Mercy Cedar Rapids
This position supports Mercys philosophy of patient centered care by providing competent and professional video camera monitoring under the supervision of a Shift Supervisor. The video camera monitor tech provides 24/7 continuous observation of the treatment milieu within the Behavioral Unit.
Job Specific Duties/Essential Functions
Demonstrates ability to observe, monitor and identify potential safety risks throughout the unit.
Promptly communicates significant events such as an accident, injury and/or behavioral problems to Shift Supervisor.
Works closely with the Shift Supervisor on each unit
Completion of Task Competency Checklist.
Demonstrates sole responsibility for continuous visualization of video camera monitor screen.
Promptly alerts appropriate staff to respond to a potential safety event.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Excellent, effective and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to function independently and as a collaborative member of the healthcare team
Efficient time management and organizational skills
Manages stress appropriately to include multitasking, concentration to detail and handling of sentinel events
Professional Experience Required vs. Preferred
Previous Patient Care Technician experience preferred
Education-Required vs. Preferred
High School diploma or equivalent preferred
Mental Health background preferred.
Licensure, Certification, Registration - Required vs. Preferred
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association preferred.
Physical Activity Requirements
Constant = 67-100% of workday
Use of fingers
Frequent = 34-66% of workday
Occasional = 33% or less of workday
Physical Demand Requirements
Sedentary: Exert up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a minute amount frequently
Behavioral Patient Observer FEATUREDBehavioral Health UnitCedar Rapids, IAFull Time, Night Shift, nights, every other weekendReq # 15081 This position supports Mercys philosophy of patient centered care by providing competent and professional video camera