Psychiatric Technician

Job Info

Merakey Harrisburg is currently seeking a full-time, 1st shift, Residential Psychiatric Technician.


• Follow all matrix systems regarding internal policies on "call offs", emergencies and on call personnel.

• Assist in developing and implementing activities and other special projects designed to increase skills in independent and community living, socialization/leisure time and to build on strengths to promote positive growth for the consumer.

• Participate in therapeutic groups to enhance positive peer interaction, develop problem solving skills, discuss program events and motivate consumer to take responsibility for their choices.

• Engage consumers in appropriate life skills to develop abilities to live as independently as possible.


Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.

The work of Merakey is anchored in the firm belief that it is every individual's right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment in their lives. Surrounding professional staff with the best in technology and supports, Merakey is a leader in the industry and remains committed to helping individual at a time.


Merakey offers flexible schedules, Medical, Dental, Vision insurance plans, competitive compensation plans, tuition reimbursement, work/life balance, and so much more!

To fill out an on-line application:

Req #67489

Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

• Must possess a High School or GED with 2 years working with individuals with Developmental Disabilities.

• Must be 18 years of age or older

• Must possess a valid Driver's License and access to reliable transportation

• 6 months working in Behavioral Health is Preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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