Job Attributes

Work Schedule/Shift

7AM-7PM

Job ID

5000425854006

Req. No

70032159

Job Title

Clinical Tech I-Behavioral Health-PRN

Region

CHRISTUS Good Shepherd

Category

Nursing & Nursing Support

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

None

Facility

GSMC - Longview-15500

Address

700 E. Marshall Ave.
Longview, TX  75601
US

Type

PRN

Apply Now Clinical Tech I-Behavioral Health-PRN Job in Longview

The Clinical Technician provides direct care and supervision of patients with psychiatric disorders, to ensure the safety and well-being of the patients. The Clinical Tech has the primary responsibility for ensuring the patient's safety, environmental safety, and manages patient behavior on the unit. The Clinical Tech will provide continuous patient care, supervision, interaction and role modeling to patients under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. While performing specific duties, the Clinical Tech must provide appropriate crisis intervention as necessary by anticipating and responding quickly to escalating behaviors, utilizing de-escalation techniques to diffuse violent situation, and correctly prioritizing safety concerns.

  • Certification/Licensure
    • Certified Nursing Assistant required within one year of hire or transfer.
  • Education
    • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, completion of specialized training (Certified Psychiatric Tech), or related field preferred
  • Experience
    • Minimum one year experience working with a psychiatric population required; 2 or more years preferred
  • Specialized Training
    • Current CPR and SAMA training certification or attainment during orientation.
  • Other Skills/Competencies
    • Ability to perform the essential functions of this position, with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of self or others. Ability to comply with all Good Shepherd policies and procedures that are job-related and consistent with business necessity. Ability to effectively communicate with patients and provide competent care as appropriate to the ages of patients served by this position.
  • Equipment
  • Computer Skills
    • Computer literacy is desired.
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