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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Patient Observer/Sitter in Mercy Medical Center - Springfield, Massachusetts

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

12 Hour Night Shift

Description:

36 hr 7P-7A

Trinity Health Of New England is looking for an experienced Patient Observer to join our team of mission-driven healthcare innovators. Our vision is to provide state-of-the-art healthcare to those within our local communities, creating a positive impact for each individual that walks through our doors. This person is responsible for patient care and pertinent events that occurred throughout the shift will be appropriately documented by the patient observers on each department's designated continuous observation documentation tool.

The ideal candidate will display a drive to provide patient-centered experiences through scholarly scientific inquiry, compassion for the human spirit and mind, advocacy and education for the patient and families, and collaboration with all those who touch our patients. This critical role assists taking initiative to ensure patient’s comfort and relates any concerns and/or patient issues promptly to the Registered Nurse and any other appropriate providers involved with the patient's care; assists in implementing safety measures and de-escalation.

Top Reasons to Work at Trinity Health of New England:

  • Great benefits

  • Health Insurance Coverage

  • Career growth and advancement potential

  • Award-winning Emergency Room Department

  • Include Sign-On Bonuses

Work Hours/Shift:

  • Full-Time, Monday – Friday 7pm -7am Night Shift

You Will Be Responsible For :

  • Exceptional Patient Care : Contributes to overall quality of nursing care through performance improvement techniques that impact patient care positively.

  • Excellent Communicator : Communicate effectively (written and verbal) with admin, colleagues, patients and family member.

  • Strong Educator: Educate patients and family members so that they have a transparent understanding of the care being provided.

  • Technical Familiarity: Understanding in computer-based applications (E-MAR, clinical documentation), email, and standard applications such as Microsoft Office.

  • Active Teamwork : Demonstrates problem solving, conflict resolution, and positive communication through teamwork.

Requirements :

  • Education : High School Diploma

  • Experience : Working in a mental health or health-relate environment.

  • Certification : CPI certification required; responsible for maintaining ongoing CPI renewals.

  • Ability to pass drug screenings and background checks

Preferred Skills:

  • Certification : CPR

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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