Psychiatric Technician - Adult Inpatient Behavioral Health
Company: Hartford HealthCare at Home
Posted on: June 23, 2022
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The Institute of Living, one of the first mental health centers in
the U.S., remains one of America's leading not-for-profit centers
for patient care, research and education in the fields of
behavioral, psychiatric and addiction disorder. Through our
dedicated, experienced and skilled clinicians, we provide patients
and their families with the highest quality of personalized care.
Programs are offered for children, adolescents and adults
struggling with mental illness as well as offering services
specializing in Anxiety, Eating Disorders, and Geriatric Services.
Job Summary Under the supervision and according to departmental
policies and procedures, assists nurses in observing and monitoring
behavior and physical condition of patients. Performs basic patient
care tasks including assisting patients with personal hygiene and
other daily living activities as delegated and in accordance with
nursing care plans and policies and procedures. Establishes
therapeutic relationships with patients and encourages their
participation in recreational and other therapeutic activities.
Assists in maintaining a safe, therpeutic environment. Reports to
Nurse Manager.Qualifications: High School Graduate. Previous
experience in psychiatric-mental health setting or previous
experience in medical-surgical health care setting preferred. If
working with a specialty population, e.g., geriatrics or children
and adolescents, previous experience with that population also
preferred. Strong communication skills required. Successful
completion of CPR training and crisis intervention training within
3 months of hire. We take great care of careers. As a Hartford
Healthcare entity, The Hartford Hospital Institute of Living
provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits package and
all the benefits of working in a thriving centrally located urban
community: Medical and dental benefits 401(k) plan with employer
match Generous paid time off with accrual starting on the date of
hire Additional voluntary benefits as well as employee discount
programs With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare
offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.
Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping
to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community
education to countless men, women and children. We know that a
thriving organization starts with thriving employees we provide a
competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.
Every moment matters. And this is your moment.
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