Working Title:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Psychiatric Technician I
Role Title:†† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Direct Service Associate II
Starting range begins at ††††††††††††††††††††††† $25,594
Closes: June 27, 2014 at 4:30pm††††††††††††††††††
Provide basic life skills training, psychological support, and personal hygiene for adult patients in an inpatient mental health facility.  Duties include treatment plan implementation emphasizing personal care and behavioral, physical, & psycho-social development with the goal of self-reliance of patients served.  Position requires the ability to follow written and oral instructions, and good interpersonal skills. 


Experience in a direct care position in one of the following health care settings:mental/behavioral health, substance abuse services, or intellectual/developmental disabilities. A degree in Psychology, Rehabilitative Services or other related majors can be substituted for experience.Valid driverís license preferred.


A 30-day (7:00am-3:30pm) orientation program is provided.Forty hour work week with some weekends and holidays required. Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to complete a writing sample at the time of interview.Multiple positions may be available for this role.


A fingerprint based criminal history check and pre-employment drug screening will be required for the selected candidate. Starting salary range begins at $25,594.This position opened on 6/20/14 with a minimum five-day posting requirement.

We offer an excellent benefits package. NVMHI is a tobacco free campus.For consideration, please submit a completed Commonwealth of Virginia application.



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