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Lake Charles Memorial Hospital is committed to investing in the excellence of our employees by providing competitive compensation, professional growth, and exceptional benefits. We strive to foster an employee-focused culture. As a major teaching facility we offer learning and mentoring opportunities as well as programs to promote employee well-being.

We want the most qualified people to be part of our extraordinary team. Whether your objective is to find a career in nursing, information technology, management or clerical, Lake Charles Memorial Hospital has the opportunities you are looking for. Memorial offers its employees medical, dental & vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement options, paid time off, tuition assistance & much more to attract and retain employees.

Join us. Become part of our team. Take a look at our job openings and see all of the inspiring possibilities that await you at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital.

We place a high value on our employees. We attract talented people who thrive in a team environment, recognize the importance of accountability and strive to exceed our patient's expectations.

 


AI Psych Tech

Department: Archer Institute - Psychiatric Services
Location: Lake Charles, LA

The Psychiatric Technician performs various patient care activities and related non-professional services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patient.  Assist in providing and or coordinating psychiatric care for persons experiencing acute symptoms of mental illness or emotional distress.  Assists the professional and technical nursing staff from the Psych & ER departments by performing any delegated duties, specialized procedures, and assists with care of seriously ill patients. The Psychiatric Technician is cross trained on the inpatient psychiatric units and therefore is expected to be knowledgeable and capable to work throughout all of Psychiatric Services. The Psychiatric Technician is a patient advocate and is expected to adhere to all Psychiatric Services policies, procedures, and performance expectations.

  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Experience in working with mentally ill persons, addicted persons or in providing personal care services.
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Crisis Response Training, CPR, Prefer Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Ability to read, write and speak intelligible English; Ability to communicate with patient, family, peers and medical personnel; Advanced mathematical skills.
  • Requires emotional stability and resilience; Must be adaptable to change, be decisive, and demonstrate foresight; Exhibits organizational and leadership ability; Shows ability to gain and maintain support and respect.

  

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