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PD Psychiatric Technician- Emergency Department- Days at Careers | UC Irvine Health - 10410

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Updated: January 15, 2018

Job Description & Salary Range

UC Title:                                     PD Psychiatric Technician

Position Number:                      10006140

Reports to:                                 Clinical Nurse III -Supervisor

Working Title:                            PD Psychiatric Technician

Cost Center:                              Emergency Department (7231)

Bargaining Unit:                        EX

FLSA:                                          Nonexempt

Job Code:                                   8924

Date Created:                             09/08/2015

Shift:                                           Day Shift

Hours:                                         As Needed


Position Summary: 

Responsible for providing patient care in the Emergency Department by carrying out individualized patient treatment plans.  Will assist with patient personal hygiene, medication administration, taking/recording vitals, specimen collection, and administration of patient treatments or procedures.  Duties will also include observation, intervention, and physical restraint.


Salary Range: 


Rate    Minimum  $30.32   Midpoint  $30.32   Maximum  $30.32


Required Qualifications:

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the HealthSystem

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Basic Life Support

Demonstrated ability to apply logic and reasoning to identify when something is wrong or likely to go wrong, as well as alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to situations

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Knowledge of psychotropic medications and affects

Licensed Psychiatric Technician in the State of California

Minimum 1 year experience as a Psychiatric Technician

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties

Preventative Management of Assaultive Behavior (PMAB) within 30 days of hire

Psychiatric Technician


Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual Spanish / Vietnamese helpful

IV Certification

Knowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms

Phlebotomy Certificate

Previous experience working in a mental health clinical setting, with the mentally ill


Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. 

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