Atlantic Health System is seeking a part-time Patient Safety Technician for the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit at Morristown Medical Center to work varies shift including every other weekend.
Demonstrates knowledge and insight into a variety of Mental Health disorders.
Utilizes objective active listening skills with minimal advice giving to patients
Utilizes a non-judgmental attitude regarding cultural, racial, socioeconomic and diagnostic issues related to the patient's level of functioning.
Maintains own boundaries and does not self-disclose to patients.
Seeks out clinical supervision as needed.
Assists in total care and ADLs for elderly or confused patients.
Actively engages in Milieu with patients through stimulating conversations and interactions.
Utilizes Therapeutic Communication Skills Consistently provides therapeutic 1:1 intervention.
Initiates and facilitates therapeutic activities and groups. Initiates groups and activities based upon Milieu concepts, population, and cognitive level of functioning of patients.
Maintains a safe environment. Demonstrates use of safe transfer techniques and proper body mechanics for self, staff, and patients, maintains fall prevention protocol.
Utilizes standard precautions including, appropriate isolation techniques Consistently follows the National Patient Safety Goals.
Demonstrates proper use of alternatives/restraints according to hospital policy.
Maintains observation sheets accurately and assists patients with activities of daily living, such as toileting, grooming, hygiene Obtains vital signs, glucometer readings and records accurately.
Maintains standard precautions, demonstrates flexibility in response to changes in unit acuity.
Maintains observations sheets accurately. Assists nurses with admissions, discharges and transfers.
Accurately and thoroughly checks patient belongings on admission and packages received form visitors for correct distribution to safe, home with family, patient unit bin or storage areas. Clearly documents disposition of items on belongings and valuables sheets.
Maintains and documents patient rounds.
Maintains thorough Environmental rounds checks and removes contraband, documents, and reports findings to charge nurse.
Scans environment routinely for potentially unsafe or escalating situations
High School Diploma or Equivalent required
1-2 years in related field preferred
BLS Certification upon orientation completion.
At Atlantic Health System, our promise to our communities is that anyone who enters anyone of our facilities, receive the highest quality care delivered at the right time, at the right place, and at the right cost. That commitment is also echoed in the respect, development and opportunities we give to our more than 18,000 team members. Headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, we are one of the leading non-profit health care systems in the state, and committed to creating a Trusted Network of Caring®. Our facilities and sites of care include:
Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ
Overlook Medical Center, Summit NJ
Newton Medical Center, Newton, NJ
Chilton Medical Center, Pompton Plains, NJ
Hackettstown Medical Center, Hackettstown, NJ
Goryeb Children's Hospital, Morriston NJ
Atlantic Home Care and Hospice
We also have more than 900 community-based healthcare providers affiliated through Atlantic Medical Group. We are part of Atlantic Accountable Care Organization, one of the largest ACOs in the nation, and are a member of AllSpire Health Partners. We receiver awards and recognitions for what we provide to our patients, team members and communities. Below are just a few of our accolades:
100 Best Companies to Work For ® and FORTUNE® magazine (13 years in a row)
Best Places to Work in Healthcare - Modern Healthcare
150 Top Places to work in Healthcare - Becker's Healthcare
100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know - Becker's Hospital Review
Best Employers for Workers over 50 - AARP
Gold-Level 'Well Workplace': Wellness Council of America (WELCOA)
CEO Cancer Gold Standard ™
One of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials' Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE® magazine
One of the 20 Best Workplaces in Health Care: Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE® magazine
Security 500: Security Magazine
Official Health Care Partner of the New York Jets
NJ Sustainable Business
Rated the number one hospital in New Jersey by U.S. News & World Report for four years in a row, Morristown Medical Center is a nationally-recognized leader in cardiology and heart surgery, orthopedics, gynecology, geriatrics, gastroenterology and GI surgery, pulmonology and lung surgery, and urology. We are the only hospital in New Jersey named one of America's '50 Best Hopsitals' for six consecutive years by Healthgrades and one of the World's Best Hospitals (the 34th best hospital in the United States and number one in NJ) by Newsweek. We were included on Becker's Healthcare 2020 list of '100 Great Hospitals in America'. In addition, Leapfrog recognized us with an 'A' hospital safety grade - its highest - twelve consecutive times, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awarded us again with its highest five-start rating in 2020. Morristown Medical Center is a Magnet Hospital for Excellence in Nursing Service, the highest level of recognition achievable from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for facilities that provide acute care services. Our nonprofit hospital was also designated a Level I Regional Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons and a Level II by the State of NJ.
Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.