Psychiatric Technician Supervisor (Night)
Albertina Kerr

Portland, Oregon

Posted in Health and Safety

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Job Info

We're seeking a Psychiatric Technician Supervisor for our Crisis Psychiatric Residential (Subacute) facility. As a Psychiatric Technician Supervisor, you'll assist the Program Manager in overseeing nightly operations of the Crisis Psychiatric Residential (Subacute) Program by supervising psychiatric technicians, providing milieu management and identifying program needs.

Albertina Kerr empowers people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health challenges and other social barriers to lead self-determined lives and reach their full potential. Click here to learn more about Children's Mental Health at Kerr!

Essential Duties

  • Assists Program Manager with hiring, supervising, and evaluating psychiatric technicians.
  • Assists in training and developing psychiatric technicians to meet core competencies and consistently maintain agency values.
  • Responds to potential health concerns per agency policies and procedures in a timely manner and communicates areas of concern with administration.
  • Ensures authorization is obtained for emergency safety interventions.
  • Ensures program staff fulfill the duties of a mandatory abuse reporter.
  • Ensures clients receive basic needs including adequate food, clean clothing and assistance in areas of hygiene when needed.
  • Maintains program's financial sustainability by identifying program needs and coordinating with administration.
  • Provides initial review of emergency safety intervention documentation as assigned.
  • Assumes duties of psychiatric technician as needed.
  • Paid medical, dental, and vision employee benefits
  • Paid basic life & accident insurance and short- & long-term disability
  • Paid holidays and generous time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • 24-hour Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) that provides resources for everything from mental health to pet insurance and financial counselling
  • Satisfies employment requirement for student loan Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PLSF)


  • Bachelor's degree in human services, social services, social science, or a related field
  • Can be verified by Kerr as a Qualified Mental Health Associate (QMHA) as defined by Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR).
  • At least six months' previous supervision or management experience required.
  • At least one year of experience working with children with a high level of psychiatric and behavioral acuity required; preference will be given for at least two years' experience.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possess basic computer knowledge.
  • Ability to assess child needs based on child psychiatric presentation and behaviors.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with team implementing collaborative problem solving within program.
  • Ability to push or pull or lift in excess of 75 lbs.
  • Ability to ensure appropriate cross shift coverage and identify staffing needs and concerns.
  • Possess strong leadership, supervisory and organizational skills.
  • Possess strong organizational and decision-making skills.
  • Possess strong prioritization skills.
  • Proficiency in collaborative problem solving and ability to implement within the program

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