Psychiatric Technician Utah State Hospital

  • Full Time
  • Utah County, UT
  • Salary: $11.70 - $21.50 an hour

State of Utah

Full Job Description
Job Description

Psychiatric Technician Utah State Hospital
$16 per hour
Full Time positions available
Location: 1300 East Center Street, Provo

Would you love a position where being great at your job means being a mentor and caregiver to people in need of compassionate support?

Would you love to be part of creating a positive patient care setting?

Do you consistently strive to have a positive impact on the lives of your colleagues?

If you answered “Yes” to these questions, the Utah State Hospital would like to invite you to join our team as a Psychiatric Technician!

Principle Duties
Psychiatric Technicians are part of the nursing department and assist with maintaining a safe and secure therapeutic environment. Techs provide care for individuals with mental illness and must be willing and able to act as an integral part of the patient’s treatment team. This involves following treatment plans and prescribed behavioral programs while acting as a mentor and caregiver for our patients.

The Best Qualified Applicant
The ideal candidate for this position is a helpful, positive, capable and empathetic individual who is eager to provide the highest quality direct care services to Utah State Hospital patients.

At minimum, this person must be able to:Assist people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism
Observe the environment, paying attention to changes, inappropriate activity, or potential problems and react appropriately, as needed
MUST be available to work weekends and holidays. (shift differentials may apply)
MUST be available to attend an Accelerated Training Session for one week,(40 hours)
Additional Information:
We currently offer full time Time Limited acuity pool positions. Medical benefits start day one for full time employees. Upon completion of training, new Psych Techs are invited to move into a full time benefited (Schedule B) position on a designated unit, subject to the needs of the hospital. Additional benefits of moving from a Time Limited position to a Schedule B position include holiday, annual, and sick leave accrual, as well as elective benefit options including vision and dental.

EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE OFFERED – up to $5,000 per calendar year, more information available upon request
Questions? You can follow up by calling 385-248-9395

Supplemental Information
This position is covered under the Federal CMS COVID-19 vaccination mandate. As a condition of employment, successful candidates must provide proof of complete vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their start date.

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