Psychiatric Tech-Night

Adventist Health System Orlando , FL 32801

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Description

YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A RESUME WITH YOUR APPLICATION!

Psychiatric Technician Night

  • AdventHealth

  • Orlando

Location Address: 601 EAST ROLLINS STREET, ORLANDO, FL, 32803

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth

  • Orlando
  • 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 Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth's core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization'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.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Required:

  • 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.

  • Two years of college with a major in psychology, nursing or related fields.

  • One year's experience in a healthcare setting.

Preferred:

  • Two years of college with a major in psychology, nursing or related fields.

  • One year's experience in a healthcare setting.

Job Summary:

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.

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

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