Psychiatric Technician -AdventHealth Medical Group-
Location Address: 1573 West Fairbanks Ave, Ste 100, Winter Park, FL 32789
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Medical Group
Faith based & mission driven organization
Immediate Healthcare Benefits
Central Florida’s premier multi-specialty medical group
Comprehensive Employee Benefits such as Educational Reimbursement
CREATION Health employee wellness and lifestyle programs
Positive working climate to support a work life balance
Work Hours/Shift: Monday-Friday
You Will Be Responsible For:
Takes and records measures of patient’s general physical and mental condition, such as pulse, blood pressure, temperature, height, weight, and screening intake assessment forms.
Observes patients to detect behavior patterns and reports observations to clinical staff
Records patient medication list and obtains pre-authorizations
Coordinates patient’s referral and orders to ensure patient quality of care.
Coordinates and schedules patient’s appointments
Responds to patient’s clinical inquiries under the direction of the provider.
Responsible for the intake, released and coordination of patient medical records to improve team care coordination. This includes but is not limited to historical medical records, disability forms, FMLA forms and letters.
Intervenes as necessary to restrain violent or potentially violent or suicidal patients by verbal and/or physical means as required
Responsible for daily logging of clinical folders tracking
What You Will Need:
High School graduate or equivalent
Basic Life Support Health Care Provider
American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) Certification, preferred
American Medical Technologist (AMT) Certification, preferred
American Association of Psychiatric Technicians (AAPT), preferred
One year of experience working with a psychiatric population, preferred
The Psychiatric Technician, reporting to the Practice Manager, provides hands-on care to patients with varying degrees of mental illnesses, following physician instructions and hospital or practice procedures. Monitors and reports the patient’s physical and emotional well-being while helping patients improve their overall functioning. Will be responsible for patient care coordination of both clinical and administrative aspect of patient care. This includes but is not limited to records of vital signs, scheduling appointments and coordination of referrals, medication authorizations and medical records.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.