Location , TN (CHS Corporate)
Department NURSING SERVICES
Community Health Systems is one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers. Developing and operating healthcare delivery systems in 44 distinct markets across 15 states, CHS is committed to helping people get well and live healthier. CHS operates 78 acute-care hospitals and more than 1,000 other sites of care, including physician practices, urgent care centers, freestanding emergency departments, occupational medicine clinics, imaging centers, cancer centers and ambulatory surgery centers.
JOB SUMMARY / PURPOSE
The patient monitoring technician provides TeleSitter monitoring support by recognizing, interpreting, and responding to observation and surveillance of assigned TeleSitter patients for medical and nursing staff. When continuously observing TeleSitter patients, the patient safety monitor technician will play a vital role in nurse notification and patient redirection to ensure the safety of the patients. The patient safety monitor technician is a vital part of patient care by ensuring all patients receive high quality, safe care. The technician will work collaboratively with the nursing personnel at all the hospital sites in a timely manner.
* Position will be based out of Clarksville, TN
ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
The job summary and responsibilities listed above are designed to indicate the general nature of the work performed within this job. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all job responsibilities required of employees assigned to this job. Employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
? High school diploma or GED
? BLS certification – Must be obtained within 90 days of employment
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Training
? Attention to detail and concentration
? Ability to work in fast-paced, ever-changing environment
? Ability to prioritize simultaneous situations
? Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
? Strong written and verbal communication skills
? Promotes a supportive teamwork - oriented environment
SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL COGNITIVE FUNCTIONS
Ability to comprehend and follow instructions; maintain attention and concentration for necessary periods; synthesize, coordinate, and analyze data, perform simple and repetitive tasks; maintain a work pace appropriate to given workload; perform complex and varied tasks; relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions; get along with co-workers and peers; understand the meaning of words and how to use them appropriately and effectively; understand and remember detailed instructions; make independent decisions or exercise judgment based on appropriate information; accept and carry out responsibility for direction, control and planning.
In order to successfully perform this job, with or without a reasonable accommodation, the following are outlined below: