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Psych Tech - Maine Medical Center

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Job Description:


$2,000 Sign-on Bonus eligible*
Current MaineHealth employees not eligible for the sign on bonus.
Must be separated from MaineHealth system for (3 or 6) months to be eligible.

Position Summary

The Psych Tech contributes to the achievement of quality care and patient outcomes by maintaining a safe and therapeutic milieu. To accomplish this goal, the Psych Tech provides care and emotional support to patients as assigned. The Psych Tech may also assist with the collection and documentation of data and in cooperation with the treatment team members, implements individualized treatment plans.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Education: High School diploma and equivalent experience preferred. Bachelor's degree in Psychology or Social Services preferred.

License/Certifications: N/A

Experience: N/A

Demonstrates a proficiency in all aspects at the entry level position.

Must be able to annually demonstrate competency in seclusion and restraint training.

This position supports our Inpatient Psychiatry and ED Annex

P6 (Pavilion 6) is the 21 bed Inpatient Psychiatry unit at Maine Medical Center. Over the years it has evolved from a traditional psychiatric unit to one that serves an increasingly medically complex population with a particular emphasis on Geriatric Psychiatry. All patients on P6 have both a major psychiatric illness, and medical comorbidities that require an inpatient level of care.

The ED Annex is a 12 bed section of the Maine Medical Center Emergency Department specializing in the care of patients with psychiatric illnesses in a quieter, more therapeutic environment.

We are excited to grow our interdisciplinary team and welcome all applicants from those new to Psychiatry, to those who have many years of experience. All staff will float between units to provide their expert care to our patients.

Additional Information Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 700-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.

Keywords: MaineHealth, Portland , Psych Tech - Maine Medical Center, Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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