SSM Health Psych Tech - Adolescent Behavioral Health in Wentzville, Missouri


Role Purpose:

The Psych Tech will provide an exceptional patient care experience under the supervision of the registered nurse. Assists patients with basic care and involves patients in a therapeutic relationship.


  • Maintains a safe environment through completion of patient rounds and patient and belongings search.

  • Responds to and assists with behavioral emergencies.

  • Provides a therapeutic milieu and exceptional patient satisfaction through interaction with patients in an individual or group setting.

  • Encourages, assist, and instructs patients in personal hygiene. Contributes to the overall employee satisfaction through active participation at staff meetings and other unit functions and offering assistance to others when needed.

  • Recognize and acknowledge physician on their unit rounds, offering assistance as needed in order to provide exceptional physician satisfaction.

  • Contributes to the overall financial performance of the unit by timely completion of my duties.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a human service discipline (e.g. social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, public health, education and or health science).

  • A minimum of three (3) months to one (1) year experience

SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Wentzville –

SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - Wentzville has been providing high-quality health care to residents in Lincoln, Montgomery, western St. Charles, and Warren counties since 1987. It offers comprehensive behavioral health services to seniors, adults and adolescents in our 77-bed inpatient unit, including a unit for developmentally disabled patients. This facility offers 24-hour emergency services that offers fast, high-quality care, and is able to see nine out of 10 patients in fewer than 30 minutes. Other outpatient services include imaging, laboratory, pulmonology and diagnostics.

Benefits Statement:

Our robust employee benefits package includes health benefits, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, long-term disability coverage, health and dependent care reimbursement accounts, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, adoption reimbursement, an employee assistance program, retirement plan options and more.

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings.

Job: Nursing

Primary Location: Missouri-Wentzville-SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Wentzville

Work Locations SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Wentzville 500 Medical Drive Wentzville 63385

Schedule Full Time, Mid, Evenings, Rotating Weekends

Normal work hours 3pm-11pm

Scheduled Hrs Per Pay Period 80

Weekend Rotation every other weekend

Posting Oct 18, 2018, 4:09:05 PM

Contact Email - External

Req ID: 18014210