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Psychiatric Technician (1 day weekly)

Company: Liberty Healthcare Corporation
Location: Rancho Cucamonga
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

Psychiatric Technicians are encouraged to consider a part-time employment opportunity with Liberty Healthcare's forensic mental health program at the West Valley Detention Center - one of California's largest county jails.

This unique mental health program is focused on providing high-quality assessment and treatment services to jail inmates who have mental illness and are incompetent to stand trial.

As a Psychiatric Technician with the program, you will fulfill an essential role and be responsible for:

* Establishing and maintaining positive therapeutic relationships with patients
* Promoting a positive therapeutic milieu
* Encouraging patients to take advantage of the program's available mental health services
* Monitoring patient behaviors and administering appropriate therapeutic interventions
* Facilitating psycho-educational groups on various topics such as self-esteem, anger management and impulse control
* Actively participating in interdisciplinary treatment team meetings and collaborating with Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Therapists, Nurses and security staff
* Documenting patient's progress and interventions in medical records

This is a part-time position which will require you to work one 8-hour shift each week onsite at the West Valley Detention Center.

Skills & Requirements

You're a good fit for this position is you possess the following:

* Licensure in California as a Psychiatric Technician
* Experience working in a jail, prison, psychiatric hospital or other mental health program
* Knowledge of effective therapeutic interventions for people who have mental illness
* Effective written communication skills and ability to write thorough progress notes
* Ability to work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary clinical team
* Willingness to work in a locked jail setting

Liberty Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, equality and inclusion are among our deepest-held values. We work to create an environment that attracts real talent and we seek to motivate, inspire and recognize high performance among all employees - regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or disability. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment.

Click "Apply" and submit your resume for immediate consideration.

Keywords: Liberty Healthcare Corporation, Rancho Cucamonga , Psychiatric Technician (1 day weekly), Healthcare , Rancho Cucamonga, California

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