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Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS) Psychiatric Technician - BHU in Middletown, New York

Garnet Health (formerly Greater Hudson Valley Health System,) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation - Catskills. Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.

Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills (Harris and Callicoon, NY) and Garnet Health Medical Center (Middletown, NY) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:

  • 601 licensed inpatient beds

  • Emergency medicine

  • Surgical services

  • Ambulatory surgery services

  • Skilled nursing unit

  • Cardiology services including emergency and elective angioplasty

  • Oncology services from diagnosis to treatment

  • Orthopedic services including joint replacements

  • Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence

  • Birthing centers

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

  • Outpatient diagnostic imaging

  • Geriatric assessment

  • Primary, Specialty, and Urgent care practices

  • Adult day care

  • Mental health and chemical dependency programs

  • Diabetes program

  • Wound care

  • Sleep Center Services

  • Outpatient infusion services

  • Rehabilitation services including: physical, occupational and speech therapy

  • Hospitalist services

  • Rape intervention and support services

  • Community screenings and support groups

The Psychiatric Technician performs assigned patient care tasks and other related unit duties, defined, and delegated under the direction of a Registered Professional Nurse.

Minimum Education: High School Graduate/equivalent; 2 year College Degree related to psychology preferred;

Minimum Experience: One year experience in Behavioral Health or related human services

field required if no college background.

Required Certification/Registration: Current BLS certification. Must attend hospital crisis training program within 3 months of hire or transfer and annually thereafter.

Physical Demands: Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking. Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patient. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling,

crouching.

Working Conditions: Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances. May be exposed to unpleasant patient elements. Subject to varying and unpredictable situations

and occasionally to irregular work hours.

ID: 2021-21264

External Company URL: https://garnethealth.org/

Street: 707 East Main Street

Shift Type: 3 - Night

If Other, Shift Slot: Nights (11p-7a) Including rotating weekends and holidays.

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