Psychiatric Technician

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Centurion Health
April 5, 2022
Smyrna, Delaware
Job Type


Psychiatric Technician

  • Smyrna, Delaware
  • Mental Health Support
  • 28118

Job Description

OverviewCenturion is proud to be the provider of medical and behavioral health services to the Delaware Department of Correction.


We are currently seeking a full-time Psychiatric Technician to join our team at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center located in Smyrna, Delaware.


The Psychiatric Technician will assist mental health and security staff in monitoring patients in a correctional setting who have been placed on precautionary watch for risk of either self harm or harm to others. The Psych Tech is also responsible for consistently documenting that the observations have occurred at the designated times and have been properly recorded. Responsibilities may also include providing daily living care for the patients and leading activities for them under the supervision of licensed mental health professionals.


  • Prior experience in a correctional environment preferred
  • Must be able to pass a background investigation and obtain agency security clearance where applicable
  • Must show current tuberculosis documentation and active CPR certification
  • Personal computer skills including software such as Microsoft Office preferred

Available Shift

Sunday-Thursday  Evening Shift: 3:30p-11:30pm


We offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits for our full-time team members including:

  • Health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Generous paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Continuing Education benefits
  • Much more...

About Us

Centurion Health contracts with state and local governments nationwide to provide comprehensive healthcare services to correctional facilities, state hospitals, and other community settings. Our dedication to making a difference and our passionate team of the best and the brightest healthcare employees has made us one of the leaders of the correctional health industry. Whether you are driven by purpose and impact or on a journey of professional growth, our opportunities can offer both.




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MHM Services, Inc. d/b/a Centurion Group, Inc. (“Centurion”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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