Patient Observer Resume Samples

Patient Observer is assigned with the duty of overseeing those patients who are prone to self-harming, and suicides. The duties listed on the Patient Observer Resume include – monitoring constantly the patients and their behavior, transporting patients to desired locations, feeding patients, noting and reporting significant changes in patient condition, assisting patients with ambulation, ensuring patients do not harm themselves or others, alerting the nurses in case of emergency, and feeding patients.

Highlighting skills that an employer looks forward include – very good knowledge of safety techniques, outstanding counseling skills, strong attention to details, psychological excellence, the ability to deal with emotionally challenged patients, medical terminology knowledge, familiarity with use, and disposal of personal protective equipment and CPR knowledge. Most Patient Observers have a high school diploma or GED. However, preference is given to those possessing higher education.

Patient Observer Resume example

Patient Observer Resume

Objective : To obtain a challenging and rewarding Patient Observer position in a facility where can apply knowledge and experience, while being offered an opportunity for professional growth and advancement.

Skills : Organizational, Communications, Customer Service, Hard Working.

Description :

    1. Maintains visual contact with patients at all times including but not limited to trips to the bathroom and out of the room or off the nursing unit.
    2. Maintains patient safety.
    3. Maintains confidentiality of patient information.
    4. Recognizes and reports patients behavior and changes in behavior to the nurse or other appointed health care team member.
    5. Recognizes and reports patient discomfort and distress to the nurse or other appointed health care team member.
    6. Identifies and recognizes situations that require seeking assistance from the nurse, other members of the health care staff or security.
    7. Assists in the transport of patients as needed.
    8. Assist patients with meal tray preparation when appropriate.
    9. Practices standard precautions and isolation procedures as indicated.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma


Sr. Patient Observer Resume

Summary : To pursue a Patient Observer career that will allow to utilize skills have developed through education training and experience.

Skills : Management, Organizing.

Description :

    1. Maintains a safe environment and constant observation of at-risk patients.
    2. Coordinates with Nursing staff charts on patient behavior electronically.
    3. Alerts staff or change in behavior anticipates patient needs.
    4. Monitors EEG patients Experience with geriatric and dementia patients Monitoring suicidal, manic depressive and other Mental health conditions.
    5. Observes infants and children in pediatric settings.
    6. Experiences with stroke and traumatic brain injury patients.
    7. Tracks hydration, nutritional needs, and ability to communicate Advocate for the patient, encouraging the family to use hospital resources such as nurses, clergy, nutritionist, case coordinators.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associates


Jr. Patient Observer Resume

Objective : Currently seeking entry-level of employment. Hard worker and a quick study who is seeking a position with a progressive organization, which can utilize skills with in an environment of growth and opportunity based on performance and productivity. A versatile, hardworking, multilingual, individual.

Skills : Customer Service. Management.

Description :

    1. Takes necessary steps to prevent patient from removing IV lines, or engaging in behaviors that may result in or further injury to themselves.
    2. Notifies nursing staff as needed when additional assistance is required.
    3. Initiate CPR if patient should have a Cardiopulmonary Arrest.
    4. Provides age specific assistance, with activities of daily living, such as feeding, ambulating, toileting, bathing, and therapeutic measures that will result in a lower level of agitation or higher level of comfort for patient.
    5. Reports changes in the patient's behavior to the RN.
    6. Transports patients in wheelchairs or on litters to designated areas within the Medical Center when needed patients that are being observed, and when available if not assigned to a specific patient watch.
    7. Responsible for anticipating the needs of the patient in a variety of situations and selecting the appropria response.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Patient Observer I Resume

Objective : An experienced and skilled healthcare assistant with the sound knowledge of technical support, and medical duties.

Skills : Hands On Personal Care, CPR, Microsoft Office, People Person/easy To Get Along With.

Description :

    1. Notifies nursing staff as needed when additional assistance is required.
    2. Observes patients with special needs and document it.
    3. Observes and reports information on high-risk patients.
    4. Ensures patient safety as well as for the safety of staff and peers.
    5. Delivers close patient care.
    6. Encourages patient participation in group activities.
    7. Works directly with nurses regarding patients care.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates

Patient Observer II Resume

Headline : A compassionate professional seeking a challenging career as a Licensed Practical Nurse utilizing outstanding patient care techniques and medical clinical training.

Skills : Computer, Microsoft Office, And Interpersonal.

Description :

    1. Ensured the safety of the individuals that observing.
    2. Observed and record the changes that the individual is going through, both physically and mentally.
    3. Ensured the safety of the individuals that observes.
    4. Observed and recorded the changes that the individual is going through, both physically and mentally.
    5. Assisted individuals with eating, walking to the bathroom and ADL's Customer Service Highlights Microsoft proficient U.S ARMY - 42A- Human Resources Works well under pressure Disciplined Innovative thinker Integrity 3.35 G.P.A Attending Grad school.
    6. Provided daily documentation on patient vitals and medical needs.
    7. Reported on patient behavior.
    8. Reported to RN regarding expressed patient concerns.
    9. Handled sensitive information.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters

Patient Observer III Resume

Summary : To obtain a rewarding opportunity in Patient Observer position that will assist with personal growth and career advancement.

