The Psychiatric Technician II as member of the interdisciplinary team, plays a critical role in providing exceptional care and services to our psychiatric patients. Under the direction of the registered Nurse (RN) and/or Physician, the Psychiatric Technician II participates in crisis and de-escalation interventions, therapeutic observations, patient supervision, and other behavioral health-related duties.


In this capacity, the Psychiatric Technician II, duties include the implementation of seclusion/restraints for patients deemed in need of theses interventions. Additionally, they ensure the maintenance of a safe, clean, and functional environment for patients, assist with dietary aspects of care, answer phones, transport patients, and provide support to visitors.



  • A High School diploma or G.E.D Required  
  • Two years of full-time experience in nursing or psychiatric/behavioral health care in a high volume, intensive care environment Required 
  • Certified to perform vital signs, phlebotomy, EKGs and blood glucose monitoring Required 
  • Successful completion of an appropriate training program in the application and use of restraints and seclusion Required 
  • BLS certification Required 



Department: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: WAKEFIELD Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 600 East 233rd Street, Bronx
Shift: Night Scheduled Hours: 12 AM-8 AM Req ID: 216340 Salary Range/Pay Rate:   $26.49 


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