Patient Safety Monitor - Occasional Part Time - Integris Float Pool - Metro OKC

Integris Health Oklahoma City , OK 73113

Posted 2 months ago

Work part time in the INTEGRIS Float Pool in the Oklahoma Metro Area! Patient Safety Monitors perform direct observation of patients for their safety. This is a part time position with various hours available.

Patient Safety Monitor

Job Code: 2333

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of a registered nurse, performs direct observation of a patient(s) who have been deemed to be a potential danger to themselves. Will be required to float to all units. This position requires age related competency. Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as appropriate based on the level of patient contact this position requires.

INTEGRIS Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides direct observation of patients who are considered to have been or to be a danger to themselves recognize dangerous situations.

  • Assists with patient safety issues such as adherence to patient fall protocol, use of restraints, and behavior that is dangerous to the patient's condition.

  • Notifies the nurse and/or staff when these behaviors or verbal expressions of such behaviors by the patient occur.

  • Interacts appropriately with the patient and/or family.

For Emergency Departments 2003475 & 2003485 only:

  • Administers a variety of patient care and special procedures utilizing unique skills/training to this unit.

  • Operates a variety of specialized equipment requiring special knowledge, skills, and training unique to this unit

Accountability:

Reports to the staffing office director and is responsible to the charge nurse/department director of the floor where they are assigned.

Required Physical Demands (Subject to Reasonable Accommodation):

Standing/Walking: Occasionally; activity exists up to 1/3 of the time

Strength (Lift/Carry/Push/Pull): Light (Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, or up to 10 pounds of force frequently)

Talking (Must be able to effectively communicate verbally): Yes

Seeing: Yes

Hearing: Yes

Color Acuity (Must be able to distinguish and identify colors): No

Will have extended time sitting in a chair while performing job duties.

This position may have additional or varied physical demand and/or respiratory fit test requirements. Please consult the Physical Demands Project SharePoint site or contact Risk Management/Employee Health for additional information.

Environmental Conditions:

May be exposed to noise, disagreeable odors, and potential for exposure to infections and communicable diseases, blood and body fluids, electrical equipment, and chemicals. Contact with adolescents and adults who may exhibit physical or behavioral outbursts related to a mental health condition. Will be required to float to all units. Must follow standard precautions.

All applicants will receive consideration regardless of membership in any protected status as defined by applicable state or federal law, including protected veteran or disability status.

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English and to see and hear.

  • Required to take call a minimum of one shift (12 hours) per week.

  • Successful completion of sitter orientation required within 90 days of hire.

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