Psychiatric Technician (19 hrs/wk)
Title:Psychiatric Technician (19 hrs/wk)

RIDGEVIEW, a not-for-profit community mental health center based in Oak Ridge, TN, has an immediate opening for a PRN (19 hrs/wk) Psychiatric Technician.

Ridgeview has been named a 2018 Top Workplace by Knoxville News Sentinel. Ridgeview is a place where staff want to work, a place where staff are valued and appreciated, and a place where staff are proud of the impact they are making toward the improvement of people's lives. At Ridgeview, ultimate job satisfaction is derived from co-workers, clients, and the realization that we are part of carrying out Ridgeview's mission.

"Where life's complexities are met with hope"


HS diploma or GED required; must demonstrate the ability to work effectively with individuals, groups, and other team members.  Must be able to be CPR and CPI certified (classes provided by Ridgeview).  Valid driver’s license required and must be able to work weekends and various shifts.  Must be able to respond to needs of individuals in crisis situations while maintaining a safe environment for staff and patients.


This position works with other members of the treatment team in maintaining a therapeutic environment, is responsible for specific day-to-day functions, and provides patient care interventions under the supervision of the registered nurse. Responds to needs of individuals in crisis situations and maintains a safe environment for staff and patients.


Ridgeview offers a full line of benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Long-Term Disability, Holiday Pay, Vacation and Sick Leave, Life Insurance and Wellness Plan.  Ridgeview is an approved National Health Service Corp site.  Loan repayment for qualified behavioral health and primary health care providers is available.

Ridgeview is an equal opportunity employer. Ridgeview conducts Background Checks, Motor Vehicle Records, License/Degree Verification, and Drug Screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check and driving record. 
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