Psychiatric Technician

Job ID: 07953

Posted: 9 Days Ago

Base: Havelock

FLSA: Hourly Non-Exempt

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North Carolina (NC)

Gross Pay: $21.59



  • Naval Health Clinic, Cherry Point, and associated branch medical clinics


  • DegreeCertificate.
  • Education: Graduation from an accredited Psychiatric Technician Program; or completion of an equivalent education and experience that meets the requirement of the American Association of Psychiatric Technicians or completion of education and experience as a behavioral science specialist/technician in the United States military and proof of having completed an Armed Forces course involving psychiatric technician training or civilian course from an accredited school in the care of behavioral health patients.
  • Experience: One year of full-time experience as a Psychiatric Technician or Mental Health Technician within the last 2 years.
  • Licensure: Possess one of the following: Current certification as a Psychiatric Technician by the American Association of Psychiatric Technicians OR Evidence of completion of Military Psychiatric Technician Training OR possess a bachelor’s degree or higher in Psychology or Social Work.
  • Other Certifications: BLS certificate through the American Heart Association
  • U.S. Citizenship: Healthcare Workers (HCWs) performing under this contract shall be U.S. citizens.
  • English Language Requirement: The Contractor shall ensure that all Health Care Workers (HCWs) providing services under this contract are able to read, write, and speak English well enough to effectively communicate.
  • HCW Physical Capability: HCWs shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services required under the contract and TO.
  • Complete and Pass competency-based evaluations in accordance with Joint Commission standards.
  • Upon employment complete facility and Department of Defense specific training


  • Services shall be provided Monday through Friday, between the hours of 0700 and 1800 for an 8.5-hour shift which includes an uncompensated .5 meal break. 
  • In no instance will the HCW be required to provide services in excess of 80 hours per two-week period.
  • Specific days, hours, and shift length will be scheduled by the designated government representative. The specific schedule for each two-week period will be provided 1 month in advance by the government supervisor or designee. 
  • Any planned absences of the HCW shall be communicated to the government supervisor in advance.
  • The Government reserves the right to change shift hours with 72 hours’ notice to accommodate patient care needs and mission requirements.


Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Must be able and willing to reprioritize on short notice and work on multiple simultaneous projects. Flexible and able to work with various personalities. Teamwork skills required. Time management skills required. The ability to meet deadlines in a deadline intensive environment is essential. High level of adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding environment.


LUKE does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in provision of services or employment opportunities and benefits. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.



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