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Licensed Psychiatric Technician

$62k-74k (estimate)
Other | Ambulatory Healthcare Services 3 Months Ago

Job Details

Level:    Experienced
Job Location:    Main Hospital - Los Angeles, CA
Position Type:    Per Diem
Salary Range:    Undisclosed

Licensed Psychiatric Technician


Licensed Psychiatric Technician

Gateways Hospital & Mental Health Center

Non- Exempt / Per Diem




Gateways Hospital and Mental Health Center located in Los Angeles, is a non-profit organization that provides an array of comprehensive mental health services for Children, Adolescents, Transitional Aged Youth, and Adults suffering from mental illness in the Greater Los Angeles area. The organization consists of a standalone fifty five (55) bed hospital and six outlying outpatient facilities that have anywhere from fourteen (14) beds to one hundred and thirty four (134) beds.


The Licensed Psychiatric Technician assists and supports the RN in patient care planning, organization and implementation, administering personal care, medications, treatment and procedures as authorized by hospital policy, LPT license/scope of practice and standards of nursing care.


  • Assists the RN care planning, implementation, and evaluation of the patient
  • Participates in patient care conferences, committee meetings and staff development programs to contribute toward improvement in patient care and to improve skills and knowledge.
  • Assists the RN with orientation and instruction of aides, unit secretaries, patients and families concerning program and plan of care.
  • Counsels patient and modifies behavior through presenting himself/herself as a positive role model, and encourages patient to appropriately socialize with staff and peers
  • Helps formulate patient assessment, nursing intervention and goals as part of with the assistance of the treatment team.
  • Performs related work as required or assigned by the Charge Nurse, Supervisor, or Director of Nursing
  • Contributes to a positive therapeutic milieu by action and responsible communication with coworkers, supervisors and administration on any issue of concern relevant to job responsibilities and the agency.
  • Responsible for policy, procedure and safety suggestions to the Program Director, Nursing Supervisor, Patient Safety Officer and Environment of Care Director
  • Maintains competence in all clinical skills necessary for performance of duties.
  • Maintains competence in interpersonal skills necessary to direct and supervise ancillary staff
  • Maintains skills necessary support administrative functions including, but not limited to problem solving, group facilitation, budgeting, development of standards and systems of improvement.
  • Seeks learning opportunities to gain new knowledge / skills which result in continuous quality improvement.
  • Seeks appropriate guidance from immediate supervisor to achieve expected outcomes.




  • One year experience in an adult and/or adolescent inpatient psychiatric unit; May include up to six (6) months experience on an inpatient chemical dependency unit.
  • Experience with involuntary patients
  • Experience with the Management of Aggressive Behavior and seclusion and restraints.
  • Completion of clinical rotation in Psychiatric Nursing.
  • Completion of curriculum Pharmacology Class


  • Graduated from accredited college/university/school
  • Current licensure in good standing without restrictions and registration by the California Board of Licensed Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians as Licensed Psychiatric Technician



  • Must pass Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), and Community Care Licensing (CCL) background clearance.
  • Valid California Driver’s license.
  • TB clearance.
  • Driving record acceptable for coverage by Gateways insurance carrier.
  • Fire and Safety Training*.
  • First Aid Training Certification*.
  • CPR Certification*.
  • Crisis Prevention Institute Training (CPI)**

* Note: If indicated certifications/licenses are lacking, they must be obtained within 180 days of hire.

**Training needs to be completed within 30 days from the date of hire on a designated date provided by on-boarding.  Staff need to be certified at the commensurate level for their role to perform their job duties (staff will be the taken off the schedule if certification is not achieved).



  • To perform this job you must be able to carry out all essential functions successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the job.
  • Employee will be required to lift and/or move unassisted up to 25 pounds.
  • Employee must be able to participate in restraint of combative patient as part of a team of nursing staff when necessary.







200 - 500




$10M - $50M


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About Gateways Hospital Mental Health Center

Gateways Hospital and Mental Health Center, a visionary leader in providing community based services to the mentally ill since opening its first 12-bed facility in 1953, was founded with the belief that those with little or no resources should have access to the same high quality services available as those with the ability to pay. Our Mission is to create and maintain mental health facilities and programs, including an acute care psychiatric hospital, to serve the needs of mentally ill and emotionally disturbed and maladjusted persons requiring inpatient, outpatient, and rehabilitation servic...es, treatment and care regardless of race, creed, national origin or gender, including persons referred to or placed in such facilities or programs by courts or other public agencies. Our programs / services include: Hospital Inpatient Services (Adolescent and Adult), Child and Adolescent Outpatient Services, Forensic Programs (including Condition Release and Community Reintegration programs), Homeless Services, Residential Programs and a Wellness Center. More
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