Working Title:††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Psychiatric Technician I
Role Title:†† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Direct Service Associate II
Starting range begins at ††††††††††††††††††††††† $25,594
Open Until Filled†††††††††††††††††
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.


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 2/10/14 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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