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MCG Health System Patient Observation Technician in Augusta, Georgia

Patient Observation Technician

Work Location:

Augusta University Medical Center

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Department Name:

6020 Patient Observer



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Position Description

Continuously monitor, recognizes patient movement and proactively alerts nurses and other caregivers to prevent adverse events including patient falls, patient elopement, patient safety, and visitor monitoring, from a remote centralized monitoring station.

Position Requirements

High School Diploma, GED or equivalent from a recognized State or Federal accrediting organization and 3 years or more of experience in healthcare. Must have a CMA -Certified Medical Assistant or CNA - Certified Nursing Assitant certification. Basic Life Support(AHA) Certification. Ability to navigate the video surveillance software system competently.

Preferred Requirements

Associates Degree in Medical Assistant. 4 years or more of experience in an acute care hospital setting.

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