Huriot — Psychiatric Technician at COUNTY OF SONOMA

Psychiatric Technician


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The Department of Health Services seeks an experienced Psychiatric Technician for a full-time position with the Behavioral Health Division!{style="color:black"}{style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"}{style="background:white"}{style="font-size:11pt"}Starting salary up to \$34.66/hour (\$72,339/year), a cash allowance of \$600/month, and a competitive total compensation package!*{style="color:black"}{style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"}{style="background:white"}{style="font-size:11pt"}

  • Facility Assignment Premium- 5% premium for hours worked in the Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU){style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"}{style="tab-stops:list .5in"}{style="color:black"}{style="background:white"}{style="font-size:11pt"}
  • Shift Differential Premium- A premium may be available for qualifying hours worked on an evening shift or night shift{style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"}{style="tab-stops:list .5in"}{style="color:black"}{style="background:white"}{style="font-size:11pt"}

Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you\'re working to better our communities. You can also look forward to flexible work arrangements and excellent benefits{style="color:black"}{style="background:white"}.{style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"}{style="font-size:11pt"} The County of Sonoma Department of Health Services (DHS) is seeking a licensed Psychiatric Technician to work in the Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU). Psychiatric Technicians assigned to the CSU are responsible for providing specialized and mandated nursing services to individuals experiencing a psychiatric emergency{style="color:black"}{style="background:white"}.{style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"}{style="font-size:11pt"} The ideal candidate for this positions will have a recovery-focus mindset, thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, and possess:{style="color:black"}{style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"}{style="background:white"}{style="font-size:11pt"}

  • Experience workingin a custody or acute mental health treatment setting with adult and/or juvenile clients{style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"}{style="tab-stops:list .5in"}{style="color:black"}{style="background:white"}{style="font-size:11pt"}
  • Some experience in a behavioral health setting, providing medication support services under the direction of a psychiatrist, preparing and dispensing medications, monitoring and assessing for medications effects and side effects, and maintaining medication inventory{style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"}{style="tab-stops:list .5in"}{style="color:black"}{style="background:white"}{style="font-size:11pt"}
  • The ability to work within protocols focused on safety, security, and confidentiality{style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"}{style="tab-stops:list .5in"}{style="color:black"}{style="background:white"}{style="font-size:11pt"}
  • Excellent communication skills and strong attention to detail{style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"}{style="tab-stops:list .5in"}{style="color:black"}{style="background:white"}{style="font-size:11pt"}
  • The ability to work well as part of a multi-disciplinary team{style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"}{style="tab-stops:list .5in"}{style="color:black"}{style="background:white"}{style="font-size:11pt"}
  • Knowledge of electronic health record systems and community resources{style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"}{style="tab-stops:list .5in"}{style="color:black"}{style="background:white"}{style="font-size:11pt"}

*Salary is negotiable within the established range and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be hanged without notice. This recruitment is open continuously and may close at any time without notice. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. For more information, including minimum qualifications, and to apply, visit or call 707-565-2331. The County of Sonoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. Apply Now{style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"}{style="font-size:11pt"}

COUNTY OF SONOMA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • Published on: Jan 17, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Santa Rosa, California
  • Salary: negotiable
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