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Company: Symphony Talent
Job Category: Healthcare/Physician/Nursing  [ View All Healthcare/Physician/Nursing Jobs ]
Job Reference: 78179466
Job description:
This posting is for general Psych Tech opportunities at Sparrow Hospital. We have a variety of full-time, part-time, and per diem positions.
Positions Location: Lansing, MI

Job Description
General Purpose of Job:

Assists in the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation of Behavioral Health patient care as assigned by the RN. The Psychiatric Technician works under the supervision of a RN and the direction of a RN, LPN, Lead Psych Tech, and other licensed professionals.

Essential Duties:

This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Associates may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.

* Provides basic and technical care to patients as directed by a RN.

* Establishes and maintains therapeutic relationships with individual patients.

* Documents care given and patient response in patient record.

* In coordination with unit staff, plans, participates and/or leads structured patient activities.

* Provides a safe and therapeutic milieu for patients by preventing patients from harming themselves or others.

* Communicates significant information and changes in inpatient condition to the RN.

* In coordination with the RN, provides education to patients and their families.

* Maintains hospital standards by participating in mandatory in-services and mandatory hospital departmental requirement.

* Assist the lead tech with orientation/training and acts as role model for new and per diem psychiatric technicians.

Job Requirements

General Requirements        
        American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification Required
        Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) certification within thirty days of hire or prior to completion of orientation.
        Maintain BLS/CPI certification throughout employment.

Work Experience        
        Minimum 6 months direct patient care experience.
        Preferred: patient care experience in behavioral health        

        Associate's Degree or equivalent in a behavioral health or related field OR 12 credit hours of post secondary education in a behavioral health or related course of study (e.g., nursing, social work, psychology); OR associate's degree in an unrelated field with one year of previous behavioral health patient care experience.
        Recipient Rights training with 30 days of hire and annually thereafter.
        Corporate Compliance training with 30 days of hire and annually thereafter.        

Specialized Knowledge and Skills        
Interpersonal skills to effectively and appropriately communicate with patients, families, physicians and other hospital associates.         

Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All

qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to

race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national

origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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Job Location: Lansing - Michigan - USA   View a map of this job
Address: Lansing, MI
Zip/Postal Code: 48901
Post Date: 11/18/2020
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