Visual Observation Staff

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POST DATE 9/16/2017
END DATE 12/16/2017

Samaritan Medical Center Watertown, NY

Watertown, NY
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Part Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED



Ability to successfully complete the self-learning modules related to Visual Observation Staff (VOS) responsibilities. High school level of knowledge required. Must be able to communicate patient observations to licensed and professional staff. Recognizes patient age specific needs to maintain a safe environment. Must be able to sit, stand or walk for long periods of time. Must be able to handle stress appropriately, deal with violent, confused behavior management problem patients. Must demonstrate self control both verbal and physical under adverse conditions. May require Medium to heavy lifting at times. Applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations .Samaritan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Minorities, Disabled, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.



Samaritan Medical Center is a 287-bed acute care facility and serves as a regional referral center for Northern New York. The hospital provides a full array of medical, surgical and emergency care, including medical/surgical beds, critical care services, pediatrics, maternity, and a state-of-the-art emergency department. The hospital also provides inpatient mental health services.