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  • Senior Patient Care Technician

    Job ID
    2018-2750
    # of Openings
    1
    Hospital/Program
    Westchester Medical Center
    Position Category
    Support Staff
  • Overview

    The Senior Patient Care Tech is responsible for providing residential and therapeutic support to patients in a recovery-oriented psychosocial rehabilitation program.  

     

    Basic Schedule:  day and overnight 12 hour shifts, weekdays and weekends

     

     

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Daily oversight of direct patient care staff
    • Daily supervision of patient milieu
    • Implement and monitor individual behavioral plans
    • Enrich and augment scheduled/structured therapeutic and recreational activities
    • De-escalate and intervene in crisis situations as appropriate.
    • Participate in staff and treatment team meetings.
    • Conduct inside and outside rounds

    Requirements/Qualifications

    Requirements:

    • Must be at least 21 years of age
    • Bachelor’s Degree in a health or human services field preferred.
    • 3+ years of behavioral health experience
    • Experience supervising direct care staff
    • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus

    Hospital/Program Description

    Westchester Medical Center (WMC) is part of a 895-bed regional medical system serving New York’s Hudson Valley region.   The system encompasses every adult and pediatric medical specialty and includes an academic medical center, children’s hospital, community hospital, two inpatient behavioral health centers, homecare and numerous outpatient health programs.  With a total workforce of 7,000 healthcare professionals including 1200 physicians, Westchester Medical Center is the region’s most advanced and innovative health care delivery system and one the largest employers.

     

    The Behavioral Health Center has been a leading provider of psychiatric services since 1929, offering a full spectrum of inpatient, outpatient, community and emergency care for adults, children, and adolescents.

     

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