Providence Tele Sitter Monitor in Mission Hills, California
Providence is calling a Tele Sitter Monitor (Part time/Night shift) at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, CA.
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We are seeking a Tele Sitter Monitor who will provide basic nursing care to patients, under direct supervision of RN; assists RN in observation and care of patients in assigned area(s). Demonstrate proficiency in delivering care to assigned age-specific patient population and responds appropriately to patients and families of with knowledge age-specific needs base on scope of service of unit/department where assigned. Competent in Tele-sitter observation and surveillance of assigned patients, with a first line of action to, verbally redirect the patient from engaging in at risk behaviors. Collaborate with the nursing staff if the patient requires assistance and is knowledgeable and supportive of patient and institutional confidentiality and related hospital polices.
In this position you will:
Adhere to and maintains established department, unit, and hospital policies, procedures, and objectives as well as improving organization performance program, patient/customer safety, environmental, and infection control policies
Maintain a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients and families in accordance with hospital standards
Provide appropriate, direct patient care in assigned area(s) including hygiene, positioning, nourishment and transportation assistance
Perform basic nursing procedures application of: heat and cold treatments, simple dressings, elastic stockings, restraints and ointments and spray as directed by RN; administration of enemas, perineal care, post mortem care; collection of specimens. Obtain and document patient intake and output, vital signs including temperature
Respirations, pulse and blood pressure and weight
Prioritize work and provides prompt and efficient service
Maintain patient records and charts to ensure an accurate record of the patient's care and treatment
Maintain a safe working environment
Maintain confidentiality of all patient and unit care data
Participate in educational programs, in-services and meetings as required
Demonstrate understanding and proficiency of the use of the Video monitoring (VM) software
Maintain visual observation at all times
Verbally redirect patient over digital 2-way audio device that is in patient room
Immediately summon the nursing staff if the patient requires assistance
Participate in hand-off of pertinent information/behavior about assigned patients when arriving on unit and upon completion of shift assignment
Demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide the appropriate care to this patient population based on the patients individualized treatment plan as delegated by the RN
Seek help or advice as soon as possible when patient appears to pose a threat to themselves or others. Assure patient environment safety and seeks assist and with removal of any potential safety hazard from room
Completed coursework/training in MOAB I/II within 30 to 150 days of hire for employees in Emergency Department
Satisfactory completion of training for Nursing Assistants
Completion of tele-sitter training and demonstration of competencies
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers sponsored by the American Heart Association
If employee/applicant has certification by the American Red Cross-CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, this will be accepted until card expiration date
Current LA City Fire Card – must be secured within 30 days of hire
Basic Microsoft windows experience
Ability to perform all physical requirements pertaining to delegated tasks.
Accurately and efficiently complete assigned tasks
Ability to organize and prioritize work to complete assignments in a timely manner
Fluent ability to understand and communicate using basic medical terminology
Ability to establish and maintain a courteous and cooperative (service-oriented) working relationship with patients, families and co-workers
Capable of continuous monitoring of up to 12 tele-sitter patients on one screen at one time and remaining alert at all times while on duty
Ability to communicate effectively with patients using a microphone and headset
Ability to communicate with hospital staff and respond quickly to patient behavioral changes
Ability to use discretion and courtesy when working with patients, visitors, and staff
Basic computer operation skills
Efficiency in multitasking
Ability to prioritize simultaneous situations
- Six (6) months experience in acute-care as certified nursing assistant
About the ministry you will serve.
Nationally recognized for clinical excellence and trauma care, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is a 377-bed, level II trauma center in Mission Hills, California. We are the only Magnet®Designated Hospital in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Holy Cross also has been recognized this year by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the best places to work in Los Angeles. As our reputation for excellence grows, so does our facility. We have recently expanded our medical center with the addition of a new 138-bed patient care wing. This expansion has made Providence Holy Cross Medical Center one of the largest hospitals serving the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys.
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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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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.
Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant
Location: California-Mission Hills
Req ID: 268067