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Pierce WDA: Pierce County
Qualification: Not in demand SOC code: 292053 Psychiatric Technicians

Care for individuals with mental or emotional conditions or disabilities, following the instructions of physicians or other health practitioners. Monitor patients' physical and emotional wellbeing and report to medical staff. May participate in rehabilitation and treatment programs, help with personal hygiene, and administer oral or injectable medications.

According to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the typical level of education that most workers need to enter this occupation is: Postsecondary non-degree award. Additional training, experience, licenses or credentials may be required. Learn more at BLS.
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Not in demand Seattle King WDA: King County
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