Working Title:††††††††††††††††††††† Psychiatric Technician II††††††††††††† †††††††

Role Title:††††††††††††††††††† Direct Service Associate II

Closing April 1, 2014


Provides structured and unstructured individual and group programs and activities consistent with programs, treatment plans and nursing care plans.  The selected candidate will also provide leadership, teaching and role modeling to the Psych Tech Iís.  Duties include conducting programs and activities to encourage the psychological skill development and socialization with small groups of patients directed by the daily program schedule.  Position requires the ability to follow written and oral instructions, good interpersonal skills, and some knowledge of major mental illnesses and nursing care of patients.


Prior experience in a direct care position in an inpatient psychiatric setting required. A degree in Psychology, Rehabilitative Services or other related majors preferred.  Driverís license preferred.  Holiday and weekend work required.


This position opened on 3/26/14 with a minimum five-day posting requirement. A fingerprint based criminal history check and pre-employment drug screening will be required for the selected candidate.



*Position only opened to employees who are already working for the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services.


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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