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Corizon Health Psychiatric Technician in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

About Corizon Health

Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It’s a calling.

By choosing a career with Corizon Health, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a Corizon Health professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join Corizon Health today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise.

Responsibilities

Below is a list of your responsibilities as a Psychiatric Technician with Corizon Health:

  • Provision of life skills training to groups or individual patients as assigned. Groups to be offered may include personal hygiene, money management and community transition.

  • Provision of special interest groups as assigned to stimulate patient interaction and involvement. Groups to be offered may include sports, current events, music, travel.

  • Provision of craft activities to individual patients or groups as assigned.

  • Provision of recreational activities to individual patients or groups as assigned. Recreational activities to include bingo, board games, tournaments, sports games, exercise periods.

  • Engagement in active treatment programming.

  • Provision of daily documentation of type of services provided and number of patients participating.

  • Monitor patients during scheduled and free time activities to minimize episodes of out-of-control behavior.

  • Interact with patients in socially appropriate manner to include involvement in activities or games.

  • Participation in unit treatment team planning.

  • Documentation of critical incidents and treatment progress in patient's medical record.

  • Participation in unit morning report.

  • Participation in monthly unit staff meetings.

  • Provide support to therapist.

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Corizon Benefits

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Generous PTO plan

  • 401k with matching funds

  • Employee Discount and Rewards Program

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

Experience & Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Associates degree in Mental Health preferred.

  • Ability to effectively interact with institutional and clinical staff.

  • Subject to initial and ongoing security clearance requirement.

A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans.

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ID 2021-11575

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia

Category Behavioral/Mental Health

Position Type Regular Full-time

Shift / Schedule Evening

Location ID 90722