counseling, therapeutic community, and other related milieu activities.
        • Institute precautionary measures to prevent patient injury or suicide.
        • Assist patients with nutritional, hygiene, and comfort measures.
        • Obtain and record vital signs.
        • Coordinate with other agencies regarding specified care, treatment, prevention,

          rehabilitation, and administrative functions. Contact military and community agencies to obtain collateral information. Explain and interpret mental health services to patients or others.
        • Assist in, or arrange patient referrals to public, private, and military community agencies.
        • Prepare and maintain records and reports pertaining to specialty services.
        • Assist with the care of individuals experiencing acute and post-traumatic stress reactions.
        • Prepare and maintain treatment records.

          Matrix Providers is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For our EEO Policy Statement, please see https://matrixproviders.com/accessibility-eeo-disclaimer. To learn more about our Benefits Packages, please see https://matrixproviders.com/benefits.
          Matrix Providers endeavors to make www.matrixproviders.com accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please get in touch with our Recruiting Hotline Number, 1-877-807-8277, TTY LINE, 385-722-8109. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

Keywords: Matrix Providers, Centreville , Psychiatric Technician, Healthcare , Quantico, Virginia

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