The Patient Observer role provides constant bedside observation and monitoring for medical and behavioral issues under the supervision of a staff nurse by performing non-professional patient care services, crisis intervention, therapeutic interactions and behavior management. To provide 1:1 or 1:2 patient observations and rounding every 15 minutes in order to prevent self-inflicted harm.
Psychiatric Emergency Services Office Duties Dec. 2016-present: All duties preformed under the direct or indirect supervision of psychiatric nurse. Transporting patients into and out of the department. Designing schedule layout and filling openings in the staff schedule. Drafting and typing patient resources and handouts for child/adolescent, adult, geriatric, and homeless psychiatric providers. Providing delirium kit resources for uncontrollable patients. Drafting and typing nurse resources for patient assessment, admission, Columbia screen, fax, and JBS appointment forms. Also, assist in answering calls, making JBS appointments, and faxing patient transfer requests to hospitals.
Benifits, Pto, And Hour lunch breaks
When patients get out of control