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Psychiatric Technician

San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California

Position Description:

Under the direction of a licensed physician, registered nurse, or clinical supervisor, the Psychiatric Technician performs responsible nursing and therapeutic procedures in the care and treatment of severely and persistently mentally ill and emotionally disturbed patients. The Psychiatric Technician works closely with an interdisciplinary team consisting of Primary MD, Nurses, Social Workers, and Occupational Therapists.


LICENSE: Possession of a valid Psychiatric Technicians license issued by the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians.

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The City and County of San Francisco is accepting applications for positions in class 2305 Licensed Psychiatric Technician to work at Departments that may include the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing and the Department of Public Health.
There is one recruitment for all 2305 Psychiatric Technician positions, Citywide. This recruitment will remain open until there is an adequate qualified applicant pool. After this job ad is unpublished, the exam process will begin. Until then, qualified applicants may be contacted about any non-exam positions with requirements that match their qualifications.