Skills : Patient assessment, medication administration, patient education.

Description :

    1. Takes necessary steps to prevent patient from removing IV lines, or engaging in behaviors that may result in a fall, or further injury to themselves.
    2. Notifies nursing staff as needed when additional assistance is required.
    3. Initiates CPR if patient should have a Cardiopulmonary Arrest.
    4. Provides age specific assistance, with activities of daily living, such as feeding, ambulating, toileting, bathing, and therapeutic measures that will result in a lower level of agitation or higher level of comfort for the patient.
    5. Reports changes in the patient's behavior to the RN.
    6. Assures a safe care environment for assigned patients and notifies RN of any concerns.
    7. Receives nursing handoff at beginning of shift regarding reason for observation with specific important information. Provides/Receives handoffs to/from Observer and RN with each change of observer and RN.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Counseling

Asst. Patient Observer Resume

Objective : More than seven years experience in customer service and support with recognized strengths in account maintenance, problem solving and trouble-shooting, sales staff support, and planning/implementing proactive procedures and systems to avoid problems. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and hands on experience with health care related work.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel, Flexible, Medical Terminology, Typing 65 WPM, Customer Service, Social Media, Answering Phones.

Description :

  • Observes patient for obvious changes in behavior and conditions including attempts to leave the ED and notifies responsible RN
  • Completes appropriate documentation
  • Ensures patient is not pulling out any lines/tubes
  • Alerts the appropriate RN and PCA to assist when call light is triggered
  • Assists patient in the event of a fall and alerts and reports changes immediately to the responsible RN.
  • Accompanies and assists patient when walking.
  • Pushes patient in a wheelchair.
  • Engages patient in diversional activities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Nursing

Associate Patient Observer Resume

Headline : ED Patient Observer functions under the direction of the Registered Nurse and is responsible for providing specific care-related tasks in accordance with the individual needs of the patient, maintaining patient confidentiality and information at all times.

Skills : Word, Excel, Epic, 90 WPM, Data Entry, Customer Service, Healthcare.

Description :

  • Observes one or more assigned patients for harmful, dangerous, or violent behaviors.
  • Communicates with nursing staff to understand patient parameters before and during each assignment.
  • Notifies nursing staff of changing or unusual conditions. Reports any and all activity or conditions outside of established parameters to the Nurse Manager, Registered Nurse, or Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Maintains an uninterrupted line of sight with the patient(s).
  • Appropriately communicates information in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.
  • Completes all documentation as required.
  • Interacts and copes effectively with diverse populations in sudden, stressful situations resulting from trauma, and physical and mental illness.
  • Remains alert and mentally engaged for extended periods of time.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Nursing

Lead Patient Observer Resume

Summary : Seasoned professional seeking a leadership Patient Observer position within a company with advancement and promotional opportunities that will allow to utilize skills and grow within the company.

Skills : Cash Register, Public Speaking, Counseling, Customer Relations.

Description :

  • Uses verbal intervention to calm patient, diffuse aggressive behavior or prevent escalation of conflict.
  • Notifies appropriate nursing staff of patient needs if patient is unable to do so.
  • Initiates, completes and maintains medical records, department logs, unit/shift task lists and other documentation as required.
  • Performs skills and procedures specific to the role proficiently in accordance with departmental competencies and procedures.
  • Makes fiscally responsible actions with patient care needs, supplies and equipment.
  • Responds appropriately and immediately in emergency situations.
  • Complies with all department and hospital policies and procedures.
  • Participates in and completes all appropriate Hospital and department specific training requirements.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Patient Observer Resume

Objective : Serving northern central Massachusetts, are committed to improving the health of people through excellence in care and comprehensive health services. Promoting healthy lifestyle habits, serve as a role model by having a tobacco and smoke-free campus, and hiring nicotine free employees.

Skills : Management, Organizing.

Description :

  • Demonstrates excellent attendance and actively participates in a variety of meetings and training sessions as required.
  • Demonstrates a friendly, responsive, service-minded attitude to all internal and external customers.
  • Communicates ideas effectively. Shares information and keeps others properly informed. Gives, and is open to useful feedback.
  • Adheres to the Hospital Code of Conduct and Behavior Standards and dress code.
  • Complies with established environment of care/safety policies and procedures and all health and safety requirements.
  • Maintains, and fosters, an organized, clean, safe work environment.
  • Actively contributes to the development and application of process improvements.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Nurse