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University of Rochester Sr Psych Tech - 222135 in Rochester, New York

Sr Psych Tech

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Strong Memorial Hospital

Full/Part Time


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Time as Reported Grade 092 ICU Flex & GeroPsych - Nrsg




Position Summary:

In accordance with department policy and objectives, assists in the nursing care of the mentally ill by implementing various types of psychiatric treatment plans for groups of patients, including group interventions.


Delivers health care services to patients and their families according to the interdisciplinary treatment plan. Independently implements the interdisciplinary treatment plan for an assigned group of patients, including group interventions. Revises and modifies plan in response to changes in patient and alterations in therapeutic approach; participates in planning conferences.

Integrates multidisciplinary approaches to complete patient assessments and coordinate health care services across the continuum. Demonstrates problem solving and critical thinking skills in developing health care interventions. Participates in various therapeutic activities such as role playing, behavior modification, modeling, reality orientation, etc.

Collaborates with patients, family members and the interdisciplinary treatment team to deliver quality services.

Participates in ongoing staff development programs, workshops and seminars. Implements orientation and training for peer staff development, including the orientation and training of new Psychiatric Technicians.

Participates in unit-based research and quality improvement, involving data collection and documentation of patient and family services. Records relevant data and reports data to appropriate staff.

Performs other duties as assigned by Registered Nurse.


AAS degree in a Psychology or Sociology field, and 2-3 years recent Psychiatric Technician experience or Bachelor's degree in related field, or minimum two years of RN Nursing School; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor's in Human Services preferred.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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