About Psych Tech

The California State Departments of Mental Health, Developmental Services and Corrections as well as private and county psychiatric facilities are a few of the agencies which employ licensed Psychiatric Technicians.

Typical Job Duties

  • Supervise individual and group activities
  • Observe and influence patient behavior
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams
  • Encourage patients to develop work skills, social relationships and participate in recreational activities
  • Teach, counsel, and write reports describing physical and emotional symptoms
  • Provide routine and emergency nursing care
  • Establish effective therapeutic relationships with patients
  • Recognize symptoms requiring medical or psychiatric attention
  • Provide individual and group therapy
  • Work with the treatment team to provide occupational, recreational,
  • Think and act quickly in an emergency
  • Develop clear and concise reports of incidents
  • Analyze situations accurately and take effective action
  • Administer medications and treatments
  • Assist the unit physician with “sick call”

Location & Directions

Coalinga Map HEALTH CAREERS 300 CHERRY LANE, COALINGA, CA 93210

Contact US

Erin Devine Senior Secretary of Health Careers healthcareerscoalinga @whccd.edu (559) 934-2760 Sherry Barragan Assistant Director of Health Careers healthcareerscoalinga @whccd.edu (559) 934-2760

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