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PATIENT REMOTE OBSERVER - REX PATIENT MONITORING

Job ID: OTH01PYP
Location: Raleigh, NC
Facility/Division: REX HEALTHCARE
Status: Full-time
Shift: Night Job

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Job Description

Description

This position is responsible for maintaining visual observation at all times. Verbally redirects patient over digital 2-way audio device that is in patient room.


Schedule: Full time, 36 hours per week

Shift: Nights. 7p-7a

 

Description of Job Responsibilities:
1. Demonstrates understanding and proficiency of the use of the AvaSys Tele-Sitter Solution software.

2. Maintains visual observation at all times. Verbally redirects patient over digital 2-way audio device that is in patient room. Immediately summons the nursing staff if the patient requires assistance.

3. Demonstrates 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

4. Participates in hand-off of pertinent information/behavior about assigned patients when arriving on unit and upon completion of shift assignment. Arranges meal break times with nurse and informs nurse prior to leaving monitoring station for any reason so that relief may be provided to ensure constant patient observation.

5. Seeks help or advice as soon as possible when patient appears to pose a threat to themselves or others. Participates in a collaborative identification and reporting of patient safety issues. Assures patient environment safety. Seeks assistance with removal of any potential safety hazard from room and reports findings to Charge Nurse.

6. Communicates pertinent patient information to appropriate person(s). Accurately relays information regarding patient needs to RN or US in a timely manner. Follows up with nurse throughout the shift regarding the status of all delegated tasks. Documents appropriately in RCare. All documentation is complete and accurate. Reports off to the RN and the oncoming NA prior to the end of shift.

7. Maintains an environment of safety for patients, self and others and supports patient safety initiatives as demonstrated by following positive patient identification procedures, performing hand hygiene per policy.

8. Provides patient with explanations as necessary, but does not counsel or provide opinions. Demonstrates behaviors in line with Service Excellence.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED. One (1) year of experience as a nursing assistant is preferred.

Nursing Assistant I certification in North Carolina is preferred. Must be BCLS certified.

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
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