Psychiatric Tech I - PRN
Merakey

Tarentum, Pennsylvania

Posted in Not for Profit and Charities


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Merakey is seeking a PRN Psychiatric Technician I to join our Behavioral Health division in Russellton, PA.

Mandatory Minimum Education: High School diploma/GED

Work Experience: Minimum 6 months paid or volunteer experience in a related field, knowledge and understanding of severe mental illness, recovery principles and recovery driven service system.

Our name, Merakey, is inspired by a modern Greek word, meaning to put something of yourself into your work, or to do something with soul, creativity or love. This concept illustrates the compassion and integrity that underscores everything we do.

The Psychiatric Technician I works with and adheres to the safety and welfare of all residents in the Residential Programs including mental, physical, spiritual and emotional health.

Position Specific Responsibilities:

Enhance positive peer interaction, develop problem solving skills, and assist individuals in following their treatment goals.
Displays knowledge of and implements resident treatment plans. Participates in the treatment planning process as assigned.

Engage consumers in appropriate life skills to develop abilities to live as independently as possible.
Safely and respectfully manages agitated and hostile consumers with appropriate use of de-escalation techniques.
Provide clear and accurate documentation.

Provide care and treatment in a manner that considers the rights, safety, comfort and overall therapeutic environment for consumers.
Effectively manage consumer crisis and follow all reporting requirements.
Support individuals in the performance of household activities (cleaning, organizing, laundry, etc).
Teach and promote various activities of daily living (money management, hygiene, time management, keeping a schedule, social and leisure activities, etc).
Assist in developing and implementing activities to increase skills in independent and community living, socialization/leisure time and to build on strengths to promote positive growth for the consumer.
Adhere to the alternate outpatient payment structure to ensure residents receive the adequate level of care.
Perform other related duties as required.

MERAKEY IS PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS

We have the compensation and benefits package that will meet your individual needs!

Depending on your needs and/or the needs of your family, you choose between higher pay (and a full range of base benefits) or unbelievable benefits (and competitive pay). You will be free to choose from:

- Enhanced Pay -- Competitive wage + an additional $2.00 per hour for all hours worked. Option to select a base high deductible medical plan + dental and vision coverage. Retirement plan also available along with a full range of company paid benefits.

- Enhanced Benefits -- Competitive wage + an option to select from 4 comprehensive medical plans for you and your family where at least 70% of the premiums are paid by Merakey. Dental, Vision and Retirement Plan also available along with a full range of additional company paid benefits.

In addition -- we offer the following benefits (and so much more):

• Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans

• Competitive Compensation Plans

• Opportunities for professional growth and advancement and tuition reimbursement

• Work/Life balance

• Free meals

• CEU and license renewals

ABOUT MERAKEY'S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIVISION

Merakey offers a continuum of care in behavioral health (includes mental health and addictive diseases), integrating services in both community and site-based settings. These services provide a wide range of recovery focused treatment, services, and supports for children and adults.

Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

APPLY TODAY

To fill out an on-line application: www.merakey.org/careers and send your resume to our recruiter -

Marlena.Stinson@Merakey.org

Mandatory Minimum Education: High School diploma/GED

Work Experience: Minimum 6 months paid or volunteer experience in a related field, knowledge and understanding of severe mental illness, recovery principles and recovery driven service system.

Valid Drivers license required.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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