Providence Health & Services Telemetry Sitter - Float Pool ( Full Time - Night ) in Burbank, California
Providence is calling aTelemetry Sitter (Full Time, Night shift) for the Float PoolDepartment at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.
In this position youwill:
Provide continuous observation and surveillance ofassigned patients.
Be the first line of action by verbally redirecting thepatient from engaging in at risk behaviors.
Summon the nursing staff if the patient requires assistanceby communication device or STAT Alert Alarm ( if appropriate ).
Be knowledgeable and supportive of patient andinstitutional confidentiality and related hospital policies.
Required qualificationsfor this position include:
A current Basic Life Support ( BLS ) Card from theAmerican Heart Association for Health Care Providers or American Red CrossCPR / AED for the Professional Rescuer.
Requiredtraining/courses as a nurses aide or Certified Nursing Assistant.
Completion of telesitter training and demonstration ofcompetencies (to be completed within 30 days of hire)
Fluent ability to understand and communicate usingbasic medical terminology.
Ability to communicate effectively with patients usinga microphone and headset.
Ability to communicate with hospital staff and respondquickly to patient behavioral changes.
Capable of continuous monitoring of up to 10 Tele /Sitter patients on one screen at one time and remaining alert at all timeswhile on duty.
Basic Microsoft windows experience.
About the hospital youwill serve.
Providence Saint Joseph
Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its
state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided
the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San
Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years.
Many of our specialized
services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los
Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack
victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal
of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold
Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's
Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer
Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment
facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in
radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent
clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in
the same building.
Providence Saint Joseph
Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its
excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's
Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in
Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and
Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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.
Job Category: Patient Care Tech/Asst/Aide (non licensed)
Req ID: 148691