PrairieCare Maplewood, NJ, USA
The Psychiatric Technician-Float is responsible for the care of patients experiencing psychiatric/mental health disorders. Collaborates with a team in observation, planning, interventions, and evaluation of care for the patients pursuant to the policies and procedures of PrairieCare. Hours for this role are 4 shifts a week, Monday - Friday, 8a-430 pm Responsibilities: Works under the direct clinical supervision of the RN and performs tasks delegated by the RN. Monitors patients’ daily functioning and assists in mental health symptom management Ensures the safety of patients at arrival time using a metal detector and safe belongings management/ storage. Ensures safety of patients and staff during programming by constantly monitoring the milieu for potential safety risks and reports issues appropriately. Effectively uses therapeutic approaches to manage milieus with a focus on reducing the use of restraint and seclusion when possible Completes documentation in a timely manner....