Atlantic Health System Patient Safety Technician in Morristown, New Jersey
Atlantic Health System is seeking a full -time Patient Safety Technician for the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit at Morristown Medical Center to work varies shift including every other weekend.
D emonstrates 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
1-2 years in related field
BLS Certification upon orientation completion.
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.
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.
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Department02606000- Inpatient Psyhchiatric Unit
FacilityMorristown Medical Center