Summary: Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, monitors video monitors for a patient care area, utilizing unit specific policies and procedures, for the prevention of patient falls and maintenance of patient safety.
FTE Status: Part Time
FTE: 0.525000 (FTE x 80 = hours per pay period)
Responsibilities: Adds and deletes identified high-risk fall patients on monitors. Monitors video monitors to prevent patient falls and to maintain patient safety.
Calls fall alerts, utilizing nurse call system to promote patient and staff safety.
Maintains equipment and troubleshoots issues. Reports equipment malfunctions to appropriate staff. Communicates with charge nurse regarding issues of patient safety.
Orients new staff to monitors as required.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Other information: Minimum Required Education: High school diploma or GED. Required Licensure/Certification: None Required. Minimum Experience: None Required.
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