Psychiatry Tech Preceptor - NRV Day/Evenings

Christiansburg, VA, US, 24073

Employment Status:  Full time
Shift:  Day/Evening
Facility:  Carilion Clinic Saint Albans Hospital
Requisition Number:  127613

Job Summary

Will function as a member of the multidisciplinary team. Responsibilities include: delivery of patient care, providing assistance with activities of daily living, provides secretarial support, leads goals/wrap up groups, and direct/lead code secures activities. Actively participates with all unit activities providing support as indicated. Functions as a team member reporting appropriate observations, information, while maintaining a safe therapeutic milieu. 

  • Assists with observing the patients and reporting any unusual circumstances to licensed nurse.
  • Organizes, prioritizes and provides nursing care in accordance with unit standards.  
  • Organizes and leads daily goals/wrap up groups.  Reports to license nurse any issues or concerns by patients verbalized or written in groups.
  • Assist license nurse/staff with escalating patients.  Leads and directs code secure activities with staff and security.  Functions well in crisis situations to insure safety and well being of patients, visitors and staff.
  • Participates in Quality Management activities.
  • Contributes to Carilion Clinic performance improvement activities.  All activities related to performance improvement are completed as requested by the CTL or director.  Participates in performance activities and identifies opportunities for improvement in a timely manner.
  • Actively participates in cost containment measures at the unit level.
  • Supplies used are appropriately charged for at the time of use.
  • Discontinued equipment is removed from patient’s room, cleaned and returned to the proper storage area.
  • Equipment and supplies are utilized in a respectful and cost effective manner according to policy and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:High school graduate or equivalent. 

Experience:Two (2) years Psychiatry related experience required.  

Licensure, certification, and/or registration: De-escalation training must be obtained/maintained.  Must be able to obtain AHA BLS-HCP.  Must have a valid Virginia Driver’s license. 

About Carilion

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.


Requisition Number: 127613 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Carilion Clinic Saint Albans Hospital 
Shift: Day/Evening 
Shift Details: Primarily 7a-7p EOW
Recruiter Email:
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


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What matters to you is important to us—like benefits, rewards, and resources to improve your life. Carilion understands the importance of prioritizing your well-being to help you develop and thrive. When you make your tomorrow with us, we’ll enhance your potential to realize the best in yourself. Below are benefits available to you when you join Carilion:

  • Employer Funded Pension Plan, vested after five years (Voluntary 403B)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Work Arrangements/Schedules
  • Remote Work Options
  • Paid Time Off (accrued from day one)
  • Onsite fitness studios and discounts to our Carilion Wellness centers
  • Access to our health and wellness app, Virgin Pulse
  • Discounts on childcare
  • Continued education and training

Find more about Carilion Clinic’s benefits by vising our Total Rewards Page.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

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