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Psychiatric Technician - Mankato

PrairieCare
Mankato

Job Description

As a Psychiatric Technician you will

Assist in the observation, planning, intervention and evaluation of care for the patients within assigned area
Ensure safety through constant monitoring of the milieu for potential hazards and reporting issues appropriately
Conduct metal detection and belongings searches
Effectively use therapeutic approaches to manage the milieu and de-escalate patients
Keep the unit organized by notifying corect individual when supplied as low
Sanitize program utensils, toys and other containers as needed
Monitor the unit to ensure tidiness and cleanliness
Facilitate groups as directed
Perform clerifcal functions as directed
Work under the direct supervision of the RN and perform tasks as delegated

*Full time M-F, 8:00a - 4:30p*

Requirements

Knowledge of mental health, generally gained through at least one year of experience with a college education in behavioral sciences and/or equivalent
Oriented and educated in gender, culture and age appropriate care
Ability to display a professional attitude in all aspects of performance
Abiltiy to use Microsoft Office products, along with a fax and copy machine

PrairieCare is a physician-owned and operated psychiatric healthcare system experiencing rapid growth in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area. With multiple sites across the Twin Cities, PrairieCare has quickly grown to become one of the State's largest providers of mental health services to children, adolescents and their families.

www.prairie-care.com

PrairieCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability or age in admissions, treatment or participation in its programs, services and activities or employment. PrairieCare is an Affirmative Action Employer/Equal Opportunity Employer supporting Veterans, Disabled and other protected individuals and is committed to a diverse workforce. Offers of employment from PrairieCare are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background studies.

Employment Type

Full-Time

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