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Patient Observer - PD - All - Patient Care Resources @ M

Company: El Camino Hospital
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

El Camino Health is committed to hiring, retaining and growing the best and brightest professionals who will carry our mission and vision forward. We are proud of our reputation in the community: One built on compassion, innovation, collaboration and delivering high-quality care. Come join the team that makes this happen. FTE 0 Scheduled Bi-Weekly Hours 0 Work Shift All Shifts: 8 hours Job Description The Patient Observer is responsible for providing constant patient observation under the direction of a registered nurse (RN). Observation may include more than one patient. The Patient Observer must be able to clearly see all patients for whom he/she is responsible at all times or conduct safety checks on patients under the direction of the RN when assigned to the Behavioral Health unit. The Patient Observer must uphold established ECH customer service standards at all times. QUALIFICATIONS High School diploma or equivalent Bachelor's degree in healthcare OR ADN nursing student with successful completion of medical/surgical practicum OR EMT certification, OR Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician (CCHT) Previous experience in a patient care setting preferred Knowledge of basic medical terminology Excellent verbal, interactive, and listening skills Strong customer service and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with other healthcare providers. License/Certification/Registration Requirements Current BLS certification * Placement in the Behavioral Health Unit or Emergency Department requires: a. Volunteer or educational experience working with patients with mental illness. b. Must attend non-violent crisis prevention training c. Able to walk up to 90% of shift The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions of this job are available. El Camino Health will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability if that will allow them to perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so creates an undue hardship for the hospital, or causes a direct threat to these individuals or others in the workplace which cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation. Sedentary Work - Duties performed mostly while sitting; walking and standing at times. Occasionally lift or carry up to 10 lbs. Uses hands and fingers. - (Physical Requirements-United States of America) An Equal Opportunity Employer: El Camino Health seeks and values a diverse workforce. The organization is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of qualifications and competencies. El Camino Health prohibits discrimination in employment based on race, ancestry, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, marital status, age, medical condition or any other status protected by law. In addition to state and federal law, El Camino Health also follows all applicable fair and equitable employment policies from the County of Santa Clara.

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