POSITION PURPOSE: As a member of the healthcare team, under the supervision of a registered nurse, the Constant Observer supports patient safety through monitoring and observation of assigned patient(s). Assists patients with activities of daily living as delegated by RN. (e.g., bed baths, bed-making, assisting patients with meals, repositioning patient, ROM, and toileting.
INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS: Communicates effectively with patients, families, visitors, co-workers, physicians, and other employees.
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High School diploma or equivalent required. Able to read, write and speak English.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Physical health sufficient to meet the ergonomic standards and demands of the position and its location.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Experience in a healthcare setting preferred.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None.
PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: For Non-Behavioral Constant Observer: Completion of Heartsaver CPR/AED Certification preferred.
For Behavioral Constant Observers: Completion of Heartsaver CPR/AED Certification preferred. CPI Certification within 60 days of hire
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS AND LEVEL OF AUTONOMY: Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under the direction of the Registered Nurse. Responsible to Nurse Director and Registered Nurse.
Job: Nursing Assistants and PCA
Primary Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Facility: Saint Vincent Hospital
Job Type: PT1
Shift Type: Evening
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105012235
About Saint Vincent Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.