Psychiatric Technician | Casual | Behavioral Health

Psych Tech | Casual / Per Diem

Do you want a job that’s more than just a paycheck? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others, taking care of people when they need it most? At Hillsdale Hospital, that’s what our incredible team does every day. Here you’ll experience meaningful and fulfilling work; personal and professional growth; a job with purpose that satisfies your desire to have a positive impact on people’s lives; and the feeling that you’ve done something good for someone who is hurting, sick, or grieving.Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN), LMSW, and/or Program Director, the Psychiatric Technician performs selected patient care activities with adult psychiatric patients from admission to discharge.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 16 credit hours in the Human Services field preferred; knowledge of the basic sciences underlying psychiatric care psychology, sociology or social work is a plus
  • BLS (Basic Life Support) and CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) certification (available through Hillsdale Hospital)
  • Must be committed to Service Excellence and embrace the vision, mission, values and culture of Hillsdale Hospital; and must be flexible, dependable, responsible and a team player with a favorable attendance record


  • Assist the RN and other disciplines in all activities of the unit including patient rounds
  • Provide compassionate care for individuals with mental or emotional conditions
  • Manage and diffuse stressful situations
  • Assist with basic care needs of the patient
  • Monitor and record observations of patients’ physical and emotional well-being