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Psychiatric Technician - Weekend Overnight
Title:Psychiatric Technician - Weekend Overnight
Ozark Guidance is seeking a Psychiatric Technician to work within the Crisis Stabilization Unit, a 16-bed, short-term residential program offering stabilization services for individuals with psychiatric and/or substance use disorders.  This position will be responsible for:
  • Providing services to clients under the general supervision of registered nurses, physicians, psychiatrists or other qualified personnel.
  • Performing tasks that are within the scope of his/her educational preparation, knowledge, and permitted by the policies and procedures of OGC and other local, state, and federal guidelines; and the policies of the facility requesting the services.
  • Functioning as a member of the interdisciplinary team and assist with the coordination of services including planning, monitoring, documenting and conducting evaluations of services to clients.
  • Making observations regarding clients’ physical conditions, behaviors and responses to treatment and reporting any significant changes to appropriate supervisor and other staff members.
  • Maintaining appropriate documentation.
  • Utilizing behavioral techniques to prevent injury to patients and others and to ensure a safe and therapeutic environment for clients; respond appropriately in crisis situations.
Previous experience in a residential setting or working in the mental health field is preferred.  The position requires maintenance of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Healthcare Workers or Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification for Healthcare Workers.  Individuals with CNA or RMA or PCA certifications are encouraged to apply.

Work hours: Part time, Saturdays and Sundays, 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m.  No phone calls please.

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