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Licensed Psychiatric Technician

Company: Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

About UsBakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital, located in Bakersfield, California, is an acute psychiatric and behavioral 90 bed facility situated on 8.8 acres.We offer inpatient and outpatient services for children, adolescents and adults needing mental/behavioral health, chemical dependency; and co-occurring disorders treatment through our medically supervised detoxification.Within our Workplace Community, BBHH is striving daily to be one of the BEST PLACES TO WORK not just here in Kern County, but throughout the Behavioral Healthcare Community.By offering amazing benefits, encouraging individual growth and development, and incorporating our CARES values system into our daily operations, we are creating a workplace culture where people enjoy coming to work each day.BBHH CARES about your experience as a candidate and we encourage you to apply to our open positions.CompassionAcceptanceRespectEmpowermentSincerityOur progressive and dedicated healthcare team strives to change the lives of our patients and provide exceptional care.This is a fast-paced environment that requires critical thinking, exceptional leadership, teamwork, and communication skills.WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FORSimply put: HUMANS WHO CAREThough we do need to meet some minimum requirements for the position such as a High School Diploma and a current California LPT License we're really looking for people who bring their HEART to work.If you have previous experience in a mental healthcare hospital environment where your attention was focused on human behavior, psychiatry, psychology, or other mental healthcare situations, your application to this position will be moved to the shortlist of candidates.To deliver quality direct patient care under appropriate clinical supervision to patients with psychiatric and/or addictive illnesses or related mental health problems; to serve actively and constructively as a member of the organization's multi-disciplinary treatment team, and support the organization's philosophy of care; to serve as the milieu management expert, leading/guiding other members of the team to successfully verbally de-escalate patients with the goal to reduce and ultimately eliminate the need for seclusion, restraint, and compelled medications. Outstanding written and oral communication skills; legible handwriting, ability to interact effectively with clinical team and other staff; organizational, problem-solving and time management skills; empathy for patients and their families; flexibility; telephone etiquette and customer service skills for phone and face-to-face contacts; skills in maintaining information as highly confidential. Advanced knowledge of mental health/mental illness.The Licensed Psychiatric Technician position wage range is $33.05 to $40.66 per hour based on experience + education.RequirementsHigh School degree or equivalent. Current CA - LPT license.CPR and Handle with Care prior to completion of orientation.BenefitsBakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital is proud to offer a suite of benefits to those who join our workplace community.*Benefits eligibility varies based on employment status (full-time, part-time, per diem, temporary, etc.).Some of the benefits you can expect as a Full-Time employee include:Paid Time Offover THREE WEEKS of Paid Time Off in your first year!!!Life InsuranceShort-Term Disability InsuranceLong-Term Disability InsuranceMedical InsuranceDental InsuranceVision InsurancePet InsuranceAccident Insurance401k Retirement PlanDiscounted MealsEmployee Assistance ProgramTUITION REIMBURSEMENTby Jobble

Keywords: Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital, Bakersfield , Licensed Psychiatric Technician, Professions , Bakersfield, California

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