Psychiatric Technician Interview Questions in New York City, NY


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Winnebago Mental Health Institue
Psychiatric Care Technician was asked...October 16, 2015

How would you handle a violent patient while in the dayroom with other patients, family members, staff, etc.

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Follow the protocol, keep everyone safe especially the violent patient themselves. If need be, evacuate everyone from getting involved/hurt in the process. Report to supervisor and document the incident. Less

Center For Behavioral Health

How would you react in a crisis situation?

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I would use my training that was provided to remain calm and follow the guidelines set forth by the Center for Behavioral Health and the former Western MO Mental Health Center to provide the necessary treatment no matter what the crisis situation was. Less

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

How do you work with a team when there are differing opinions as to how to proceed?

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If we all have the common goal of providing the best care for the patient, then a compromise between the ideas will be the best way to handle a situation like that. Less

AdventHealth Orlando

If a patient began to masturbate while in his room what would I do?

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And how long did it take them to contact you after the group interview?

I was contacted within a hour after my group interview.

I was contacted within a hour after my group interview.

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California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation of  CA

Name the 8 rights of medication. Yes 8

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Oops also Right route

1.Right patient 2.Right medication 3.Right amount 4.Right time 5.Right form 6.Right duration 7.Right to refuse 8. Right documentation Less


How have you included people in a group who all have varying levels of ability.

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I gave an example of a group I led that was able to include disabled and able bodied patients. Less

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Mental Health and Deafness Resources

Would I be able to work at a moment's notice?

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Utah State Hospital

Are you willing to work weekends. Are you willing to work holidays.

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I said exactly what the interviewer wanted to hear. Including the fact that I can walk and chew gum at the same time. Less

El Dorado County

Do you know h0w to use Google Calendar? ( so they can micro manage.)

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Deer Oaks Mental Health Assoc

They asked me about my experience and education.

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I answered with the facts mentioned in my resume.

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