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Psychiatric Technician Assistant

Company: Talantage, LLC
Location: Porterville
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Psychiatric Technician Assistant


As an employee of the facility LOC Registry, a Psychiatric Technician Assistant may be required to work on any shift, any day of the week and on any residence/training site at the Developmental Center. Under the direction of supervisory staff, he/she assists licensed direct care staff by participating in the rehabilitation/habilitation treatment programs of clients where assigned. The services provided fall within the scope of the job as specified by the California State Personnel Board. Must have CNA Certification to be eligible for hire.


Works under the supervision of the Registry Coordinator, Unit Supervisor (US), Shift manager (SRPT), and/or Acting Nursing Person in Charge (NPIC) of the residence.




Must possess and maintain sufficient strength, agility, endurance and sensory abilities to perform the duties contained in this duty statement. Must be able to lift 50 pounds without assistance; must be able to participate in client containment, intervention or restraint. Must have the ability to work extended hours and various shifts; must float to all work areas within the facility if called upon to do so.


On-going interaction with clients, personnel and the general public. Potential exposure to communicable disease, blood borne pathogens, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinical nursing environment.


10% As directed by the supervisor, participates in the implementation of the individual habilitation plan of clients where assigned.

5% Complies with Program, Departmental and Facility policies and procedures.

10% Assists licensed staff in carrying out activity and training programs.

10% Assists individual clients with dining, toileting, grooming and leisure skills.

10% Assists licensed staff in attending to the cleanliness of the client, clothing, beds and living areas.

10% Assists and encourages client involvement in their activities of daily living.

10% Assists in group and individual activities for clients.

7% Assists in occupational, leisure, recreational, vocational and educational training programs.

5% Escorts clients as needed.

2% Performs basic nursing duties such as taking and recording vital signs, measuring and recording intake and output and clients' height and weight.

2% Attends unit and staff conferences to develop an understanding of and reasons for treatment being given.

2% Communicates pertinent information about the clients to licensed staff and/or supervisor.

2% Assists residence staff in creating a safe, therapeutic and homelike environment.

2% Attends facility-required training to increase personal skills relative to client care.

1% Completes annual employee physical examination requirements.

2% Maintains Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) proficiency standards and certification.

10% Performs other duties as directed.

Talantage, LLC is committed to presenting candidates that contribute to an organizations culture of inclusivity and its commitment to diversity in the workplace are demonstrated through our recruitment practices. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, or veteran status. Our equal opportunity employment efforts comply with all applicable U.S. state and federal laws governing non-discrimination in employment.

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Keywords: Talantage, LLC, Porterville , Psychiatric Technician Assistant, Professions , Porterville, California

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