Summary of Duties: The Licensed Psychiatric Technician individually, or as part of a team, assumes responsibility and accountability, under RN supervision, for a patient or group of patients for a designated time frame and provides care and support to these patients via therapeutic use of self, the environment/instrumentation, and other health care team members. May have other duties as required.
Graduate of an accredited training program for Licensed Vocational Nurses or Licensed Psychiatric Technician.
Minimum of six (6) months or more acute care hospital experience required. One (1) year experience in behavioral health setting required.
Special Skills or Abilities: Effective written and oral communication skills in English required. Ability to work productively in a busy and complex environment.
Washington Hospital Healthcare System