SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
Portsmouth Regional is a 209-bed acute care hospital located in Portsmouth, NH, and is part of HCA,
the nation’s largest provider of healthcare services. Portsmouth Regional
Hospital serves the seacoast region’s residents in New Hampshire, Maine and
Massachusetts and is one of the area’s largest employers. Portsmouth Regional
Hospital is the only Level II Trauma Center on the Seacoast and one of only three in New Hampshire
to earn this important distinction.
Monitoring Technician [CMT] will be a Licensed Nurse Aid [LNA] performing 2
Sitter [VS]: The virtual sitter will provide constant, real-time video
monitoring on a patient that has been identified as a high risk for a fall,
confused, ambulatory patients at risk of wondering, eloping or falling based
off of the Portsmouth Regional Hospital Virtual Sitter Selection Criteria.
Rhythm Technician [RT]: will provide constant monitoring of heart rhythms
and dysrhythmia interpretation as directed by the physicians or nurse.
SPECIFIC ELEMENTS & ESSENTIAL
Sitter provides sensitivity and respect to the patient, family and/or
Sitter provides constant, real-time video monitoring and documents per Virtual
Sitters responsibility is to watch the patient and assure his/her safety.
Technician provides constant monitoring and dysrhythmia interpretation of heart
rhythms and document per Telemetry Monitoring policy.
records and communicate patient condition.
and mentors new staff members.
with infection control precaution standards.
with safety and security policies of the hospital.
with hospital policies/procedures.
School Diploma or GED
than one year
New Hampshire Licensed Nursing Assistant and BLS required.