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Licensed Psychiatric Tech

Company: Wellpath
Location: Fresno
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

You Matter:

--- Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved

--- Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture

--- Excellent career growth opportunities

Join us and find a career that supports:

--- Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients

--- Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging

--- Autonomy in a warm team environment

--- Growth and training

Perks and Benefits

In addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including:

--- DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it!

--- Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships

--- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching

--- Company paid life insurance

--- Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA)

--- Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts

--- Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loans

Why Us:

Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.

If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to "Always Do The Right Thing!", and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.

How you make a difference:

The Psychiatric Technician performs technical and manual tasks related to patient care under the direction of the Regional Mental Health Director, Health Services Administrator, or higher licensed medical professional. The job duties include providing direct care, support, and assistance to patients with mental illnesses or behavioral disorders, as well as assisting with therapeutic activities, medication management, and crisis intervention. The Psychiatric Technician ensures compliance with all applicable state and federal regulations while maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment for patients.

Key Responsibilities:

Collects basic data and contributes to the evaluation of individualized interventions for mental health patients in accordance with their care or treatment plan.

Provides direct patient care, including basic nursing services, medication administration, communication skills for patient care and education, and contributing to self-care teaching plans.

Maintains communication with Psych RN, LCSW/LMFT, MD/psychiatrist, or NP/PA regarding patients' mental health needs while maintaining confidentiality.

Transcribes doctor's orders, assists with program admission and discharge paperwork, and manages and organizes mental health clinical documentation and records.

Assists with electronic data input and data gathering, continuity of care, discharge planning, attendance in program meetings, and gathering persons served identification and social information.

Qualifications & Requirements:


High school and specialized training for licensing/certification(s)


1-3 years post-licensure experience required

Basic knowledge of all psychotropic medications being dispensed

Correctional mental health experience is preferred


Current (and must maintain) unrestricted LPT license, certification or registration in state of practice

Current (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS certification through AHA

Additional Details - Candidate Facing: 21-27 per hour We are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer:

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesn't seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.

Keywords: Wellpath, Fresno , Licensed Psychiatric Tech, Accounting, Auditing , Fresno, California

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