Patient Observation Assistant - Resource Pool (FT)
July 11, 2018
The Resource Pool offers endless opportunities to expand your experience. Resource Pool staff work in multiple areas of the hospital including Mother Baby, Pediatrics, Emergency Department, Psych, Intensive Care Units, Medical Surgical and Progressive Care Units. The Resource Pool consists of Registered Nurses, Clinical Associates Applicants, Nursing Assistants and Patient Observation Assistants staff covering 24x7. Patient Observation Assistant duties include, but are not limited to taking the patient's blood pressure, check oxygen and temperature, assisting the patients with bathing, meals, toileting, ambulation, and taking care of their basic needs. The Patient Observation Assistant role will include one-on-one care of patients on suicide or safety precautions.
Successful candidate MUST BE able to attend required orientation classes during day time hours for the first 3 weeks. These classes are mandatory!
The Patient Observation Assistant provides observation of assigned patients and performs basic clinical services relating to the care, cleanliness, safety and comfort for patients of all ages. Interact with patients, physicians, families, visitors, management, ancillary departments and the general public. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development through the life span, possess the ability to recognize and report data reflective of the patients' status and identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age and specific needs. Maintain patient confidentiality. May be exposed to infectious diseases, bio-hazardous materials, including regulated medical wastes, and combative patients. Physical requirements include prolonged periods of inactivity, bending, pushing, pulling, reaching, walking, etc
Empower physicians, clinicians, and other professionals to remain as productive, effective, and efficient as possible. Ensure a positive patient experience. Realize your most important career aspirations with Carilion Clinic. Offering career stability, extensive training, and real advancement opportunities, our community-based healthcare network includes seven hospitals, two of which are Magnet® designated; multi-specialty physician practices; and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions.
This is your opportunity to join a Joint Commission-accredited region leader that has been cited as a Top 10 Hospital in Virginia by U.S. News & World Report. Based in Roanoke, Virginia, we inspire optimal health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Join an organization that provides quality care to nearly 1 million Virginians a year, and learn how working with a regional leader can enhance your potential to succeed.
Education: High school graduate or GED, required.
Experience: None required.
Licensure/Certification: Must successfully complete AHA- BLS Course within 6 months of hire.
Other: Effective interpersonal, communication, and team work skills. Must successfully complete orientation and competency validation for position.
Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:
CommUNITY: Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.
Courage: Doing what’s right for our patients without question.
Commitment: Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.
Compassion: Putting heart into everything we do.
Curiosity:Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.
Requisition Number:22651 Employment Status: Full time Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital Shift: Night Shift Details: Primarily Night Shift and up to 6 weekend shifts in a 6 week block Recruiter: JAMIE S RATLIFF Recruiter Email: email@example.com
ABOUT CARILION: As a not-for-profit organization, we pride ourselves on investing in our employees and the communities we serve.
Our employees strive to provide quality care in serving over 1 million residents in Virginia while living and growing their careers in the country's most livable cities and towns.
Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic is a robust system of small and large award-winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.
Internal Number: 22651-en_US
About Carilion Clinic
Carilion Clinic is a not-for-profit healthcare organization based in Roanoke, Va. Through our comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services, we work together to provide quality care close to home for nearly 1 million Virginians. With an enduring commitment to the health of our region, we also seek to advance care through medical education and research, help our community stay healthy, and inspire our region to grow stronger.