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Position Summary: The Virtual Telesitter is a member of the health care team working remotely under the direct supervision of the Nurse Manager of the Resource Management Center. The Virtual Telesitter provides continuous remote monitoring and surveillance/observation of assigned patients. The incumbent is responsible for verbally redirecting the patient from engaging in at-risk behaviors and summoning the nursing staff if the patient requires assistance. Independent decision-making is expected in the execution of daily virtual constant observation appropriate documentation. This position works under limited supervision and requires strong organizational and prioritization skills, strong computer skills, and strong communication skills. Effective collaboration with all staff at any MultiCare location is a hallmark of this position.
Minimum Requirements: Successful completion of monitoring equipment class within 1 month of hire. One year of patient care experience, preferably in an acute care setting
Education/Licenses/Certifications: High school diploma or equivalent preferred Current CNA certification required Current Basic Life Support certification
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: NoPrimary Shift: Night Work Schedule: 12 hr shifts
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.