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Patient Monitor Tech

Company: Sentara
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

City/StateVirginia Beach, VAOverviewWork ShiftSecond (Evenings) (United States of America)Job SummaryThe Remote Patient Monitoring Technician will primarily function as remote monitoring for patients requiring continuous observation. The Technician's responsibility is to observe and report high risk behaviors that may interrupt medically necessary therapies as well as patient safety and/or perceived changes in the patient's condition to appropriate health care team members. Responsible for documenting the observed behaviors and need for redirection. The Technician will function under the direction of the Program Manager and/or Team Coordinator. Focused on promoting positive patient experience by partnering with the patient's family, and other care providers to provide an excellent patient experience. Will perform under stressful conditions with compassion, respect to ensure patient privacy and dignity as appropriate.

Competencies/Job Duties:

Demonstrates understanding and proficiency with the Remote Patient Monitoring Software System

Maintains visual observation of assigned patients at all times. Immediately summons the nursing staff if patient requires assistance.

Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to provide appropriate observation of the patient population assigned.

Participates in report with on-coming and departing staff members. Reviews pertinent information and behaviors.

Provides patients with explanations as necessary but does not counsel or provide opinions or judgment.

Provides on site staff with information in a timely fashion when patient appears to pose a threat to themselves or others. Participates in a collaborative identification and reporting of patient safety issues. Assures patient environment is safe. Seeks assistance with removal of any potential safety hazards from room and reports findings to the appropriate staff members.

Maintains patient dignity and privacy

Demonstrates safe workplace practices and attitudes, follows safety rules, works to prevent unsafe conditions and behavior, and participates in organizational and department safety programs.

Works collaboratively and professionally with all other healthcare staff and providers, patient, patient's family members to ensure an excellent patient experience.

Responsible to document in patient EMR at a regular cadence per department policies/procedures.

1 year experience healthcare environment preferred.

Ability to hear, verbally redirect and see alarms and digital read outs. Strong customer service skills.

Ability to function in stressful and emergency situations.Qualifications:HS - High School Grad or Equivalent (Required)Healthcare, Patient MonitoringSkillsSentara Healthcare prides itself on the diversity and inclusiveness of its close to an almost 30,000-member workforce. Diversity, inclusion, and belonging is a guiding principle of the organization to ensure its workforce reflects the communities it serves.Per Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), some clinical environments require proof of education; these regulations are posted at for further information. In an effort to expedite this verification requirement, we encourage you to upload your diploma or transcript at time of application.In support of our mission "to improve health every day," this is a tobacco-free environment.

Keywords: Sentara, Virginia Beach , Patient Monitor Tech, Other , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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