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Patient Safety Monitor - Pediatrics

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Req #: 15289
Entity: Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Pediatrics
Shift: Variable Schedule Days
Union Position: No
FTE: 0.900000
Schedule: Full Time
Salary: $15.00 - $18.74 depending on qualifications

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Patient Safety Monitor - Pediatrics

Additional Position Details: FTE: 0.9 (72 hours per pay period) | Full Time | Variable Scheduled Days

As a Patient Safety Monitor at Asante, you will have the opportunity to earn extra money per hour (shift differentials) for swing, night, and weekend hours:

  • $1.16 extra for working between 3:00pm - 11:00pm
  • $2.00 extra for working between 11:01pm and 7:00am
  • $0.99 extra for working weekend hours


Position Summary

The Patient Safety Monitor primarily assists with providing a safe environment to a specific patient through visual observation. The need for a Patient Safety Monitor is initiated and ordered by the attending physician or per hospital policy and in this role, they will be responsible for providing customer service to the patient and as well as notifying the appropriate primary nurse and/or charge nurse of safety issues or concerns. There will be minimal charting in Epic (the electronic medical records system).

For this position, Pediatrics is the priority unit for the Patient Safety Monitor (PSM). May float to other departments as needed for coverage.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable with the pre-teen to teenage patient population and willing to interact well with the patient during their extended admissions. In this role, remaining unbiased and strictly maintaining patient confidentiality for this patient population is critical in this position.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supports the healthcare delivery team by monitoring patient activities as directed by primary nurse and ensuring patient safety at all times.
  • Communicates any necessary absences from the bedside to the licensed nurse or CNA so that coverage can be arranged.
  • Participates in education and performance Improvement activities to provide a quality service and keep current with industry changes.

Position Qualifications

Experience

  • Previous work or volunteer experience doing customer service type tasks, such as answering questions and communicating information is required.

Certifications/Courses

  • BLS : Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider certified by American Heart Association (AHA) is required upon start.
  • Asante Crisis Intervention course must be completed within 30 days of hire.
  • Asante Safe Patient Handling course must be completed within 30 days of hire.

Total Rewards Package

  • Earn a competitive and progressive salary.
  • Benefit from health plans that focus on health and wellness including medical, dental, vision and wellness beginning within 30 days of hire.
  • Plan for your future with a retirement package that includes up to 6% employer contribution.
  • Experience a healthy work-life balance with our generous earned time off (ETO).
  • Continue to enhance your education through our tuition reimbursement and tuition repayment plans.
  • For our Flexible Workforce positions (on-call/per diem) the Total Rewards Package includes earning an additional 15% on top of the base wage for the flexibility required. In addition, you are eligible to participate in the retirement plan and have a benefit option available through the Asante Flexible Workforce plan.

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At Asante we believe that we are defined by our values - the traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service - Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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