Riverside Behavioral Health Center in Hampton, Virginia is currently seeking a full-time Psych Tech for the ITP department
Works under the supervision of the Charge RN/Nursing Supervisor/Nurse Manager/Director in personal care of the patients and their environment including those needing special precautions. This position must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to support/provide care appropriate to the age of the patient/resident served on unit assigned. The individual must have knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's/residents status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's/residents requirements relative to age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the departmental policy and procedure guide.
Riverside Behavioral Health Center offers the most comprehensive range of behavioral health programs on the Virginia Peninsula. An established mental health care provider in Hampton Roads since 1983, Riverside Behavioral Health Center provides psychiatric and chemical dependency services to children, adolescents and adults on an outpatient and inpatient basis. We offer a variety of services such as Inpatient Adult Services, Inpatient Child and Adolescent Services, Adolescent Residential Services and Outpatient Services, to individuals who experience emotional, psychological and behavioral problems. Individual, family and group therapy, recreation therapy, art therapy, life skills groups, and medication management are key components of the programs we provide.
Education: GED or High School Graduate preferred
Experience: Experience in behavioral health preferred.
Certification: Current BLS is required within 10 days of hire. Valid Virginia drivers license and DMV record with a positive standing preferred. First Aid is required within 30 days of hire.