Psychiatric Technician – Full time – Weekend Only – Carilion New River Valley Medical Center

Overview
Job Summary
CARILION CLINIC SAINT ALBANS HOSPITAL
CHRISTIANSBURG, VA
FULLTIME – WEEKENDS ONLY,  DAY SHIFT
 
Assists with ensuring the safety of adults and children with mental illness on acute psychiatric hospital unit.  Responsibilities include:  delivery of patient care, providing assistance with activities of daily living, provides secretarial support, leads goals/wrap up groups, and direct/lead code secures activities.  Actively participates with all unit activities providing support as indicated.   Functions as a team member reporting appropriate observations, information, while maintaining a safe therapeutic milieu. Responsible to the Charge Nurse, CTL and Nursing Director. May be required to rotate all shifts, weekends and holidays.  Experience may be gained with on-the-job training
 
 
Provide vital skills, knowledge, and support to professional teams during challenging situations. Offer each patient the dignity, respect, and kindness everyone deserves. Bring your valuable skills to life at Carilion Clinic. Our community-based healthcare network includes seven hospitals, multi-specialty physician practices, and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions.
 
Based in Roanoke, Virginia, we invite you to play an important role as we inspire optimal health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Featuring Level 1 and 3 trauma centers as well as a Level 3 NICU, our award-winning organization offers what you need for the best patient outcomes and professional satisfaction. Build your career with a regional leader can enhance your professional satisfaction with extensive training, advancement potential, and state-of-the-art technology.
Minimum Qualifications

EDUCATION:  High school graduate or GED required.

 

EXPERIENCE:  Psychiatry related or nursing assistant experience preferred.  Must possess ability to appropriately handle/restrain patients who may be disruptive and/or physically violent.  Must be willing and able to learn medical terminology and clinical procedures. Experience/skills may be gained through on-the-job training and in-services as indicated.

 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION AND/OR REGISRATION:  De-escalation training must be successfully completed within four months of hire and then maintained going forward. Must be able to obtain AHA BLS-HCP.  Valid Virginia State Driver’s license required in the NRV to transport patients.

 

OTHER MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Requires experience with or the ability for managing patients with explosive potential and/or escalating situations.  Requires ability to function with minimum supervision, recognizing the need for direction and assistance in situations beyond his/her scope of capabilities.  Requires ability to learn and participate as a team member. Requires clinical skills to work with child, adolescent and adult population understanding their growth and development 

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY:  Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.

 

 

Requisition Number: 28393 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Carilion Clinic Saint Albans Hospital 
Shift: Weekends Only 
Shift Details: Weekend Days
Recruiter: REBECCA MINOR 
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4005 
Recruiter Email: Rminor@carilionclinic.org

This is Carilion Clinic …

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.