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Psychiatric Technician Casual - Eating Disorders Program, as needed Mon-Fri 7am-7:30 pm, Saturdays 730am-4pm (7226)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE
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Job Description

Just like the children we serve, Children's is growing quickly and hiring a Psychiatric Technician for our Eating Disorders clinic.  As a Psych Tech you will perform patient care duties that are related to carrying out the multidisciplinary care for each pediatric patient. Provide basic age appropriate nursing care to patients under direct supervision of the RN and create a safe therapeutic environment for the patient's well being.

 

Essential Functions/Competencies

% of Time

 

50%

Provides basic, age appropriate nursing care to patients, and performs or assists                                     

        With area test and patient care procedures under direct supervision of the RN.

  • Effectively provides service to patients and families with consideration of the individual’s age, nutritional and medical status, developmental and cognitive levels.
  • Completes delegated tasks such as vital signs, pain and risk assessment s in accordance with clinic standards, hospital policies and procedures.
  • Communicates completion of tasks and significant abnormalities or clinical changes back to the RN.
  • Identifies goals with the patient and family whenever possible to ensure quality care.
  • Plans realistic measures that are attainable and communicates these to RN.
  • Provides education to patient/family in Family support groups. 
  • Maintains clean patient environment in accordance with infection control policies.

20%

Collects assessment data with the input of the patient/family as directed by  the                                      

         RN and communicates changes appropriately.

  • Collects ongoing assessment data such as vital signs, measurements, pain, risk assessment, family interaction per area standards.
  • Collects data and monitors eating disorder behaviors at being a positive role model.
  • Assists collecting research data.

15%

Documents care given according to Children's Hospital policies and procedures.                                    

  • Documents care given on patient records consistently and accurately.
  • Completes documentation in a timely manner

10%

Performs clerical and clinic support to include entering medical orders into the                                       

        Computers, ordering and stocking supplies, exam room preparation and clean-up.

  • Maintains/files interdiscipl9inary reports in the charts.
  • Takes inventory of supplies,
  • Stocks clinic exam supplies

 

Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.

 

Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES

5%

  1. Performs other duties as assigned

100%

 

 
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of the pediatric/psychiatric patient care
  • Communication skills relating to families and patients in crisis
  • Strong verbal, teaching and problem solving skills
  • Willingness to acquire knowledge of Eating Disorders, assessments and treatment

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in psychology, social worker, human services, or related field is preferred
  • Experience in behavioral health setting preferred

 

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current and valid Basic life Support required

 

Job Details

Date Posted November 19, 2018
Date Closes February 17, 2019
Requisition 993923-13200
Address 8200 Dodge Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Hospital
Department Eating Disorders Program
Job Type Casual / Contingent Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Shift
Daytime
10-20 hrs a pay period as needed Mondays thru Fridays 7am-7:30 pm, Saturdays 0730am-4pm
Hours 10-20 hrs/pay period hours per week
Positions Available 2
SOC Category 29-2053.00 Psychiatric Technicians
Zipcode 68114

This job requires the following skills

  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Problem Resolution
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Pediatric Care
  • Psychiatry
  • Healthcare Technician / Technologist
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