Patient Monitor, Day Shift

Job Description

Patient Monitor, Full-time, Day Shift, Float Pool, UCMC

UC Health is hiring a full-time Patient Monitor for the day shift at UCMC.

The Patient Monitor will need training in monitoring adult and geriatric patients with various medical problems. This individual collaborates with the primary care giver concerning patient observations, changing patient condition and plan of care for patient comfort and safety.

About University of Cincinnati Medical Center

As part of the Clifton Campus of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, University of Cincinnati Medical Center has served Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care team. Our experts utilize the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available, providing a level of specialty and subspecialty medical care that is not available anywhere else in Greater Cincinnati.

UC Medical Center is also home to medical breakthroughs- our physician experts conduct basic, translational and clinical research, leading to new therapies and care protocols, and connecting patients to the latest and most advanced treatments. UC Medical Center houses Greater Cincinnati's only Level I adult trauma center, which includes the right mix of specialist and medical resources available at a moment's notice for a wide variety of the most complex medical conditions and injuries.

Unit Details :

  • Experience flexible scheduling.
  • Gain experience by working in a variety of units.
  • Gain experience throughout the unit and hospital.


Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities
  • Engages in population appropriate communication. Has knowledge of growth and development milestones and tasks. Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment. Involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment and continuing care of the patient.
  • The Patient Monitor may not leave the patient unattended or move out of visual contact with the patient without obtaining relief from the patient's primary nurse. The Patient Monitor must take appropriate action to prevent or reduce the risk of harm to the patient. The Patient Monitor must refer to the Suicide Risk policy when caring for a suicide risk patient.
  • Feed patient and report intake. Assist with/perform basic patient hygiene, toileting and repositioning. Provide for the bedpan or urinal and report output. Ambulate patient. Change linens and tidy the room.
  • Notifies RN on duty if patient's demeanor, consciousness or physical appearance changes.


Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Clinical Experience Preferred


Hours: Full-time, 36 hours/week

Shift: 12 hour AM / Day Shift

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com.