Psychiatric Technician - Substance Abuse Disorder (SUD) Unit -Part Time

Universal Health Services

Date: Sep 23, 2022
City: Washington, DC
Contract type: Part time
Universal Health Services
  • Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Good verbal and written skills, ability to rotate shifts and units as necessary, and ability to maintain patient confidentiality
  • Knowledge of principles of psychology isuseful
  • Limit-setting, responding to adults and adolescents in a caring, mature manner, while maintaining professional boundaries necessary
  • Must consistently exhibit mental and emotional ability to understand and perform the essential functions of the job
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as Psychology or Social Sciences is preferred
  • One or two years experience working in a job related field in a clinical/healthcare setting
  • Previous experience with emotionally disturbed, mentally retarded, or physically disabled persons preferred
  • CPR certification, First Aid Certification
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. - 80-90% of the time, the incumbent is standing, walking, kneeling, or reaching while working with patient
  • Requires full range of body motion including handling and physical restraint of patients
  • Candidates must meet the company’s hiring criteria to include a pre-employment verifications, background investigation and drug test.
COVID Requirements
PIW requires its staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

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