Glempiris Staffing is currently seeking Licensed Psychiatric Technicians for a correctional facility in Wasco, CA
1. Twelve (12) continuous months of experience within the last three (3) years performing services similar in scope to those defined herein in a public or private institution. Internship does not count towards the required experience.
2. Possess and maintain while providing services, a current and valid license issued by the California Board of Psychiatric Technician in order to perform services in the State of California.
3. Possess Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association.
Under the direction and supervision of unit supervisor, the Psychiatric Technician shall provide services which may include, but are not limited to the following requirements:
a. Give a basic level of general behavioral and psychiatric nursing care to mentally or developmentally disabled patient/youth;
b. Conduct daily clinical rounds and monitoring of patient /youth with signs and symptoms of mental illness;
c. Under general supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Medical Doctor (MD), perform psychiatric nursing procedures, such as administer medications and treatments, including hypodermic injections, take and chart temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respiration, and all other basic general nursing procedures within the scope of licensure;
d. Work with other disciplines as part of Treatment Team in the development of treatment plans and objectives from assessments in providing an overall treatment program for patient/youth;
e. Observe patients'/youths' physical condition and behavior, and report significant changes;
f. Prepare and coordinate clinical appointment dates and times, and assist in having patient/youth present at their clinical appointments;
g. Assist in first responder duties, such as giving Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and first aid as needed;
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Role: Psych Tech
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