Under direct supervision, and according to established procedures, observes and monitors assigned patient(s) behavior. Provides safety interventions and basic self-care needs as needed while providing attention to specific patients' behavioral needs. Accompanies patient(s) for clinical studies, documents pertinent data for observations and notifies appropriate nursing personnel when necessary.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Completion of a formal CPR course desirable.
Physical ability to regularly walk and stand; lift and move equipment as necessary; assist patients in repositioning, basic activities of daily living and reinforcement/adjustment of safety devices.
Analytical ability required to observe discrepancies in behaviors, equipment variances, and /or other quantitative or qualitative factors.
Communication skills required to gather/exchange information on factual matters, using ordinary courtesy and tact to effectively interact with patients, families, and a variety of hospital personnel.
Interpersonal skills required to provide calm verbal feedback to patients, redirect behavior and reinforce safety with patients.
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
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: 2005013562
About Tenet Healthcare
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.