Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, the Patient Monitor II may give patient care in the Enloe Medical Center Nursing Units and Emergency Department. He/she provides psychological supportive services, performs safety checks and assists the patients with activities of daily living. Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Patient Monitor II provides a safety function for the nurse by providing therapeutic care to the confused, combative or mentally ill patient. The Patient Monitor II collaborates with other members of the patient care team to provide care in accordance with the plan of care. The Patient Monitor II supports and contributes to the service excellence mission of Enloe Medical Center. The Patient Monitor II may need to administer CPR to patients in an emergency situation.
EDUCATION / TRAINING / EXPERIENCE:
Previous hospital experience
LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS:
Current CPR certification
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES:
Must demonstrate communication skills and sensitivity for the hospitalized patient and family including those with psychological needs. Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality at all times. Must be able to fulfill the essential functions of the position.
This position is responsible for age-related physiological, emotional and cognitive needs of the following age groups of patients: Pediatrics, adult and geriatric.