FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Fairfield, CA, USA
  • Full Time

Psychiatric Technician job in Fairfield, California. 

 

The Psychiatric Technician job is within the military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in the extensive military medical system. The hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services. 

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)
  • Dedication Program Manager to support your employment

 

Psychiatric Technician Job Overview:

  • Participates in patient care conferences and substance abuse intervention. 
  • Provides mental health and substance abuse prevention education.
  • Maintains therapeutic relationships. 
  • Conducts in-service training. 
  • Receives patients and schedules appointment. Evaluates mental health service activities. 
  • Collects and updates administrative and statistical data. 
  • Conducts unit self-assessments. 
  • Compiles and prepares medical and administrative reports. 
  • Briefs patients on safety and evacuation procedures. 
  • Institute precautionary measures to prevent patient injury or suicide and may be required to apply manual/physical restraints to prevent staff and patient injury.  

Psychiatric Technician Job Qualifications:

 

  • Certificate
  • Graduation from an accredited Psychiatric Technician Program

or

  • completion of an equivalent education and experience that meets the requirement of the American Association of Psychiatric Technicians

or

  • completion of education and experience as a behavioral science specialist/technician in the United States military and proof of having completed an Armed Forces course involving psychiatric technician training or civilian course from and accredited school in the care of behavioral health patients. 
  • BLS 
  • Experience administering, scoring, and reporting psychological test results; interviewing patients to obtain biopsychosocial history, personal information; and assisting professional staff to carry out prescribed treatment plan.
  • Knowledge of psychiatry, psychology, social work, family advocacy, and nursing principles, procedures and theories; confidentiality and legal aspects of patient care; understanding of medical, nursing, and mental health terminology; psychopathology; adjustment mechanisms; substance abuse pathology; anatomy and physiology; deviant and unacceptable behavior; principles of interpersonal relationships; counseling and interviewing techniques; diagnostic nomenclature; psychopharmacology; administration and scoring of psychological tests; medical and mental health ethics; medical and clinical records administration; principles of milieu therapy 
  • Experience conducting briefings, performing or supervising psychological test administration; and interviewing, and assisting in patient treatment, or substance abuse prevention and counseling.

 

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 Position contingent on contract award. Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us! Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 


www.FSRpeople.com

FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

 

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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