Senior Psychiatric Technician - Psych- Youth Services (2nd Fl) - PT/Graveyard - 67658-1A

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Updated: May 15, 2024
Location: Orange
Job Type:
Department: Psych- Youth Services


Position Number: 40323230

Reports to: Nurse Services Manager 2

Working Title: Senior Psychiatric Technician

Cost Center: Psych- Youth Services (426151) 

Bargaining Unit: AFSCME

FLSA: Nonexempt

Date Created: 7/29/2020

Job Code: 008925

Hours: 24

Shift: Part-Time/Graveyard

FTE: 0.6


Position Summary: 

Incumbent is responsible for providing patient care in an assigned neuropsychiatry unit by carrying out individualized treatment plans that have been established for each patient.

Total Compensation

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our: 

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Salary Range: 


Hourly Rate  Minimum   $31.26                   Midpoint     $35.08                   Maximum $38.89


Required Qualifications:


Minimum 1 year experience as a Psychiatric Technician

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the Health System

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Preventative Management of Assaultive Behavior (PMAB) within 30 days of hire

Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations

Knowledge of psychotropic medications and affects

Demonstrated ability to apply logic and reasoning to identify when something is wrong or likely to go wrong, as well as alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to situations

Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties


Licenses and Certifications:

Basic Life Support(Required)

Psychiatric Technician(Required)


Preferred Qualifications: 

Previous experience working in a mental health clinical setting, with the mentally ill

Knowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms


Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to Work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page: 

Closing Statement:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming. 

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI’s Employee Experience Center (EEC) at [email protected] or at (949) 824-0500, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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