Job Description

Job: 18-55728
Location: Kern County AES Center, CA, Bakersfield
Facility: Kern County AES Center
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular Full-Time

Overview

Our Psychiatric Technician provides clinical services to residents under the direction of the Nursing Manager or designated RN; establishes and maintains therapeutic relationships with residents; participates in community meetings and therapeutic groups; assists residents with activities of daily living (ADLs) and documents observations; and provides one-on-one direct observation of residents, when assigned.

Qualifications

Education

  • Graduate of an accredited Psychiatric Technician Program, or otherwise qualified for California licensure as a Psychiatric Technician is preferred.
  • BLS required.

Experience

  • Six (6) months experience working in an acute mental health treatment setting within the past four years preferred.

Licenses/Certifications

  • Qualified for California licensure as a Psychiatric Technician. BLS required.

Responsibilities

  1. Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with residents. Helps to ensure the unit is a therapeutic environment.
  2. Attends, participates in, and facilitates, as needed, community meetings and therapeutic groups.
  3. Participates as a team member in all unit activities, reports observations, and documents observations.
  4. Assists residents with maintaining ADLs.
  5. Teaches residents how to independently complete ADLs.
  6. The above responsibilities are a highlight of responsibilities and not a full list. Other responsibilities may be performed as assigned.

EOE Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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