Patient Monitor, LTAC, PRN

Job Description

Patient Monitor, Prn Day/Night Shift, LTAC 3 North

UC Health is hiring a PRN Patient Monitor for the day/night shift at Daniel Drake Center.

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 Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care

Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care is the regions premier provider of post-acute and transitional care services, offering a complete range of inpatient and outpatient services including medically complex care, skilled nursing, assisted living, wellness services and research. Daniel Drake Center helps patients recover from catastrophic injury and illness including multi-system organ failure, complex wound care, traumatic brain injury, stroke and spinal cord injury.

Daniel Drake is the only hospital-based skilled nursing facility in the Cincinnati region. Patients at Daniel Drake Center have access to many hospital-based services including 24/7 on-site physician coverage, pharmacy, diagnostic imaging, wound care and specialty physician consulting services. The availability of these on-site services allows for quick response to the complex and evolving care needs for our patients.

Unit Details :
  • Experience flexible scheduling.
  • Enjoy staffing Ratios of one PCA to 8-12 patients.
  • Experience a supportive team of co-workers.


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.


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

Hours: PRN

Shift: 12 hour AM/PM

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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