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Req. No

14379

Job Title

ClinTchn SBehav Hlth GSMC Longview A

Market

CHRISTUS Good Shepherd

Category

Clinical Support

Facility

CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Medical Center Longview

Address

700 East Marshall Avenue
Longview, TX  75601
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Type

PRN

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Summary

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 Technician has the primary responsibility for ensuring the patient’s safety, environmental safety, and manages patient behavior on the unit. The Clinical Technician 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 Technician 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.

Requirements:

Certified Nursing Assistant required within 1 year of hire or transfer

Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, completion of specialized training (Certified Psychiatric Tech), or related field preferred

Minimum one year experience working with a psychiatric population required; 2 or more years preferred

Current CPR and SAMA training certification or attainment during orientation.

Work Type: 

Per Diem As Needed


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