Company: Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: May 3, 2021
The Psychiatric Technician performs various patient care
activities and related non-professional services necessary in
caring for the personal needs and comfort of patient. Assist in
providing and or coordinating psychiatric care for persons
experiencing acute symptoms of mental illness or emotional
distress. Assists the professional and technical nursing staff from
the Psych & ER departments by performing any delegated duties,
specialized procedures, and assists with care of seriously ill
patients. The Psychiatric Technician is cross trained on the
inpatient psychiatric units and therefore is expected to be
knowledgeable and capable to work throughout all of Psychiatric
Services. The Psychiatric Technician is a patient advocate and is
expected to adhere to all Psychiatric Services policies,
procedures, and performance expectations. Minimum
- High School Diploma/GED
- Experience in working with mentally ill persons, addicted
persons or in providing personal care services.
- Basic Computer Skills
- Crisis Response Training, CPR, Prefer Certified Nursing
- Ability to read, write and speak intelligible English; Ability
to communicate with patient, family, peers and medical personnel;
Advanced mathematical skills.
- Requires emotional stability and resilience; Must be adaptable
to change, be decisive, and demonstrate foresight; Exhibits
organizational and leadership ability; Shows ability to gain and
maintain support and respect.
Keywords: Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, Lake Charles , Psych Tech, Other , Lake Charles, Louisiana
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