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Frontline National Published: February 21, 2019
Location
Dover AFB, Delaware
Job Type
Category

Description

Frontline National is currently seeking a Psychiatric Technician for a full-time opportunity at Dover AFB in Delaware. Please apply online or contact one of our recruiters directly at 513-528-7823 to learn more about this great opportunity!

Frontline National, LLC, founded in 2004, is a nationally-renowned staffing firm dedicated to identifying and placing superior candidates who possess the qualification, energy, and talent to match the high standards of client's expectations.

Frontline National is an SBA certified 8(a), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) firm, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Frontline National is dedicated to providing superior customer service to our clients and candidates. We have a proven track record and marketplace expertise to successfully recruit and place professionals on a National scale.

Frontline National is also proud to announce its participation in the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership. By joining the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, Frontline National is becoming part of an even larger collective effort to support military spouse employment.

Job Duties:

  • Conducts or assists in treatment and rehabilitation of mental health patients.
  • Performs initial basic assessment procedures including standardized psychological testing, clinical interviewing, mental status examinations, substance abuse evaluations, and psychological and nursing assessment.
  • Assists in identifying mental health and nursing diagnoses, treatments, patient education, and disposition planning.
  • Participates in patient care conferences and substance abuse intervention.
  • Observes, monitors, records, and reports patient’s progress.
  • Conducts or assists in conducting group and individual counseling, therapeutic community, and other related milieu activities.
  • Institutes precautionary measures to prevent patient injury or suicide.
  • Provides mental health and substance abuse prevention education.
  • Performs general and special clinical procedures.
  • Assists patients with nutritional, hygiene, and comfort measures.
  • Obtains and records vital signs.
  • Performs chaperone and escort duties.
  • Maintains therapeutic relationships.
  • Coordinates with other agencies regarding specified care, treatment, prevention, rehabilitation, and administrative functions. Contacts military and community agencies to obtain collateral information. Explains and interprets mental health services to patients or others.
  • Assists in, or arranges patient referral to public, private, and military community agencies.
  • Prepares and maintains records and reports pertaining to specialty services.
  • Conducts in-service training.
  • Assists with care of individuals experiencing acute and post-traumatic stress reactions.
  • Prepares, maintains, and disposes of mental health, family advocacy, and substance abuse treatment records.
  • Receives patients and schedules appointment. Evaluates mental health services activities.
  • Collects and updates administrative and statistical data.
  • Conducts unit self-assessments.
  • Compiles and prepares medical administrative reports.
  • Briefs patients on safety and evacuation procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  Completion of the following:

  • Completion of high school is mandatory
  • Certificate
  • Graduation from an accredited Psychiatric Technician Program; or completion of an equivalent education and experience that meets the requirement of the American Association of Psychiatric Technicians or completion of education and experience as a behavioral science specialist/technician in the United States military and proof of having completed an Armed Forces course involving psychiatric technician training or civilian course from an accredited school in the care of behavioral health patients.

Experience:  Candidates must have the following experience:

  • One year of experience as a Psychiatric Technician after graduation
  • Must have experience administering, scoring, and reporting psychological test results; interviewing patients to obtain biopsychosocial history, personal information; and assisting professional staff to carry out prescribed treatment plan.
  • Must have experience conducting briefings, performing or supervising psychological test administrations; and interviewing, and assisting in patient treatment, or substance abuse prevention and counseling

Security:

  • National Background
  • Must be US Citizen
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work site

 License/Certification and Training:

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) from the American Heart Association

 Schedule:

  • Monday – Friday
  • 7:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
  • Federal holidays not required
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