Providence Health & Services Telemetry Sitter in Burbank, California
Providence is calling a Telemetry Sitter (Per Diem, Variable shift) for the Float Pool Department at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.
In this position you will:
Provide continuous observation and surveillance of assigned patients.
Be the first line of action by verbally redirecting the patient from engaging in at risk behaviors.
Summon the nursing staff if the patient requires assistance by communication device or STAT Alert Alarm ( if appropriate ).
Be knowledgeable and supportive of patient and institutional confidentiality and related hospital policies.
Required qualifications for this position include:
A current Basic Life Support ( BLS ) Card from the American Heart Association for Health Care Providers or American Red Cross CPR / AED for the Professional Rescuer.
Required training/courses as a nurses aide or Certified Nursing Assistant.
Completion of telesitter training and demonstration of competencies (to be completed within 30 days of hire)
Fluent ability to understand and communicate using basic medical terminology.
Ability to communicate effectively with patients using a microphone and headset.
Ability to communicate with hospital staff and respond quickly to patient behavioral changes.
Capable of continuous monitoring of up to 10 Tele / Sitter patients on one screen at one time and remaining alert at all times while on duty.
Basic Microsoft windows experience.
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years.
Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building.
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Patient Care Tech/Asst/Aide (non licensed)
Req ID: 188766