Psychiatric / Mental Health Technician

Travis AFB, California
Aug 29, 2023
Sep 20, 2023
Full Time

ERP International is seeking a full time Psychiatric/Mental Health Technicians in support of David Grant Medical Center, Travis AFB, CA.

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* Excellent Compensation & Exceptional Comprehensive Benefits!
* Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Time, Plus 12 Paid Federal Holidays!

* Medical/Dental/Vision, Health Savings Account available, STD, LTD and Life Insurance! and more!
* Annual CME Stipend and License/Certification Reimbursement!

* Matching 401K!

The salary range for this position is $23/hr to $27/hr. Compensation will be determined based on several factors including but not limited to skill set, years of experience, and the employee's geographic location

About ERP International, LLC: ERP is a nationally respected provider of health, science, and technology solutions supporting clients in the government and commercial sectors. We provide comprehensive enterprise information technology, strategic sourcing, and management solutions to DoD and federal civilian agencies in 40 states. Founded in 2006, ERP is headquartered in Laurel, MD and maintains satellite offices in Montgomery, AL and San Antonio, TX - plus project locations nationwide. ERP is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Disability and Veteran.


Work Schedule:

12 hour shifts 3-4 times per week

Day Shift: 6:45am - 7:15pm

Night Shift: 6:45pm - 7:15am

Must be able to work both on a rotational basis as needed.

Time and one-half every shift over 8 hours.

Job Specific Duties: The type of work may include, but is not limited to, the following:

Experience: Must have 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.
• Must have 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.
• Must have 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
• Must have experience conducting briefings, performing or supervising psychological test administration; and interviewing, and assisting in patient treatment, or substance abuse prevention and counseling.

The duties for the HCW are as follows:
• 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.
• Serves and participates in committees, functions and other meetings as directed.
Provides relevant and timely information to these
groups, and assists with decision-making and process improvement. Participates in customer service initiatives and medical readiness
activities, designed to enhance health services.
• Ensures a safe work environment, employee safe work habits and patient safety in accordance with regulatory agencies, infection
control policies, and process improvement initiatives.


Minimum Qualifications:

* Education: 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 an accredited school in the care of behavioral health patients.

* Experience: One year of experience as a Psychiatric Technician after graduation.

* Life Support Certification: Possess a current AHA or ARC BLS Healthcare Provider certification.

* Security: Must possess ability to pass a Government background check/security clearance.

Pay Scale: $20.00 - $27.00 per hour, to be determined based on qualifications, experience, and location.

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