Monitor Tech - Massena Hospital, Massena, NY - Massena
Posted on: November 19, 2021
b'SUMMARY\nProvides continuous observation and surveillance, via
continuous video monitoring, of assigned patients. First line of
action is o verbally redirect the patient from engaging in at risk
behavior. Summons the nursing staff if the patient requires
assistance. It is critical that the Video Monitor Assistant (VMA)
provides timely and accurate communication via phone as well as
accurate documentation. Knowledgeable and supportive of patient and
institutional confidentiality and related hospital
policies.\nSTATUS: Per Diem\nLOCATION: Massena
Hospital\nDEPARTMENT: MSU\nSCHEDULE: Various, As
scheduled\nATTRIBUTES\n 1 year or less of related experience\n
Required: High school or equivalent\nRESPONSIBILITIES\n
Demonstrates understanding and proficiency of the use of the video
monitoring software. \xc2\xa0\n Demonstrates the knowledge and
skill necessary to provide the appropriate care to this patient
population based on the patient\xe2\x80\x99s individualized plan as
delegated by the RN.\n Maintains visual observation at all times.
Dedicated attention to observing patients with no outside
distractions\xc2\xa0\xc2\xa0 (such as personal phone, etc.)\n
Verbally redirects patient over the digital 2-way audio device that
is in the patient\xe2\x80\x99s room.\n Immediately summons the
nursing staff if the patient requires assistance.\n Participates in
hand-off of pertinent information/behavior about assigned patients
when arriving on unit and upon completion of shift assignment.
Never leaves monitor station unattended if patients are being
monitored.\n Provides patients with explanations as
appropriate.\xc2\xa0\xc2\xa0 \xc2\xa0\n Maintain documentation.
\xc2\xa0\n Seeks help or advice as soon as possible when patient
appears to pose a threat to themselves or others.\n Participates in
collaborative identification of and reporting of safety issues.\n
Assures the patient\xe2\x80\x99s environment is safe. Seeks
assistance with removal of any potential safety hazard from room
and reports findings to Charge nurse or Primary nurse.\n
\xc2\xa0Functions in role of CNA when there are no patients to be
monitored via continuous video monitoring.'
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