Psychiatric Technician

San Antonio, TX
Full-time


Psychiatric Technician

About Us:

Fidelity Partners is a leading national healthcare, technology and logistics services company supporting both private and government sector clients. We are committed to the highest levels of professionalism and work ethic to cultivate long-term relationships.

We are currently accepting qualified applications for a Psychiatric Technician to support our corporate office here in San Antonio, TX.

Minimum Qualifications:

Experience:

  • One year of experience as a Psychiatric Technician after graduation.

Core Duties:

  • Conduct or assist in treatment and rehabilitation of patients. Perform initial basic assessment procedures including standardized psychological testing, clinical interviewing, mental status examinations, substance abuse evaluations, and psychological and nursing assessment.
  • Identify mental health and nursing diagnoses and provide patient education.
  • Observe, monitor, record, and report patient’s progress.
  • Conduct or assist in conducting group and individual counseling, therapeutic community, and other related milieu activities. Institute precautionary measures to prevent patient injury or suicide.
  • Assist patients with nutritional, hygiene, and comfort measures.
  • Obtain and record vital signs.
  • Coordinate with other agencies regarding specified care, treatment, prevention, rehabilitation, and administrative functions.
  • Contact military and community agencies to obtain collateral information.
  • Explain and interpret mental health services to patients or others.
  • Assist in, or arrange patient referral to public, private, and military community agencies.
  • Prepare and maintain records and reports pertaining to specialty services.
  • Assist with care of individuals experiencing acute and post-traumatic stress reactions.
  • Prepare and maintain treatment records.

Experience:

  • One year of experience as a Psychiatric Technician after graduation.

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.

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