Providence Health & Services Psychiatric Care Technician - Crisis Recovery Center in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling a Psychiatric Care Technician (Crisis Recovery enter Night shift, 0.5 FTE) at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.
The Psychiatric Care Technician Under
general supervision, performs a variety of psychiatric duties designed to
provide care to psychiatric clients in sub-acute crisis stabilization
service. Responsible for performing
duties in conformance with both hospital and unit policies and standard
In this position you will:
Assist clinical staff with client admissions.Provide assistance to staff and clients depending on clinical oradministrative need.
Assist with coordination of client flow and milieu management.Recognize the special needs of mental healthclients and assists in providing the least restrictive environment of care forthe management of the client.
Provide basic client care under the supervision of the primary caregiver. Assist clients with activities of dailyliving such as ambulating, nourishment, and community resourcecoordination. Responsible for glucosemonitoring/checks and vital signs at the discretion of the primary care giver.
Accuratelyobserve, report, and document client behavior; recognize and indicate tothe treatment team when significant psychiatric acuity changes are occurring inclients.
Communicate effectively with families and clients experiencing a range of psychiatricillnesses.Activate and assist treatment team to deescalate and/or transition combative and self-abusive clientsas per unit policy and procedures.
R equired qualifications for this position include:
High school graduate or General Equivalency Degree (GED)
MANDT or PMAB (Prevention and Management ofAggressive Behavior) within six months of hire is required. Training is available through ProvidenceAlaska Learning Institute (PALI).
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- One (1) or more years of experienceworking in a behavioral health position preferred.
About Providence Alaska Medical Center
Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.
As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!
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As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Patient Care Tech/Asst/Aide (non licensed)
Req ID: 180130