Kaiser Permanente Licensed Psych Technologist-Psychiatry Dept (Night Shift - Full Time) in Los Angeles, California

Under the direct supervision, responsible for rendering safe, ethical, and professional care to ensure optimal patient care within policies, procedures, and standards.Essential Functions:- Explain examination, test and medical procedures and purpose of the same- Instruct patients on general health and basic self care procedures- Review, explain and clarify physician orders with patient or parent- Instruct patients in use of home equipment- Administer patient first aid. Apply and remove dressings- Assist patients with personal hygiene, bathing and sit baths- Follow standard infection control procedures- Give enemas- Initiate emergency procedures (including CPR) and provide emergency patient treatment- Monitor patient vital signs- Participate in development of nursing care plan- Provide therapeutic patient care as prescribed by a physician- Observe and monitor patient condition for reactions during and after procedures- Take and record patient vital signs, height, weight, etc- Obtain patient specimens- Prepare samples and specimens for lab analysis- Perform urine test using Accucheck- Assist physician and medical staff with procedures, diagnostic examinations and treatments- Restrain or support patient during procedures- Assist patients with ambulating and exercises- Conduct group exercise classes- Feed patients requiring assistance- Check food trays for accuracy and delivery them to patients- Administer instrumuscular or subcutaneous medications- Administer oral medications- Greet and interview patients. Interview patients to collect data- Review patient records for medical and psychiatric information- Chart patient data such as vital signs and nutrition intake- Complete referral forms- Obtain patient signature on consent forms- Record all procedures and activities during emergencies- Assist patients with personal correspondence needs- Accompany patient on outside activities- Transport patient to and from designated areas- Maintain a clean work area. Maintain and supply patient with hygiene and leisure items. Replenish bed linen and sanitary supplies- Participate in developing and conducting in-service programs and patient care classes- Demonstrate safety procedures- Participate in team conferences- Train and orient new or less experienced personnel- Maintain current licensure/certificates- Maintain proficiency in clinical skills- Answer nurses' station telephones and other phone call and take messages. Locate personnel by paging system or beeper- Provide patient information to family members- Screen patient calls and take messages for provider. Triage patient calls.- Assume other activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed.

Pay Grade: 26

Basic Qualifications:- Current California LPT licensed required

  • BLS- Must be able to manage potentially assaultive mental patients

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recent experience in inpatient psychiatric area preferred

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Licensed Psych Technologist-Psychiatry Dept (Night Shift - Full Time)

LOCATION: Los Angeles, California

REQNUMBER: 725084

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.