Psychiatric Technician
Job Details
Payne - Stillwater - URC - Stillwater, OK

This position is responsible and held accountable for the following duties:

  • Record all clients food/fluid intake, report changes in clients eating habits to the shift supervisor.
  • Report all accidents and incidents observed on the shift as they occur, complete appropriate documentation.
  • Report all safety violations to the shift supervisor.
  • Provide on-going immediate supervision of clients, documenting their activity every fifteen minutes on check sheets.
  • May be required to assist in physical restraint of clients for protection of the client and others.
  • Assist in completing laundry daily.
  • Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest, and positive emphasis throughout the shift.
  • Assure that daily personal hygiene needs are met.
  • Ensure client rooms are sanitized daily.
  • Keep floors clean and dry by sweeping and mopping floors daily.
  • Vacuum carpeted areas daily.
  • Shampoo carpeted areas weekly or as needed.
  • Clean bathrooms: toilets, showers, and mirrors daily.
  • Empty trash cans daily and as needed.
  • Clean glass daily.
  • Wipe down chairs daily.
  • Clean and defrost freezers and refrigerators as needed.
  • Store clients personal possessions properly and document accordingly.
  • Wash hands before and after performing services for clients particularly before and after serving food to clients.
  • Must possess and maintain a current Oklahoma Drivers License and certification of insurance.
  • Provide transportation, in agency owned vehicles, for registered clients of Grand Lake Mental Health Center.
  • Maintain fuel in agency vehicles
  • Daily janitorial duties
  • Adhere to safety policy and practices
  • Assist clinicians in working side by side members to maximize their participation and work toward recovery.
  • Performs other reasonable related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor or other management as requested.
  • Participate in staff meetings.
  • Must be willing and able to perform all job-related travel normally associated with this position.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential job requirement.
  • Must meet satisfactory expectations at any scheduled job performance evaluation.
  • Quality of work will be evaluated through training, skill, or special purpose. Must be competent and adequate.

Must perform the specific job duties as listed above to meet position expectations.

In addition, must possess skill in working cooperatively and effectively with clients, staff, management and other professional groups: in exercising mature judgement in dealing with people; in presenting ideas clearly and accurately; in reading and comprehending the English language; and in communicating effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Prefer one-year experience in a mental health setting.
  • Individuals may be required to obtain and maintain a current Oklahoma Class B Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with P and S Endorsements with airbrakes.
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