UnityPoint Health

Telesitter

Requisition ID
2022-110853
Category
Nursing Aides, Assistants, and Techs
Location
US-IA-Cedar Rapids
Address
1026 A Ave NE
Affiliate
1010 UnityPoint Health CR St Lukes Hospital
City
Cedar Rapids
Department
Nursing Float/Critical Care
State
IA
FTE
0.9
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Weekends 1900-0700
Work Type (Portal Searching)
WEP Full Time Benefits

Overview

Sign On Incentive of $3,000 for qualifying candidates!

 

Under the direct supervision of a Nurse, provides monitoring for patient safety via remote audio-visual monitoring. 

 

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

 

    Hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work at https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Essential functions are the duties and responsibilities that are essential to the position (not a task list). Do not include if less than 5% of work time is spent on this duty. Be specific without giving explicit instructions on how to perform the task. Do not include duties that are to be performed in the future. Duties should be action oriented and avoid vague or general statements.

% of Time

(annually)

Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

· Contributes toward accomplishment of patient’s Plan of Care goals by providing safety activities as assigned by the nurse.

· Promptly completes documentation to assure an accurate legal record of patient’s care.

 

60%

Department Support

· Promotes, monitors and maintains a safe clean environment by assisting with identifying safety needs of patients.

· Provides for efficient operation of unit/department by taking initiative and assuming other responsibilities as needed.

· Contributes effectively to the communication needs of the department by acknowledging patients, healthcare providers and visitors upon arrival to the unit, engaging in collaborative communication, identifying and reporting patient care concerns in a timely manner, practicing excellent telephone etiquette.

 

30%

Basic UPH Performance Criteria

· Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.

· Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.

· Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.

· Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, JCAHO, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.

· Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.

· Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.

 

10%

Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

 

 

Demonstration of UPH Values and Standards of Behaviors

Consistently demonstrates UnityPoint Health’s values in the performance of job duties and responsibilities

Foster Unity:

· Leverage the skills and abilities of each person to enable great teams.

· Collaborate across departments, facilities, business units and regions.

· Seek to understand and are open to diverse thoughts and perspectives.

Own The Moment:

 

· Connect with each person treating them with courtesy, compassion, empathy and respect

· Enthusiastically engage in our work.

· Accountable for our individual actions and our team performance.

· Responsible for solving problems regardless of the origin.

Champion Excellence:

· Commit to the best outcomes and highest quality.

· Have a relentless focus on exceeding expectations.

· Believe in sharing our results, learning from our mistakes and celebrating our successes.

Seize Opportunities:

· Embrace and promote innovation and transformation.

· Create partnerships that improve care delivery in our communities.

· Have the courage to challenge the status quo.

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

 

 

 

 

High School diploma or GED

 

Experience:

 

 

 

 

 

At least 1 year of patient care experience

License(s)/Certification(s):

 

 

 

 

 

Current CPR certification

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

 

 

 

 

Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.

Multicultural sensitivity.

Customer/patient focused.

Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.

 

 

Other:

 

 

 

 

 

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

 

 

 

SCOPE: Position had supervisory responsibilities? Yes ? or No ? If yes, complete below.

 

Direct

Indirect

Total

Exempt

 

 

 

Non-Exempt

 

 

 

Total

 

 

 

 

Budget Control (Complete if position has budget responsibilities)

Annual Operating Budget (including payroll)

 

Annual Revenue/Sales

 

 

Other Scope Measurements

Pertinent to the position, such as number of beds, number of units/departments, number of employees leading, cases per month, etc.

Item

Number

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mental/Cognitive Demands:

(List any special mental and cognitive abilities required by the position in your specific environment)

· Must be able to communicate effectively with people of diverse professional, educational and lifestyle backgrounds

· The environment may cause high stress levels due to constant interruptions, high volume urgency of issues, and interactions with a wide variety of professionals and personalities

· Must be understanding and patient.

· Ability to work under time constraints

· Must be able to work independently and assume responsibility for timely completing of assigned functions

· Must be able to set priorities and react rationally to situations in patient care settings

· Ability to understand and deal effectively with problems and opportunities

· Ability to maintain confidential information

· Exercises sound judgement, seeking advice when appropriate

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Physical Requirements

(Check all that apply if essential to perform job)

X Talk/Hear (communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express oneself, exchange information)

X See (defect, determine, perceive, identify, recognize, judge, observe, inspect, estimate, assess)

X Stand or Sit (stationary position)

X Walk (move, traverse)

X Use hands/fingers to handle or feel (operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, position)

X Climb (stairs/ladders) or Balance (ascent/descent, work stop, traverse)

X Bend/Stoop/Kneel

X Squat/Crouch/Crawl

X Reaching/Twisting

X Taste/Smell (detect, distinguish, determine)

X Pushing/Pulling

 

Lifting Requirements

(Check appropriate category to perform job)

 Level 1; Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

 Level 2; Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Requires walking or standing to a significant degree, pushing or pulling arm or leg controls or maintaining a production rate pace. Light work requires physical exertion of forces greater than that of sedentary work.

X Level 3; Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

 Level 4; Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

 Level 5: Very Heavy Work: Exerting in excel of 100 pounds of forces occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

 

Hazards and Atmospheric Conditions

(check all that apply)

X Normal Office Surroundings

X Vibration

   Exposure to Fumes

X Mechanical Hazards

   Exposure to Dust

X Chemical Hazards

   Exposure to Extreme Temperatures

X Electrical Hazards

   Wet and/or Humid

X Radiant Energy Hazards

X Noise

   Explosives Hazards

X Mists or Gases

X Burn Hazards

Other/Comments:

Precautions must be followed when working in any health care environment.

 

 

OSHA Categories

(Complete this OSHA section for clinical/patient related jobs)

X Category I: Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue.

  Category II: Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue, but exposure or potential for exposure may occur.

  Category III: Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid, or tissue and as part of their employment, incumbents are not called upon to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid.

 

 

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