Psychiatric Technician II
Merakey

Tarentum, Pennsylvania

Posted in Not for Profit and Charities


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Merakey is seeking a full time Psychiatric Technician II to join our Behavioral Health division in Russellton, 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.

Position Specific Responsibilities:

Provide a variety of leisure activities and opportunities, including personal preferences as well as exposure to new and different activities that are safe and age appropriate.

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 as appropriate (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.

Perform other related duties as required.

MERAKEY IS PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS

NEW!! - we have the compensation and benefits package that will meet your individual needs!! You choose between "Enhanced Pay" or "Enhanced Benefits"

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:

• Work/Life Balance

• Competitive Compensation Plans

• Opportunities for professional growth and advancement

• Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans

• Flexible Spending Accounts

• Short/Long Term Disability Coverage

• Life Insurance

• 403B Retirement Plan (with company matching)

• Marketplace Savings Program

• Employee Assistance Program

• Wellness Programs

• 24-Hour Nurse Hotline

• Tuition Reimbursement

• Generous Paid Time Off (for qualifying positions)

• Stability that coincides with working for a national leader in education and human services

ABOUT MERAKEY

Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.

We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.

With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Michigan, Texas, California, and Tennessee.

Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

APPLY TODAY

To fill out an on-line application: www.merakey.org/careers

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.

Education:
Bachelor's degree in psychology or related human service field.

Work Experience:
Minimum one year experience in a related field, knowledge and understanding of severe mental illness, recovery principles and recovery driven service system.

Other:
Valid Driver's License required
All Clearances required by DPW

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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