Based on 116 responses, the job of Psychiatric Technician has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.61 out of 5. On average, Psychiatric Technicians are highly satisfied with their job.
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Q: What is it like working as a Psychiatric Technician?
"Very happy with my job."
Psychiatric Technician in Spokane:
Pros: Working and interacting with clients, great pay.
Cons: Poor management, sometimes understaffed.
Psychiatric Technician in Valparaiso:
Don't expect to retire. But, if you love the feeling of helping people - you will love your job. The easy days will far outnumber the difficult days.
"Day Hospital Psychiatric Technician- Pros and Cons."
Psychiatric Technician in Lancaster:
Pros: I love going to work, interacting with clients, and advocating for those who are often unheard. The benefit package is superior to any others I have been offered.
Cons: Direct Supervisors are unequipped/ poorly skilled. Lack of Adequate Training. High Stress Environment. Lack of response to employee complaints/recommendations across all management levels (direct level to company HR). The "non-profit" is HIGHLY profit-driven and seeks to "streamline" operations such that quality of care and quality of worker life is diminished.
"Stressful job, but the work matters."
Psychiatric Technician in St. Louis:
Pros: The team members on my unit are a well oiled machine for the most part.
Cons: Management does not always listen to the staffs suggestions for betterment.
"Stressed out with Anxiety."
Psychiatric Technician in Omaha:
Pros: My trusted Co-workers who have become great friends
Cons: Unorganization ...thr Safety of Staff...anxiety an Stress!! Unsafe working conditions
Psychiatric Technician in Newport:
Pros: The water.
Cons: Horrible street/road conditions.