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Special Management Psychiatric Technician III
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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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Special Management Psychiatric Technician III
# Position Information

Job Description
Central State Hospital is recruiting for a highly talented individual to serve as Special Management Psychiatric Technician. Duties include (but are not limited to): assisting with evaluation of patient outcomes, monitoring patient behaviors and documenting interventions. The selected candidate will also assist with development and implementation of patient specific behavior plans, maintain close observation of the ward; supervise day-to-day functioning of patients, and maintain an awareness of clients whereabouts at all times. In addition, the incumbent will execute security procedures such as pat downs of patients and ward searches for contraband. Special Management Psychiatric Technicians will be working in a fast-paced environment, in an acute admission unit setting and will be among the first to respond to behavior crisis situations and will be expected to use therapeutic options to promote de-escalation and intervention per hospital policy and procedures.
There is a shift differential of $.50/hr. for weekday evenings, weekday nights & weekend days as well as weekend evenings and weekend nights.
## Minimum Qualifications
A valid driver's license and High school diploma/GED required. Selected applicants must have experience working in a psychiatric setting. The primary shift is evening, however candidate **must be willing to work any shift including weekends and overtime hours.** Candidate must be able to walk or stand a minimum of 75% of the shift. Selected candidates must also be willing to wear special safety equipment as required.
## Preferred Qualifications
Experience providing direct care to individuals with mental illness, substance abuse issues, and/or intellectual/developmental disabilities or current enrollment or completion of a degree program in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Nursing, Human Services, Health Care Major or related education/training is preferred.
Bilingual applicants are preferred.
## Special Requirements
Ability to lift heavy objects; Ability to walk or stand a minimum of 75% of time on shift; Ability to bend at waist and knees; Ability to use upper extremities (hands) to hold, grasp and manipulate work materials.
## Special Instructions to Applicants
**A full and complete on-line application is required for all positions**
The application should include all work history beginning after the completion of high school or the equivalent (GED). It should include all work and volunteer experience regardless of type of work or location of work (state/country). The application must be completed in its entirety please do not leave any section blank. A resume is not a substitute for a fully completed state application. Each application is reviewed for documentation that shows the applicant meets the minimum and preferred qualifications stated in the job announcement. This review is based on the actual narrative provided by the applicant, not on the basis of job titles listed. Therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section and provide descriptive information on the application prior to submitting it for consideration. CSH does not accept paper applications
Previous applicants need not re-apply. Unless reapply with substantially different work history or education 90 days or 180 days.
Central State Hospital offers a comprehensive benefit package to include your choice of four health insurance plans, paid life insurance and retirement plans, 12 paid holidays, annual and sick leave.
Central State Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities are open to all regardless of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics or disability.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 804-786-0000 for assistance. Minorities, individuals with disabilities, Veterans, and people with National Service experience are encouraged to apply EEO/AA/TYY
Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory fingerprint-based background check and negative results in the pre-employment and other drug screenings that may occur during your employment.
CSH is a tobacco-free campus.
# Contact Information
## Name
Human Resources
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Central State Hospital
Bldg. #113
PO Box 4030
Petersburg, VA. 23803
*Working Title:* Special Management Psychiatric Technician III
*Role Title:* Direct Service Associate III - 49053
*Job Open Date:* 04/16/2018
*Open Until Filled:* Yes
*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?:* No
*Hiring Range:* Commensurate with experience
*Agency:* Central State Hospital (703)
*Agency Website:*
*Location:* Petersburg - 730
*Position Number:* 01469
*Job Posting Number:* 1036798
*Type of Recruitment:* General Public - G
*Does this position have telework options?:* No
*Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference:* No
*Job Type:* Full-Time (Salaried)
*Job Type Detail:* Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
*Pay Band:* 03

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