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AdventHealth Behavioral Health Tech PRN Nights Med/Surg Oncology in Tavares, Florida


Behavioral Health Tech PRN Nights Med/Surg Oncology

AdventHealth Waterman

Location: 1000 Waterman Way, Tavares, FL 32778

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Waterman:

  • Join an organization whose mission is "To Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ"

  • Opportunities for career growth within an organization recognized locally and nationally as a healthcare leader

  • No state income tax

  • Onsite Child Care Center

  • Onsite Employee Fitness Center

Work hours/shift

Per Diem/Nights

You will be responsible for:

  • Performs checks on assigned patients focusing on behavior and appearance.

  • Reports patient status, abnormal problems, and behavioral changes to nursing staff and under their direction, per policies and procedures, assists in preforming 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.

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

  • Participates in practice changes as a result of performance improvement activities. Demonstrates accurate documentation and monitoring of activities as needed. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department.

  • Exhibits desire to learn and upgrade skills. Interacts effectively with other team members.

  • Assists with food distribution to patients.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department or unit


What you will need:

  • Knowledge of electronic medical records.

  • Previous healthcare experience.

  • Basic Life Support

  • CNA license preferred but not required.

  • Strong customer service skills.

Job Summary:

The Behavioral Health Technician works under the supervision of the nursing staff performing specific duties with 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.

Category: Behavioral

Organization: AdventHealth Waterman

Schedule: Per Diem

Shift: 3 - Night

Travel: AdventHealth Waterman

Req ID: 20027974

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.