Psychiatric Technician Job

Full Job Title: Psych Tech - Float Pool

Job Number: 17009455

Facility: SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - Wentzville

Location: Wentzville, MO

Schedule: PRN, 12 Hour Day, 12 Hour Night, Days, Evenings, Nights, Varied

Hours: varied


Role Purpose:

The Psych Tech will provide an exceptional patient care

experience under the supervision of the registered nurse.

Assists patients with basic care and involves patients in a therapeutic relationship.


    • Maintains a safe environment through completion of patient rounds and patient and belongings search. Responds to and assists with behavioral emergencies.
    • Provides a therapeutic milieu and exceptional patient satisfaction through interaction with patients in an individual or group setting. Encourages, assist, and instructs patients in personal hygiene.
    • Contributes to the overall employee satisfaction through active participation at staff meetings and other unit functions and offering assistance to others when needed.
    • Recognize and acknowledge physician on their unit rounds, offering assistance as needed in order to provide exceptional physician satisfaction.
    • Contributes to the overall financial performance of the unit by timely completion of my duties.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in a human service discipline (e.g. social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, public health, education and or health science).
  • A minimum of three months to one year of experience.

SSM Health is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn More »

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