MAC Clinical Support Services
Hours per pay period: 48
The Avasys Telesitter will provide continuous observation and surveillance of assigned patient(s) via the Avasys Telemonitoring system and will summon the RN if the patient requires assistance or other nursing interventions. The sitter is knowledgeable of and compliant with patient confidentiality and related medical center policies
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Demonstrates understanding and proficiency of the use of the Avasys Telesitter solution software, mobile unit and appropriate patient interventions.
Provides constant visual observation of multiple patients using a monitor.
Participates in hand-off of pertinent information/behavior about assigned patients when arriving on unit and upon completion of shift assignment.
Arranges meal break times with Nursing Supervisor or Manager and assures replacement in place prior to leaving monitoring station for any reason so that relief may be provided to ensure constant patient observation.
Seeks help or advice as soon as possible when patient appears to pose a threat to themselves or others.
- One year of prior work experiencein Acute care/Medical experience preferred.
EqualOpportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans