FT Overnight Psych Tech

Montgomery County Emergency Services, Inc. - Norristown, PA (30+ days ago)


Montgomery County Emergency Service, Inc. (MCES) is Hiring!

Every day at MCES we work hard to fulfill our mission to improve the lives of individuals facing crises and emergencies brought on by serious mental illness. We are deeply committed to offering increasingly effective crisis intervention services and ever-improving psychiatric care. This has been our goal since 1974. We are located in Building 50 on the grounds of Norristown State Hospital in Norristown, PA and are accessible by public transportation. Please visit www.mces.org to learn more about the work we do. We are looking for Full Time Psychiatric Technicians to join our team.

Work Schedule:

11:00pm - 7:00am, 75 hrs biweekly - Days discussed with program, every other weekend requirement.

Education Required: Clinical Bachelors degree and one (1) year of mental health direct care experience preferred. High School Diploma along with 12 Behavioral Health college credits (Psychology, Sociology, Social Work) and three (3) years of mental health direct care experience or any combination of experience, education or training that would provide the level of knowledge, skill, and ability required. Male candidates w/ mental health experience desired.

Job Duties: Primary responsibilities for the Psychiatric Technician include but are not limited to:

Implement nursing interventions prescribed by nurse and give accurate verbal and written reports of patient’s behavior

  • In accordance with all nursing policies/procedures:
  • Assist the Registered Nurse in the clinical care and recovery of patients.
  • Maintain a safe therapeutic environment by conducting unit rounds, adhering to search policy and standard infection control precautions
  • Conduct 1:1 observation when deemed necessary
  • Assist assigned patients with ADLs and adapt to unit routine
  • Address concerning behavior of patients using least restrictive alternative
  • Complete patient admissions and nursing discharge duties
  • Must be able to work independently and professionally with others and be detail oriented with excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Documentation includes: patient vital signs, progress notes, dietary intake, etc.

For immediate consideration, please apply via Indeed.com or fax updated resume and salary requirements to 610-279-6782, Attn: HR Department.

Salary range: $14 - $15/hr, commensurate w/ education & experience.**

MCES is an EO Employer M/F/VETERAN/DISABLED

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.00 to $15.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Mental Health: 1 year

Education:

  • Bachelor's