Psychiatric Technician- Med Tech

Psychiatric Technician- Med Tech Flyer

Position Summary and Job Duties

The role of medication techs in the Behavioral Health Division is to provide medication monitoring and supportive services to clients after-hours and on the weekends. These services are provided in coordination with CSP staff, crisis stabilization, crisis intervention and outpatient clinic staff. Job duties include: monitoring clients medication per their stated plan, documenting all client interactions, travel to and from client residences within Rock County and outside county lines as needed, and utilizing and participating in monthly supervision.
Provide direct client support by engaging with clients in person and by phone and providing assistance with problem solving and symptom management

1. Deliver medications and provide medication monitoring for identified clients per their stated plan.

2. Document contact with clients after each shift in Avatar.

3. Coordinate with crisis intervention staff and supervisors in after hours client crisis situations.

4. Communicate by phone with supervisors and other staff as needed to report emergency client situations if they arise.

Participate in various staff meetings

1 . Attend monthly unit meetings with other med techs and the med tech supervisory team.

2. Attend monthly individual supervision with supervisor.

3. Attend CSP staff meetings at least monthly at both JCSP and BCSP.

Other Duties as assigned


Success Factors (KSA’s)

Knowledge of the needs of persons experiencing acute and or long term psychiatric illness, chemical dependency, and cooccurring disorders. Knowledge of community resources. Ability to respond with empathy to clients and maintain unconditional positive regard while keeping appropriate boundaries. Ability to keep confidential information confidential. Ability to observe and document behaviors and responses of clients. Ability to react efficiently and calmly to crisis situations. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Skills in multitasking and organizing information .

Job Requirements, Education, Training & Experience

– Graduation from High School or GED equivalent

– 60 college /college transferable credits

– emphasis in counseling, social work, psychology, human services, or a combination of training and experience

Must possess and maintain a current unrestricted (not due ot corrective lenses) driver’s license and auto insurance pursuant to the Rock County Administrative Policy and Procedure 5.02 and 5.27.

Essential Job Functions (physical elements, equipment and working conditions)

Physical Elements: occasional bending, kneeling and reaching, standing, sitting, or driving for long periods of time. Lifting up to 40 lbs.

Equipment Use: Telephone- Frequent, Computer- frequent

Working conditions- indoor office location and community based work including work in client homes, agencies and other community based locations. Potential exposure to physically or verbally abusive persons. Exposure to weather conditions required as needed.


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