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Virtua Health Psychiatric Technician 2nd Shift Full Time in United States

At Virtua Health, we exist for one reason – to better serve you. That means being here for you in all the moments that matter, striving each day to connect you to the care you need. Whether that's wellness and prevention, experienced specialists, life-changing care, or something in-between – we are your partner in health devoted to building a healthier community. If you live or work in South Jersey, exceptional care is all around. Our medical and surgical experts are among the best in the country. We assembled more than 14,000 colleagues, including over 2,850 skilled and compassionate doctors, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners equipped with the latest technologies, treatments, and techniques to provide exceptional care close to home. A Magnet-recognized health system ranked by U.S. News and World Report, we've received multiple awards for quality, safety, and outstanding work environment.In addition to five hospitals, seven emergency departments, seven urgent care centers, and more than 280 other locations ( , we're committed to the well-being of the community. That means bringing life-changing resources and health services directly into our communities through our Eat Well food access program ( , telehealth, home health, rehabilitation, mobile screenings, paramedic programs, and convenient online scheduling. We're also affiliated with Penn Medicine for cancer and neurosciences, and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for pediatrics.

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Full time

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2nd Shift (United States of America)

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Burlington Hospital - 218 A Sunset Rd

Burlington Hospital - 218 A Sunset Rd

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Summary:Under direction of the RN: Ensures the safety of psychiatric patients and the EOC.Provides therapeutic group and individual activities for patients in need of same.Provides one to one emotional support and behavioral redirection to patients.Carries out treatment plan interventions as outlined on the Multidisciplinary treatment plan.Completes necessary physical care, Vital signs and POC testing on assigned patients.Position Responsibilities:• Ensures safety of the patient, under the direction of the RN, by implementing applicable Policies and Procedures when rounding on patients and unit.• Provides therapeutic group and individual activity for patients.• Provides emotional support and behavioral redirection to patients, under the direction of the RN, by implementing interventions from the multidisciplinary plan.• Completes necessary physical care including vital signs and Point of Care (POC) testing.Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required: At least 1 year of previous experience working as a PCT or working with Behavioral Health population in a residential or inpatient setting or graduate with a four-year psych degree required. Experience in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention preferred. Required Education:HS Diploma.Bachelor’s degree in Psychology preferred.Training/Certifications/Licensure:.BLS certification.

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