Patient Remote Observer needed for Cardiac Surveillance
Cardiac Surveillance provides remote telemetry monitoring for patients across UNC Medical Center and UNC Hillsborough. Areas monitored include inpatient units and observation patients.
The Patient Remote Observer is responsible for maintaining visual observation at all times, and verbally redirects patient over digital 2-way audio device that is in patient room. This position provides continuous monitoring of up to 15 patients on one screen at one time and remains alert at all times while on duty.
Demonstrates understanding and proficiency of the use of the AvaSys Tele-Sitter Solution Software. Strong communication skills are required to effectively communicate with patients using a microphone and headset, and 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.
Must have basic computer operation skills and basic Microsoft windows experience. Must be efficient with multitasking, and have the ability to prioritize simultaneous situations.
This position is considered an at-will position requiring a minimum of 24 hours per month; rotating shifts (7a-7p, 7p-7a) with weekend rotation. There are no benefits associated with this position. Must be able to commit to Hospital Nursing Orientation which is for a full week Monday-Friday, 7:30am-5:00pm.
Requires high school diploma or equivalent. Nursing Assistant I must be listed with the NC Division of Health Service Regulation.
Current certification in Healthcare Provider BLS/CPR required. One (1) year of experience as a nursing assistant is required.
UNC Health Care Systems