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Monitor Tech-Mental Health, Nursing Administration,Days, Full-Time

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   8/10/2017
Job Title: 
Monitor Tech-Mental Health, Nursing Administration,Days, Full-Time
Job Category:   Clinical:Cardiac/Catheter/Perfusion/EKG/EP Lab
Location:   Louisville
Kentucky
 
Job Description:   **Monitor Tech-Mental Health, Nursing Administration,Days, Full-Time** **Description** Our Lady of Peace recently celebrated being named one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky for 2016! We are one of the country’s largest private, non-profit psychiatric/mental health hospitals. The facility offers the most comprehensive array of psychiatric treatment and substance abuse services in the state, including specialized programs and services along the full continuum of care, including inpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programming for all ages, including children, adolescents, and adults. We offer competitive benefits for all FT or PT positions. Our Lady of Peace is currently hiring a Monitor Tech- Mental Health. The position is responsible for monitoring, documenting, and notifying the appropriate persons of any suspicious, dangerous, unusual behaviors, and situations. The Mental Health Monitor Tech will also be responsible for calling emergency codes when the switchboard staff is unavailable and directly monitoring patients on units when needed due to technical issues. **Essential Functions:** * Assumes personal responsibility for maintaining professional development and practice, any certification or credentialing, and education, as required. * When directly monitoring patients on units as needed, status according to patient monitoring standards, policies and procedures. This includes completion of vital signs, weight log, intake and output, dietary intake, behavioral rounds sheets (flackers)/Flowsheets, narrative logs and admission checklists or other progress or milieu notes. Reports patient complaints of pain or other concerns in a timely manner. * When directly monitoring patients on unit, demonstrates proficiency and skill in providing care to patients; orienting to unit; transport; de-escalation; assistance with activities of daily living; response to codes; use of SCM techniques. * Demonstrated proficiency in the following skills: * Places patients on monitoring per doctor’s orders as phoned in by units. * Observes the monitors continuously for behaviors indicated based on ordering MD’s precautions. * Reports behaviors to nurse on unit for immediate interventions. * Initiates calls to units each shift to obtain locations of patients being monitored and behaviors for which patients are being monitored. * Notifies nurse, Risk department, and or manager as appropriate when quality concerns are present. * Attends in-service educations/Healthstream modules to update skills and knowledge. * Documents calls to units and seclusion/restraints events. * Maintains open communication with co-workers. * Phone system. * Change and arrange camera views to accommodate unit needs. * Complete VMT specific logs. * Procedures to report abuse, concerns, safety risks. * ADT alarm system * Other duties as assigned. **Qualifications** **Education / Accreditation / Licensure(required & preferred):** * High School graduate or equivalent. * Healthcare Provider/Basic Life Support required. **Experience (required and preferred):** * 2 years of social services experience required, with 1yr in mental health direct patient care preferred. * Able to complete Safe Crisis Management and perform Safe Crisis Management techniques, required. * For those hired after November 14, 2016, KentuckyOne Health will verify education required by the position, through primary source verification, prior to beginning employment. Education verification will also include the collection of a high school diploma or equivalent, transcript, or other written validation of education. **Additional Responsibilities:** + Demonstratesa commitment to service, organization values and professionalism throughappropriate conduct and demeanor at all times. + Adheresto and exhibits our core values: **Reverence:** Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for allcreation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God andacknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. **Integrity:** Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty andsincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. **Compassion:** Feeling with others, being one with others in theirsorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of thehuman community. **Excellence:** Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continuallysurpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality. + Maintainsconfidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times. + Adheresto organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines. + Workscollaboratively and supports efforts of team members. + Demonstratesexceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians,patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health carecommunity. _CatholicHealth Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity EmployersCBKYONE_ **Job** Mental Health (Non-Nursing) **Primary Location** KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-OUR LADY OF PEACE-LOUISVILLE **Daily Schedule** 1 **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 72 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0123974
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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