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Lead Virtual Monitoring Attendant - Night Shift

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  • Trinity Health

Job Description

Employment Type:

Full time
Shift:

Night Shift

Description:

Responsible for assisting the nursing staff in the continuous monitoring of patients requiring close observation via remote camera monitoring. Works cooperatively with the nursing staff and other patient health care personnel to maintain a safe environment and ensure optimal patient safety and comfort. Serves in a lead role monitoring efficiency of equipment utilization as well as workflow, communication and training needs. This position works under limited supervision and receives direction and guidance from Manager Virtual Monitoring.

Monitors workflows and communication of the department. Creates work assignments, assigns breaks and provides relief coverage when needed. Monitors communications and updates hospital contact lists at every change of shift and change in assignment. Triage incoming departmental calls. Recognizes and communicates issues/occurrences utilizing established lines of authority and assists in identifying ways to resolve variances or unacceptable outcomes. Monitors and reports efficiency of utilization. Monitors the Avasure metrics via on line dashboard: camera utilization, STAT alarms, indications for monitoring, etc. Collaborates with nursing leadership to prioritize/ allocate use of monitoring resource. Performs other responsibilities as requested by supervisor, manager or department head. Applies general working knowledge of computers and department specific software (i.e. Healthstream, internet, etc.). Performs technical skills as delegated. Utilizes Remote Virtual Monitoring System equipment appropriately, including the ability to troubleshoot.

Maintains visual observation at all times, monitoring patient behaviors and movements. Capable of continuous monitoring of up to 12 patients at time. Remains alert at all times while on duty. Recognizes behaviors that could result in potential harm to patient. Supports the plan of care for patient requiring virtual monitoring. Verbally redirects patient over digital 2-way audio device using a microphone and headset. Immediately summons the nursing staff if the patient requires assistance. Documents according to guidelines in an accurate and timely manner. Provides nursing staff with information in a timely fashion when patient appears to pose a threat to themselves or others. Participates in a collaborative identification and reporting of patient safety issues. Seeks assistance with removal of any potential safety hazard from room and reports findings to appropriate staff members. Provides for patient comfort, safety, and protects dignity, privacy and confidentiality. Maintains required department confidentiality and abides by HIPPA regulations. Supports and abides by all medical center, departmental, and safety policies and procedures. Proactively identifies safety concerns surrounding the work environment.

Responsible for internal and external customer communications. Internal customers include LUHS leadership, department manager and virtual monitoring colleagues. External customers include all ministry partners transmitting to the hub bedside colleagues and leadership. Communication to department manager regarding the needs of the department, staffing concerns, feedback for performance evaluations. Responsible for monitoring metrics and communicating successes and opportunities for clarification or improvement to each ministry that is being monitored. Communication and logging of adverse events through the department manager, remote ministry management and the online reporting system Communication of regular updates and operational considerations such as software updates, process changes and operational considerations.

Provides training, education and onboarding of colleagues. Serves as a resource answering questions and resolving problems pertaining to system usage and functionality. Provides input support to the manager for tracking of training and education needs within the department, performance evaluations, scheduling, and other duties as assigned. Supports learning opportunities to meet the educational needs of patient/family.

III. Position Requirements:

Minimum Education:
  • Required: High School graduate or GED
  • Specify Degree(s): N/A


Minimum Experience:
  • Required: one (1) year of experience working in a virtual monitoring healthcare setting.
  • Preferred: None


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.
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Lead Virtual Monitoring Attendant - Night Shift