Behavioral Patient Observer, Behavioral Health Unit

Mercy Medical Center

This position supports Mercy’s 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 Duties
    • Promptly alerts appropriate staff to respond to a potential safety event.
    • Demonstrates sole responsibility for continuous visualization of video camera monitor screen.
    • Completion of Task Competency Checklist.
    • Works closely with the Shift Supervisor on each unit
    • Promptly communicates significant events such as an accident, injury and/or behavioral problems to Shift Supervisor.
    • Demonstrates ability to observe, monitor and identify potential safety risks throughout the unit.

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
  • Previous Patient Care Technician experience preferred
  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Mental Health background preferred.
Licensure, Certification, Registration
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association preferred.

Location: Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids · Behavioral Health Unit
Schedule: Full Time, Variable/Rotating Shifts, variable based on unit need

Job ID: 82880

Posted 15 days ago

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