Psychiatric Technician

Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Posted in Not for Profit and Charities

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Job Info

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

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 will work with and adhere to the safety and welfare of all residents in the Residential Programs including mental, physical, spiritual and emotional health.

Position Specific Responsibilities:

• Help in the day to day ongoing of a psychiatric treatment facility.

• Enhance positive peer interaction, develop problem solving skills, and assist individuals in following their treatment goals.

• Displays knowledge of and implement resident treatment plans. This includes participating in the treatment planning process as assigned and then carry out of the modalities and techniques identified by the treatment team.

• Engage consumers in appropriate life skills to develop abilities to live as independently as possible post discharge.

• Uphold resident rights and provide care and treatment in a manner that considers all resident rights, safety, comfort and overall therapeutic environment for consumers.

• Effectively manage consumer crisis and follow all reporting requirements including proper documentation as needed.

• 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.

• Uphold overall cleanliness of the facility and anything else as needed.


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!


To fill out an on-line application:

Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

• High School Diploma or GED is required.

• Bachelor's Degree in an human services field OR an Associate's Degree with 18 credits in the human services field is required.

• One year of experience in human services is preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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