Patient Observer

Patient Observer
Specialty Float Pool

The Patient Observer observes patients who require one-to-one constant observation, documents observations and maintains a safe environment based upon policies, therapeutic orders and age/development of the patient.

The Patient Observer will:
  • Display a respectful, empathetic and caring attitude toward patients and families
  • Maintain patient confidentiality
  • Identify signs and symptoms or changes in behavior that require the immediate attention of the RN
  • Collaborate with the RN pertinent aspects of care he/she is expected to perform

  • Level of maturity to maintain confidentiality, comport self professionally, with sensitivity, tact and diplomacy.
  • Excellent observation skills.

Grade 110