Job Information

AdventHealth Behavioral Health Tech (Psych) in Orlando, Florida

Description

Behavioral Health Tech Orlando Full Time Nights

Location Address:

601 E Rollins St, Orlando, FL 32803 Orlando

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Orlando Behavior Health Department

  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando

  • serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America

  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country

  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time/ Days & Nights - 3 Days -12hours shifts - 7 - 7

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Assists patients with activities of daily living (ADL)

  • Provides or assists with providing direct patient care, diagnostic procedures, and therapeutic interventions

  • Observes and records patient behaviors and activities

  • Reports changes in patient conditions to appropriate personnel and recommends treatment plan modifications

  • Establishes therapeutic relationships with assigned patients

  • Works directly with patients, family members, physicians, and community providers to ensure collaborative and continuous care

  • May be required to manage daily group activities

  • Assists patients to perform routine activities of daily living

  • Recognizes potential escalation of behavior and has ability to use appropriate verbal and physical interventions

  • Recognizes potential safety hazards, intervenes for the safety of patients, visitors and staff and notifies appropriate department or person for correction of the problem

  • Assists in restraint situations: utilizing de-escalation skills to prevent restraints, applying restraints when needed with RN direction, maintaining patient safety, appropriate documentation of patient behaviors and interventions

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from American Heart Association

  • Aggression Management certification required during orientation

  • High school degree or equivalent

  • Ability to communicate appropriately professionally and effectively with patients and their family, hospital staff, nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals

  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the health care industry

  • Up-to-date knowledge of regulatory requirements and local, state, and national laws

  • Ability to understand and process instructions from physicians and other personnel

  • Proficiency in computer systems to enter and track patient records

  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English

Preferred:

  • Associate's degree or Technical degree in a related field, or specific certification related to position

  • One year of healthcare setting

Job Summary:

Provides direct behavioral health patient care.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Behavioral

Organization: AdventHealth Central Florida

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Orlando South

Req ID: 22009011

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.