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Behavioral Health Tech PRN

Company: AdventHealth Central Florida
Location: Sanford
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionOur Mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ. Wearemorethanhealthcare.Weareafamilyofcaregiverswhoseewhatwedoasacallingandtreateveryperson,everytimeasiftheywerealovedone.Wedon'tjusthealwhathurts.Weeasemindsandencouragespiritsbyprovidingamorepersonallevelofcarethaneverbefore-physically,emotionally,andspiritually.OurmissionistoExtendtheHealingMinistryofChristwhichstartswithcaringforotherswithuncommoncompassionandgoingaboveandbeyondtomakethoseweserve,feelloved. Wellnessisatthecoreofwhatwedo,focusingonlivingabetterlifetodayandalways.WewanteveryonetoFeelWholeandweseeourworkasacalling.Thisishowwemakeadifference.Withourwhole-personcare,expertiseandworld-classresourceswestrivetoprovideanexceptionalexperienceforall.Withhospitalsandfacilitiesinover9states,ourconsistentapproachtohealthcareallowsustoliveourmissionandensurethatourcommunitiesarelivingfuller,healthierlives. GENERAL SUMMARY: Provides direct behavioral health patient care. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: --- 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--- Implements activities in a consistent manner--- Adheres to activity calendar and/or program schedule. Demonstrates skills in self-esteem, interpersonal skills, and behavior management--- Performs other duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE STRONGLY PREFERRED: --- 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 KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED: N/A EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: High School Grad or Equiv 0 years experience EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED: --- Associate's degree or Technical degree in a related field, or specific certification related to position--- One year of healthcare setting LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED: --- Basic Life Support - CPR Cert LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED: --- Aggression Management certification required during orientation SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES QualificationsOur Mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ. Wearemorethanhealthcare.Weareafamilyofcaregiverswhoseewhatwedoasacallingandtreateveryperson,everytimeasiftheywerealovedone.Wedon'tjusthealwhathurts.Weeasemindsandencouragespiritsbyprovidingamorepersonallevelofcarethaneverbefore-physically,emotionally,andspiritually.OurmissionistoExtendtheHealingMinistryofChristwhichstartswithcaringforotherswithuncommoncompassionandgoingaboveandbeyondtomakethoseweserve,feelloved. Wellnessisatthecoreofwhatwedo,focusingonlivingabetterlifetodayandalways.WewanteveryonetoFeelWholeandweseeourworkasacalling.Thisishowwemakeadifference.Withourwhole-personcare,expertiseandworld-classresourceswestrivetoprovideanexceptionalexperienceforall.Withhospitalsandfacilitiesinover9states,ourconsistentapproachtohealthcareallowsustoliveourmissionandensurethatourcommunitiesarelivingfuller,healthierlives. GENERAL SUMMARY: Provides direct behavioral health patient care. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: --- 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--- Implements activities in a consistent manner--- Adheres to activity calendar and/or program schedule. Demonstrates skills in self-esteem, interpersonal skills, and behavior management--- Performs other duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE STRONGLY PREFERRED: --- 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 KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED: N/A EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: High School Grad or Equiv 0 years experience EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED: --- Associate's degree or Technical degree in a related field, or specific certification related to position--- One year of healthcare setting LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED: --- Basic Life Support - CPR Cert LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED: --- Aggression Management certification required during orientation SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Keywords: AdventHealth Central Florida, Sanford , Behavioral Health Tech PRN, Other , Sanford, Florida

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