Dec 03, 2020

Therapeutic Safety Monitor Tech - Telemetry

  • Providence St. Joseph Health
  • Anchorage, AK, USA

Job Description

Description:

Providence is calling a Therapeutic Safety Monitor Tech (Telemetry, Days , 0.9 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, AK. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate understanding and proficiency of the use of the electronic Tele-Safety Aide 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.
  • 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.
  • Participate in hand-off of pertinent information/behavior about assigned patients when arriving on unit and upon completion of shift assignment. Arrange meal break times with nurse and inform nurse prior to leaving monitoring station for any reason so that relief may be provided to ensure constant patient observation.
  • Provide patient with explanations as necessary, but does not counsel or provide opinions. Demonstrate behaviors in line with Service Excellence.
  • Seek help or advice immediately when patient appears to pose a threat to themselves or others. Participate in a collaborative identification and reporting of patient safety issues. Assure patient environment safety. Seek assistance with removal of any potential safety hazard from room and report findings to Charge Nurse.
  • Demonstrate safe work practices and attitudes, follow safety rules, work to prevent unsafe conditions and behaviors, and participate in organizational and department safety programs.
  • Observe and record patient activities and interventions in the EMR. Facilitate accurate transfer of information between appropriate individuals and departments via telephone.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school graduate or G.E.D. with general knowledge of the hospital setting.
  • Completion of Medical Terminology course or equivalent educ/experience
  • 6 months experience providing direct patient care in a clinical setting

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Verification of completion of basic EKG cardiac rhythm recognition course within six (6) months of hire or verification of advanced cardiac rhythm recognition course

About Providence Alaska Medical Center:

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

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.

About Us

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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 272784