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Job Title:
Safety And Security Monitor

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
General Application
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Multi-Site

Safety And Security Monitor
City Hospitals
Temporary Call In
HoursBased on the needs of the department.
SalaryCG-18 ($18.51 - $19.95)
Competition NumberGENERAL171
Posted Date8 January 2020
Closing Date31 December 2020

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
Under the direction of a nurse the Safety and Security Monitor provides one-to-one observation/surveillance to patients who have been assessed as a safety risk to themselves or others; assists with select activities of daily living and reports unsafe conditions or changes in patient behaviors to the nurse. Safety and Security Monitors also provide close observation/surveillance to a patient who is transitioning from constant observation. Patients who may require observation/surveillance include individuals who are at risk for falls, have the potential for elopement, are non-complaint with therapy and show signs of confusion, agitation or dementia.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limed to):
Occasionally lifts objects up to 10 lbs.
Occasionally, as deemed appropriate by the assigned nurse, would assist patients with daily living activities.
Constantly sits with patients/clients, but occasionally may have to walk or stand.
Constantly there is a high level of attentiveness to sit and observe a patient's/resident's behaviour where there is limited freedom to move about as patients/residents are never left unattended.
Occasionally, sits in awkward or cramped positions for extended periods.

Job Qualifications
Successful completion of post-secondary coursework in a health related field from a recognized college/university or relevant health care experience as deemed equivalent by the employer is required.
Knowledge of disabilities, diseases and their implications for personal care.
Demonstrated strong observation and judgement skills.
Demonstrated strong communication and documentation skills.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with members of the interdisciplinary team.
Demonstrated ability to observe and report conditions as instructed.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

Open to external applicants.

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To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.