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ABH Psychiatric Tech II (PRN)

Louisburg, North Carolina

Req ID 7460-8835 Post Date Mar. 28, 2024 CategoryNursing Support FacilityMaria Parham Health

Maria Parham Health

Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. With 205 licensed beds, Maria Parham Health is equipped for every health care need one can encounter. We are fully licensed by Joint Commission, the College of American Pathologists, and Rated Highest In-Patient Safety from Leapfrog.

Where We Are:

Henderson offers a great outdoors, including the region’s largest lake, providing endless hours of fun boating, fishing, water skiing, and camping. Throw in great golfing, hunting and two fantastic recreational organizations and you may find yourself having a hard time deciding what to do next!

Why Choose Us:

· Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees

· Competitive Paid Time Off, PTO cash out, and PTO donation programs

· Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance

· Loan Repayment and Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

· Robust employee recognition and awards programs

· And much more…


Position Summary

The Psychiatric Technician is responsible for assisting the Registered Nurse in meeting needs of psychiatric patients. Functions under supervision of the Nurse Manager, Supervisor, charge nurse or RN on the unit to which assigned.

Reports to: Nurse Manager Adult Behavioral Health


Responsibilities of the Position

Observes, reports, and documents signs and symptoms or changes in patient behavior to charge nurse.

Interacts with patients therapeutically.

Assists, initiates, and participates in social and recreational activities, group therapy, patient teaching groups, and other group activities.

Uses Handle with Care techniques appropriately.

Makes rounds on assigned patients at least every half hour during shift.

Demonstrates flexibility in changing workload.

Responds to patients with empathy, maintaining their dignity and confidentiality.

Participates in unit-based process improvement activities. Participates in unit-based committees.

May include on-call duties as requested by administration.

All mandatory training as per facility policy.

Other tasks and duties as assigned.

Minimum Education

High school diploma or equivalent is required.

Completion of Certified Nursing Assistant program is required.

Handle with Care training through Maria Parham Health must be completed within 90 days of hire date.



Active and valid Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification is required.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart Association (AHA) is required upon hire date.


Required Skills

Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.


Physical Requirements

Works in patient care area with potentially combative or self-destructive patients, including behavior control areas. Each employee has the responsibility to work in a safe manner. Work requires walking, standing, lifting, reaching, handling of charts, supplies, equipment, blood, and body fluids.


EEOC Statement

Maria Parham Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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