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Patient Observer - Float - F/T Nights

Company: Hackensack Meridian Health
Location: Manahawkin
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Overview
Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives - and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It's also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.

Responsibilities
A day in the life of a Patient Observer at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

Responsible for the safety of the Patients under the direction of the Registered NurseMust be able to work in situations with isolation precautionsProvide a safe environment for patients who are on One to One Supervision for Suicide Precautions, Behavioral Restraints, Line of Sight or Patient SafetyProvide frequent checks on patients that have a Patient Watch OrderProvide direction to patient to ensure that they do not fall or wander offRecord and Document patient behaviorMust be able to travel with patient when needed
Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) is required prior to performing patient observation. Training will be provided as part of new hire orientation.Previous work experience in a hospital setting preferredExperience as a Patient Care Technician, Nursing Assistant, or Medical Assistant preferredExperience as an EMT or Nurse's Aide Training preferred orCurrent Nursing or Psychology student preferredThe ability to stay mobile according to the patients' movement including the ability to stand for periods of time is requiredMust be able to work in situations with isolation precautionsThe ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing patient needs, a strong sense of accountability for improving the lives of our patients and their caregivers, an exceptional focus on teamwork, dedication to ongoing education and the ability and passion to deliver the highest quality of care and service based on a strong sense of patient focus are all requiredIf you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

    Our Network
    Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) is a Mandatory Influenza Vaccination Facility
    As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.

Keywords: Hackensack Meridian Health, Toms River , Patient Observer - Float - F/T Nights, Other , Manahawkin, New Jersey

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