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Psychiatric Technician - AdventHealth - Orlando
Location Address: 601 E Rollings
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Work Hours/Shift: Full Time Days 7a - 7p
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealthâ™s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organizationâ™s Performance Excellence Program booklet.
Performs 15-minute checks on assigned patients focusing on behavior and appearance.
Reports patient status, abnormal problems, and behavioral changes to RN and under the direction of an RN performs defined basic nursing procedures per hospital P&P and behavioral health Standards of Care.
Performs properly and legibly documents and reports all procedures in accordance with department policy.
Assists in identifying needs and developing/modifying plan of care.
Recognizes potential escalation of behavior and has ability to use appropriate verbal and physical interventions.
What You Will Need:
Adequate knowledge of activities of daily living and vital signs.
Customer service skills.
Organizational ability, sound judgment and initiative.
Knowledge of psychiatric terminology and various treatment approaches.
One yearâ™s experience in a healthcare setting.
Two years of college with a major in psychology, nursing or related fields.
The Psych Tech works under the supervision of the professional nursing staff in performing specific duties and ADL in caring for age specific groups of psychiatric patients identified in the position responsibilities. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.