Psychiatric Technician

Job Description

Overview

MHM Services of California, a Centurion company, is proud to be the provider healthcare staffing to the California Department of State Hospitals.

 

We are currently seeking a full-time Psychiatric Technician to join our team at Patton State Hospital located in San Bernardino, California.


Available Shift

Monday through Sunday - All shifts available


Responsibilities

The Psychiatric Technician will work under general supervision to provide a basic level of behavioral and psychiatric nursing care in order to facilitate the rehabilitation of forensic clients, patients, or inmates. This includes observing and intervening on any behavior that may injure people, damage property, or signal impending escape attempts. The Psychiatric Technician will also be responsible for escorting individuals into the facility and performing searches, inspecting mail for any contraband, and inspecting the facilities for any potential safety breaches. 


Benefits

This is a temporary emergency coverage position with an excellent hourly rate and the potential to become a permanent, benefits-eligible employee in the future.


About Us

Centurion contracts with state and local governments nationwide to provide comprehensive healthcare services to correctional facilities, state hospitals, and other community settings. Our dedication to making a difference and our passionate team of the best and the brightest healthcare employees has made us one of the leaders of the correctional health industry. Whether you are driven by purpose and impact or on a journey of professional growth, our opportunities can offer both.


Qualifications

  • Possession of a valid license to practice as a Psychiatric Technician issued by the BVNPTE
  • Knowledge medical terminology and first aid methods
  • Ability to pass a drug test & background investigation required

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MHM Services, Inc. d/b/a Centurion Group, Inc. (“Centurion”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

MHM Services, Inc. d/b/a Centurion Group, Inc. (“Centurion”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.