Therapeutic Safety Monitor Tech

Providence Health & Services Anchorage , AK 99501

Posted 1 week ago

Providence is calling a Therapeutic Safety Monitor Tech (Telemetry Dept, Variable Shift, 0.9) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.

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 informs 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.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school graduate or G.E.D.

  • Completion of Medical Terminology course within 90 days of hire

  • 6 months experience providing direct patient care in a clinical setting

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Verification of completion of basic EKG cardiac rhythm recognition course within 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!

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